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MHC Kenworth – Kansas City Receives 2012 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award

MHC Kenworth - Kansas City received the 2012 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award for the United States and Canada at the Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently at the PACCAR Engine Company manufacturing plant in Columbus, Miss.

Kenworth Dealer of the Year


MHC Kenworth - Kansas City recently received the 2012 Kenworth Dealer of the Year award. From left are Gary Moore, Kenworth general manager and PACCAR vice president; MHC Kenworth executives Tim Murphy, Ken Hoffman, Jeff Murphy, Mike Murphy and Reed Murphy III; and Preston Feight, Kenworth assistant general manager for sales and marketing.

"MHC Kenworth - Kansas City sells The World's Best® trucks and this award is a testament to our many dedicated employees who provide The World's Best customer support each and every day," said Tim Murphy, CEO of MHC Kenworth, which operates 55 Kenworth dealerships in 11 states. "It's certainly gratifying to be recognized for our efforts from among the many outstanding Kenworth dealers. We're very honored to receive the prestigious Kenworth Dealer of the Year award." The award encompasses MHC Kenworth - Kansas City locations in Columbia, Kansas City and St. Joseph, Mo., and Olathe and Topeka, Kan.

MHC Kenworth - Kansas City was selected as Kenworth Dealer of the Year from among Kenworth's six Gold Award winners for 2012. Other Gold Award winners are Edmonton Kenworth, Kenworth of South Louisiana, Papé Kenworth of Central California, Truckworx Kenworth - Birmingham, and Wisconsin Kenworth.

"Excellent Kenworth T680 and PACCAR MX engine sales, strong market share in heavy and medium duty trucks, continued investment with the opening of its new St. Joseph facility, and a high level of customer support were among the hallmarks of success for MHC Kenworth - Kansas City in 2012," said Gary Moore, Kenworth general manager and PACCAR vice president. "The outstanding performance and excellent results are commendable and established MHC Kenworth - Kansas City as a very worthy Kenworth Dealer of the Year."

Gold Award Winner: Edmonton Kenworth


From left: Gary King and Collin Ferguson


Gold Award Winner: Kenworth of South Louisiana


From left: Jodie Teuton and Scott Oliphant


Gold Award Winner: MHC Kenworth - Kansas City


From left: Tim Murphy, Reed Murphy III, Ken Hoffman, Jeff Murphy and Mike Murphy. 


Gold Award Winner: Papé Kenworth of Central CaliforniaPapeCentralCalif

From left: Susie Papé, Dave Laird and Jordan Papé


Gold Award Winner:  Truckworx Kenworth - Birmingham


From left: Bob Mitchell and Will Bruser


Gold Award Winner:  Wisconsin Kenworth

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Jim Moeller


Silver Award Winners


Shown are Kenworth dealer representatives from Kenworth's Silver Award winners.

During the Kenworth Dealer Meeting, Kenworth also honored its 14 Silver Award winners for 2012 which are: Custom Truck Sales, Kenworth Sales Company - Spokane,  Papé Kenworth of Oregon, Kenworth Montréal, GreatWest Kenworth, Inland Kenworth (U.S.), MHC Kenworth - Arkansas, MHC Kenworth - Colorado, MHC Kenworth - Georgia, MHC Kenworth - Oklahoma, MHC Kenworth - Texas, Wallwork Kenworth, Wichita Kenworth, and Worldwide Equipment.


Shown are participants at the Kenworth Dealer Meeting with the Kenworth T680 and Kenworth T880 at the PACCAR Engine Company manufacturing plant in Columbus, Miss.

Kenworth's constant commitment for superior dealer service is demonstrated by Kenworth receiving the "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Heavy Duty Truck Dealer Service, Two Years in a Row", according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2011-2012 Heavy Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction StudiesSM.*

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World's Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth's Internet home page is at Kenworth is a PACCAR company.

Recent Kenworth Dealer of The Year Winners:

2012 MHC Kenworth - Kansas City
2011 Edmonton Kenworth
2010 MHC Kenworth - Colorado
2009 MHC Kenworth - Kansas City
2008 Kenworth of South Texas
2007 Custom Truck Sales
2006 Edmonton Kenworth
2005 MHC Kenworth - Texas
2004 NorCal Kenworth
2003 Tri-State Kenworth
2002 Inland Kenworth - Canada
2001 Edmonton Kenworth
2000 Kenworth Northwest

*Kenworth received the highest numerical score for heavy-duty truck dealer service in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2011-2012 Heavy Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction StudiesSM. 2012 study based on 1,725 primary maintainers of 2011 model-year Class 8 heavy-duty trucks measuring six manufacturers. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of those surveyed in February-May 2012. Your experiences may vary.  Visit