Peterbilt Motors Company

Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo wins 2012 Dealer of the Year

Recognized for significant sales growth, operational excellence and exceptional dedication to exceeding customer expectations, Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo (N.D.) was named the 2012 North American Dealer of the Year by Peterbilt Motors Company.

Dealer principals Don Larson and Jeff Vanthournout accepted the award during the annual Peterbilt Dealer Meeting, held at the PACCAR MX Engine manufacturing facility in Columbus, Miss.

"It is a pleasure to present Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo with Peterbilt's highest honor, one that is truly earned and deserved by this outstanding dealership," said Bill Kozek, Peterbilt general manager and PACCAR vice president. "Their entire organization is committed to setting the bar higher every day. The result is superior customer satisfaction and a constant focus on improving efficiency, productivity and profitability."

Noted achievements of Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo include serving customers with the full range of PACCAR solutions, including PacLease and PACCAR Financial, participating in the Peterbilt Dealer Council, and utilizing all available training opportunities.

"We are honored to be named Peterbilt's North American Dealer of the Year, a distinction that would not be possible without our entire team at Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo," said Larson. "Each employee brings a passion and innovativeness to their work, every day, always putting the customer first and always setting higher standards for our industry."

In 2011, Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo was named the company's Parts and Service Dealer of the Year and PACCAR MX-13 Engine Dealer of the Year. The North American Dealer of the Year Award is among six Best in Class Awards given during the annual event.

"Peterbilt is proud to have the strongest dealer network in North America, focused on providing customers with premium products, unparalleled parts and service support, and the highest levels of customer satisfaction," said Kozek. "The six dealers we have named 2012 Best in Class winners stand out in a network that is rich with the industry's top performers."