This weekend at the American Truck Dealers Convention and Expo held in San Francisco awarded the Truck and Truck Dealer of the Year. The title of the Truck of the year goes to the Kenworth T880, which bested the Peterbilt 567 and the International WorkStar 7600. The trucks were judge by a panel of commercial trucking journalists. The Kenworth ranked high in exterior and interior design, style, and handling at high and low speeds.
At this same convention, Scott McCandless of McCandless Truck Center was named the 2015 Truck Dealer of the Year. The award was presented by American Truck Dealers, Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine and Procede Software. Mr. McCandless was one of six dealers nominated for this award. He started in 2000 as a new truck sales manager and after a four year period, McCandless won a competitive selection process to be the DealCor manager for Rocky Mountain International in Denver. Today, McCandless Truck Center has revenues of more than $100 million. The team that nominated McCandless said that he demonstrated an exceptional commitment to both customer and employee focused leadership in his dealership.