Volvo Trucks has awarded M&K Truck Centers headquartered in Byron Center, Michigan, and their other 15 Volvo Trucks dealer locations, as its 2019 U.S. Dealer Group of the Year. Volvo Trucks also honored its top regional dealership groups in the United States at the recent American Truck Dealers (ATD) Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The annual U.S. Dealer Group of the Year Award recognized M&K Truck Centers and its employees for outstanding performance in a number of key areas including customer satisfaction, market share, franchise investments, growth of new truck and leasing sales, and parts sales performance.

“Everyone at M&K Truck Centers adds to the consistent and unbeatable performance as one of our major dealership groups in the United States,” said Jeff Lester, senior vice president of sales for Volvo Trucks North America. “M&K Truck Centers, across their region, continue to be the ultimate ambassadors for Volvo Trucks North America, and showcase a continued commitment to customers which has proven to, again, be the best in the industry.”

M&K Truck Centers leverage Volvo Trucks’ VNL, VNR, VNX and VHD model families in straight truck and tractor applications to penetrate new markets and earn top sales volume, as well as continue to invest in its facilities and service operations as a Volvo Trucks’ Certified Uptime Dealer. M&K Truck Centers has been in operation since 1989 and has a track record of success, having previously been named Volvo Trucks’ U.S. Dealer Group of the Year in 2008, 2014 and 2015.

“M&K Truck Centers is sincerely thankful to Volvo Trucks for the high honors received at the recent ATD show,” said Ron Meyering, chief executive officer, M&K Truck Centers. “At the event, M&K was awarded the 2019 U.S. Dealer Group of the Year Award and the 2019 U.S. Central Region Dealer of the Year Award for Volvo Trucks North America. This is the fourth time we have received the U.S. Dealer Group of the Year Award and we would like to congratulate the entire M&K team for their dedication to excellence and their hard work.”

Volvo Trucks’ 2019 U.S. Dealer Group of the Year Award recipients include:

U.S. Dealer Group of the Year  M&K Truck Centers – Byron Center, Michigan

U.S., Central Region M&K Truck Centers – Byron Center, Michigan

U.S., Northeast Region S&S Volvo – Lima, Ohio

U.S., Southeast Region Nacarato Truck Center – La Vergne, Tennessee           

U.S., Southwest Region Volvo Trucks of Texas – Laredo, Texas

U.S., Western Region Northwest Equipment Sales – Boise, Idaho


CAPTION:  (From left to right):  Chris Jagnow, Regional Fleet Manager, Central Region, Volvo Trucks North America; Peter Voorhoeve, President, Volvo Trucks North America; Ron Meyering, Chief Executive Officer, M&K Truck Centers; Kevin Murtha, Executive Vice President of Sales, M&K Truck Centers; Anthony Gargano, Vice President of Sales, M&K Truck Centers; Jeff Lester, Senior Vice President Sales, Volvo Trucks North America.

Volvo Trucks North America, headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, is one of the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturers in North America. Its Uptime Services commitment is delivered by a network of nearly 400 authorized dealers across North America and the 24/7 Volvo Trucks Uptime Center. Every Volvo truck is assembled in the Volvo Trucks New River Valley manufacturing facility in Dublin, Virginia, which meets the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality, 14001 standard for environmental care and holds a dual ISO 50001/Superior Energy Performance certification at the platinum level, indicating a sustained excellence in energy management. Volvo Trucks North America provides complete transport solutions for its customers, offering a full range of diesel, alternative-fuel and all-electric vehicles, and is part of the Volvo Trucks global organization.

Volvo Trucks supplies complete transport solutions for discerning professional customers with its full range of medium- and heavy-duty trucks. Customer support is provided via a global network of dealers with 2,300 service points in about 130 countries. Volvo trucks are assembled in 12 countries across the globe. In 2022 approximately 145,000 Volvo trucks were delivered worldwide. Volvo Trucks 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. Volvo Trucks’ work is based on the core values of quality, safety and environmental care.