The PACCAR Australia network is the strongest in the country, staffed by professionals who are passionate about the trucking industry. Each month we’ll be highlighting our Dealer of the Month and shining the spotlight on the people who make up this great network.
This month we talk with Glenn Leake, Dealer Principal of MTC Kenworth DAF Mildura.
Glenn, tell us about your dealership… MTC Kenworth DAF Mildura is a family owned dealership now in its 65th year. Employing 46 staff, we are situated on six acres on the corner of the main truck route through Mildura. We have a modern 18 bay workshop with four drive-through service pits, a brand new parts warehouse and showroom and a huge new and used truck display yard.
What have been MTC Kenworth DAF Mildura’s highlights? Winning the 2015 Kenworth Dealer of The Year (to read the post about their win click here), construction of a new parts warehouse and showroom, and construction of a new dealership in Swan Hill, which opened earlier this year.
What is something unique about your Dealership? 24 hour Heavy Tow Recovery, ability to repair all makes of trucks and trailers, laser wheel alignment
Where is your favourite local spot? Trentham Estate Winery restaurant on the banks of the Murray River!
What is your favourite truck model? Kenworth T909
If you weren’t working in this industry what would you be doing? On the dole! I’ve been in the transport industry since birth and don’t know anything else.
What are your thoughts on the future of the industry? The industry is rapidly changing with the introduction of new technologies, Kenworth dealers and factory need to change with it and being Australian made makes us the only truck brand that has the ability to change quickly, ensuring the best possible service levels for our customers.
Thanks Glenn. To see more of MTC Kenworth DAF Mildura visit: http://milduratruck.com.au/