Mack Names Vanguard Truck Center of Phoenix its 2014 North American Dealer of the Year

GREENSBORO, NC (Feb. 16, 2015) – Mack Trucks today announced that Vanguard Truck Center of Phoenix is its 2014 North American Dealer of the Year.

Founded in 1989 and driven by a mission to exceed customers’ expectations, the family-owned Vanguard Truck Centers operates full-service commercial truck centers in Arizona, Georgia, Missouri and Texas. In 2014, Vanguard Truck Center of Phoenix experienced tremendous growth, surpassing sales goals by nearly 50 percent. In addition, Vanguard invested more than $5 million to modernize the Phoenix facility to better meet customers’ needs. The investment included the opening of a new service point on Interstate 40 in Flagstaff, Arizona to better service the entire state for Mack.

Vanguard Truck Center of Phoenix has been recognized with several Mack awards in the past, most recently as the Mack West Region Dealer of the Year in 2013 and Mack West Region Leasing Dealer of the Year in 2013.

Mack also named 2014 winners for each of its U.S. regional sales divisions:

  • Northeast Region: Bergey’s Truck Center, Souderton, Pennsylvania
  • Southeast Region: Tri-State Truck Center, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Central Region: M & K Quality Truck Sales, Summit, Illinois
  • Southwest Region: East Texas Mack Sales, LLC, Longview, Texas
  • West Region: Vanguard Truck Center of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Canada Region: Mid-Ontario Mack, Barrie, Ontario, Canada

The North American Used Truck Dealer of the Year award was given to Mack of Nashville, based in La Vergne, Tennessee. Mack of Nashville is part of the McMahon Truck Centers group of dealers.

“As representatives of Mack Trucks, these award winners are without equal,” said Stephen Roy, president, Mack Trucks North America. “I am extremely proud of their commitment to our customers’ success through their dedication to exceptional service.”

2014 NA Dealer of the Year
Vanguard Truck Center of Phoenix was awarded the Mack Trucks 2014 North American Dealer of the Year. Pictured from left to right are Mike Reardon, Mack Trucks west region vice president; Dan Kingston, Vanguard vice president, Arizona region; Tom Ewing, Vanguard Truck Center president and dealer principal; Tommy Lyons, Vanguard sales manager, Arizona region; and Stephen Roy, president, Mack Trucks North America.

Dedicated to quality, reliability, and total customer satisfaction, Mack Trucks, Inc. has provided its customers with innovative transportation solutions for more than a century. Today, Mack is one of North America’s largest producers of heavy-duty trucks and Mack® trucks are sold and serviced through an extensive distribution network in more than 45 countries. Mack trucks and diesel engines sold in North America are assembled in the United States. Mack manufacturing locations are certified to the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality and ISO 14001 standard for environmental management systems. Mack is also a proud sponsor of Share the Road, an American Trucking Associations’ public information campaign aimed at enhancing the safety of our nation’s roadways.

Mack Trucks, Inc. is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, which employs about 110,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2013, the Volvo Group’s sales amounted to $41.5 billion. The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo shares are listed on OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm and are traded OTC in the U.S.

SOURCE: Mack Trucks