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Kenworth of Louisiana-Shreveport Opens Full-Service Facility in Growing Business Area Near Interstate 20

BOSSIER CITY, La., December 17, 2015 - Kenworth of Louisiana-Shreveport recently opened a facility located about a half mile south of Interstate 20.

The full-service dealership occupies two adjoining buildings – a 2,000 square-foot office and a 10,500 square-foot building housing the service and parts departments. The service department provides six service bays and the parts department offers a large inventory and parts delivery throughout the greater Shreveport area. The location also provides complete sales support and leasing and rental services through its onsite PacLease (PACCAR Leasing) franchise.

 Kenworth of Louisiana-Shreveport

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“By opening this facility, we can provide truck fleets and operators in northern Louisiana sales and leasing support plus immediate parts and service support along the major I-20 transportation corridor and close to the I-20 and I-49 interchange,” said Scott Oliphant, dealer principal and president of Kenworth of Louisiana. “We’re quite bullish about the long-term economic prospects in this area. The west end of Shreveport has a number of growing businesses in the light manufacturing, logging, oil and gas, mining and construction industries. There’s also a growing information technology sector anchored by CenturyLink’s headquarters in nearby Monroe, plus the U.S. Cyber Innovation Center at Barksdale Air Force Base.”

Kenworth of Louisiana recently held a customer appreciation event to introduce area customers to the staff and the company’s Bossier City facility. The dealership is located at 3876 and 3884 Industrial Circle. The phone number is 318-415-7450.

Craig Busher manages the Shreveport location’s parts department and Jeff Nelson manages the service department. Parts and service are available from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. The service department offers full warranty support for the PACCAR MX engines.

Kenworth of Louisiana, which has been a service provider to the commercial trucking industry in Louisiana for more than 40 years, operates six locations throughout the Pelican State, including its Shreveport area facility in Bossier City. The remaining five are in Baton Rouge (Port Allen); Houma (Gray); Lafayette (Carencro); Lake Charles; and New Orleans (Harahan). Kenworth of Louisiana-Shreveport is part of the Kenworth Dealer network of more than 360 locations in the United States and Canada.

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

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