October 25, 2013
“Heyburn has a strong agriculture and farm industry. A number of local companies move agricultural products and freight, and they need a facility where they can shop for quality trucks and obtain excellent parts and service support,” says Kyle Treadway, president of Kenworth Sales Company. “To serve those customers, our new location offers extended hours of operation Monday through Saturday and is open Sunday. We also support truckers traveling eastbound and westbound on I-84 through Idaho.”
Kenworth Sales Company’s new 19,000 square-foot facility has 12 service bays for service and Paccar engine support, 5,700 square feet of parts storage and display space featuring quality Kenworth proprietary and TRP all-makes parts, and a driver’s lounge.
The dealership is located on 8 acres with a large parking lot.
Salt Lake City-based Kenworth Sales Company recently celebrated the relocation with a grand opening at the new Heyburn dealership that featured a barbecue and a vendor fair with 200 customers attending.
Kenworth Sales Company also operates 19 other dealerships in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
Treadway said the PacLease franchise at the new Heyburn facility is offering local fleets the opportunity to rent Kenworth trucks powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and try them out before they lease or buy them. Fleets operating along the I-84 corridor through Utah, Idaho, and eastern Oregon can rent Kenworth LNG trucks through a rental program available from PacLease, Kenworth Sales Company, and Blu LNG.
“Blu LNG has opened an LNG station in Jerome, Idaho, 45 miles to the northwest and has another one planned for Cassie, Idaho, 25 miles to the southeast,” Treadway added. “The LNG stations will offer local customers convenient locations to get