MHC Kenworth-Kansas City named Parts and Service Dealer of Year

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MHC Kenworth in Kansas City, Mo., was named 2010 Kenworth Parts and Service Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada at the annual Kenworth Parts and Service Meeting held recently in Orlando, Fla. The award is presented in recognition of outstanding parts and service support.

“MHC Kenworth-Kansas City is honored to receive the prestigious Kenworth Parts and Service Dealer of the Year award,” says Tim Murphy, president of MHC Kenworth, which operates 41 Kenworth dealerships in 10 states. “We commend our many dedicated employees who deliver excellent parts and service support and high customer satisfaction to our many loyal customers.” The award encompasses MHC Kenworth-Kansas City and MHC Kenworth locations in Columbia, Mo., and Olathe and Topeka, Kan.

“MHC Kenworth-Kansas City had an outstanding performance and consistently achieves excellence in all areas of its parts and service operations, demonstrates a strong commitment to providing customers with The World’s Best customer support, and makes significant investments in its facilities,” says Gary Moore, Kenworth general manager.

In addition to its latest honor, MHC Kenworth-Kansas City also previously received the 2009 Kenworth Dealer of the Year award and the 2007 Kenworth Medium Duty Dealer of the Year award – both covering the United States and Canada.

At the recent meeting, Kenworth also named its Regional, Gold and Silver Parts and Service Dealers of the Year to recognize superior excellent and achievement in parts and service operations, financial performance and customer support.

Regional Award winners are Canada: Edmonton Kenworth (Edmonton, Alb.); Central: MHC Kenworth-Kansas City (Kansas City, Mo.); Great Lakes: Central Illinois Trucks; Northeast: Truck Enterprises – Lynchburg; (Lynchburg, Va.); Southeast: Kenworth of Birmingham (Birmingham, Ala.) and Western: Motor Power Equipment – Billings (Billings, Mont.). The awards recognize the highest performing Kenworth dealerships and reward exceptional performance in all areas of customer service.

Gold Award winners are Edmonton Kenworth, Inland Kenworth (U.S.), Kenworth Sales Co., MHC Kenworth-Kansas City, Motor Power Kenworth – Billings, and Truck Enterprises – Lynchburg.

Silver Award winners are Central Illinois Trucks, GreatWest Kenworth, Kenworth of Birmingham, Kenworth Quebec, Wallwork Kenworth and Wisconsin Kenworth.

For the first time at the Kenworth Parts and Service Meeting, Kenworth dealer excellence in the support and sales of the TRP brand of all-makes parts for trucks, trailers and buses was also recognized. Edmonton Kenworth was named TRP All-Makes Dealer of the Year, Kenworth of Indianapolis received the TRP Bus Segment Dealer of the Year, and Kenworth Sales Co. in West Valley, Utah, was named TRP Trailer Segment Dealer of the Year.

“The TRP awards for All-Makes, Bus and Trailer recognized the efforts of those dealers who used TRP most effectively to compete and penetrate new markets, while at the same time growing incremental sales with existing customers,” says Darrin Siver, Paccar vice president and Paccar Parts general manager.