Peterbilt names dealers of the year

Blake Jackson, Dealer Principal of Idaho Falls Peterbilt, was named Peterbilt’s 2008 North American Dealer of the Year at the Peterbilt Motors Company Annual Dealer Meeting.

Jackson operates seven exclusive Peterbilt dealerships with locations in Colorado, Idaho and Utah. In 2008, Blake Jackson opened locations in Vernal and Murray, Utah, and in Jerome, Idaho. Awards recently presented for 2008 performance include the Best in Class award recognizing Peterbilt’s top performing dealers for the Idaho Falls, Idaho, branch and the Platinum Oval award recognizing sales and service excellence for Idaho Falls and Boise, Idaho, as well as Salt Lake City, Utah, locations.

Peterbilt also announced the winners of its 2008 Best in Class award that recognizes the top performing dealers from its 247 locations:

Best in Class Dealer Awards

    Eric and Kurt Jorgensen, Peterbilt Illinois – Rockford – Rockford, Illinois
    Eddy Stahl, Stahl Peterbilt – Edmonton – Edmonton, Alberta
    Marvin and Rusty Rush – Rush Peterbilt Truck Center – Denver – Denver, Colorado
    Glenn Larson – Peterbilt of Springfield – Strafford, Missouri
    Bob and Harry Hunter – Hunter Keystone Peterbilt – Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Additionally, Peterbilt announced the following award winners for 2008:

Bert Martin Jr. of Martin’s Peterbilt of Eastern Kentucky in London, Kentucky, received Peterbilt’s Red Oval of the Year award for the top performing pre-owned truck dealer.

John Arscott of Peterbilt of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia, received the Peterbilt TruckCare Dealer of the Year award for superior aftermarket service.

For the second consecutive year, Bob Hunter, Dealer Principal of Hunter Peterbilt in Smithfield (Uniontown) Pennsylvania, was named Peterbilt Motor Company’s 2008 Medium Duty Truck Dealer of the Year.

The Hunter family has 12 locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. In addition to their Medium Duty award and 25-year recognition, Hunter received several other awards at the most recent Peterbilt Dealer meeting including a Best in Class award recognizing top performing dealers for Hunter Keystone Peterbilt in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and Platinum Ovals recognizing sales and service excellence for stores in Lancaster, Uniontown, and Eau Claire, Pennsylvania. Hunter Peterbilt has received a Platinum Oval award every year since 1992.