Quebec dealer takes Kenworth’s top award

Kenworth Maska received the 2018 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award for the United States and Canada at the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in San Diego.

“Kenworth Maska and our employees are dedicated to delivering excellent Kenworth heavy and medium duty trucks, parts and service that support customer uptime and enable fleets and truck operators to succeed in their businesses,” said Pierre Letendre, president of Kenworth Maska, which operates dealerships in La Présentation, St. Mathieu de Laprairie and Sherbrooke, Quebec.

The KW Maska team accepting the dealer award, with KW reps, from left: Kevin Baney, Kenworth assistant general manager for sales and marketing; Mike Dozier, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice president; and Kenworth Maska executives Nicolas Letendre, SĂ©bastien Letendre, Samuel Letendre, and Pierre Letendre.The KW Maska team accepting the dealer award, with KW reps, from left: Kevin Baney, Kenworth assistant general manager for sales and marketing; Mike Dozier, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice president; and Kenworth Maska executives Nicolas Letendre, SĂ©bastien Letendre, Samuel Letendre, and Pierre Letendre.

“Kenworth Maska produced excellent results across our dealer excellence categories to attain nine appearances in the Kenworth Dealer Top 10 rankings,” said Mike Dozier, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice president. “The dealer ranked high in market share, technician training, customer satisfaction, Paccar Parts performance and growth, as well as overall facilities excellence.”

Kenworth also presented Gold and Silver dealer awards, as well as Paccar Engines, Medium Duty, Parts and Service, and TRP Dealer of the Year awards.

Kenworth Gold Awards
Kenworth Maska was selected as dealer of the year from among Kenworth’s five Gold Award winners for 2018. Other Gold Award winners are MHC Kenworth – Colorado, MHC Kenworth – Kansas City, MHC Kenworth – Oklahoma, and Wichita Kenworth. The Gold Award is presented to a select number of Kenworth dealers each year that achieve the highest level of performance in the Kenworth network.

Kenworth Silver Awards
During the Kenworth Dealer Meeting, Kenworth also recognized its 12 Silver Award winners:
Kenworth of Jacksonville
Kenworth Montréal
Kenworth Sales Company

MHC Kenworth – Arkansas
MHC Kenworth – Georgia
MHC Kenworth – Springfield
MHC Kenworth – Tennessee
MHC Kenworth – Texas
Motor Power Kenworth – Billings
Rihm Kenworth
Truckworx Kenworth – Birmingham

Wisconsin Kenworth

Kenworth Paccar Engines Dealer of the Year
MHC Kenworth – Oklahoma received Kenworth’s Paccar Engines Dealer of the Year honors. The award honors the Kenworth dealer that fully engages customers, sells all the benefits of spec’ing Paccar MX engines and truly meets customer uptime needs with service. The MHC dealer sold nearly 900 Paccar MX-powered units, achieved impressive market share, and made the Top 10 list in multiple categories including call center response, MX technician certifications, and MX engines sold.

Kenworth Parts and Service Dealer of the Year
Truckworx Kenworth – Birmingham captured the Kenworth Parts and Service Dealer of the Year award with performances at or near the top of every major parts sales category. Truckworx was rated first in retail sales and Paccar Parts purchase growth, plus it ranked in Kenworth’s Top 5 in the outstanding facilities category.

Kenworth Medium Duty Dealer of the Year
MHC Kenworth – Tennessee was named Kenworth Medium Duty Dealer of the Year. The award recognizes outstanding leadership and dealership focus on growing Kenworth’s medium duty business.

Kenworth TRP All-Makes Dealer of the Year
Kenworth of Indianapolis increased its TRP sales by 28 percent, overall parts purchases by 16 percent, and opened a new TRP store in 2018 to help earn the Kenworth TRP All-Makes Dealer of the Year honors

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