GTC Announces the Opening of a Western Star Dealership in Ridgefield, WA

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To expand the region of Western Star product coverage as well as a common identity and services provided, Gordon Truck Centers, Inc. is opening Western Star Northwest.

For Immediate Release

Ridgefield, WA – February 10th, 2017 – Gordon Truck Centers, Inc. (GTC) announced today, Daimler Trucks North America (DNTA) has approved GTC’s Western Star dealership application. The Pacific Truck Centers (PTC) Detroit Diesel Distributorship in Ridgefield, WA will now operate as Western Star Northwest (WSNW).

Western Star Northwest will sell, service and provide parts for medium and heavy duty commercial vehicles. This venture creates direct access to additional product lines including Detroit transmissions and axles. Technicians will also have access to the latest Western Star training curriculum and the facility will have increased alignment with the other 11 GTC dealership locations including those currently offering Western Star at the Olympia, Coburg, and Spokane Freightliner Northwest locations.

“Expanding our Western Star footprint enhances our efforts to become the premier regional support network for medium and heavy duty truck customers,” said Scott Gordon, President. “Our dealership family’s common brand identity shows the commitment we’ve made to our customers on a regional level.”

Gordon Truck Centers, Inc. has developed a network of accomplished service providers. Since 2015, the GTC dealership family has grown from three Valley Freightliner locations in the greater Seattle region to a 12 store, multi state network of dealerships. The acquisitions of Freedom Truck Center, Eagle Freightliner, and Pacific Truck Centers, added nine locations in Washington, Oregon, and Hawaii and have greatly expanded the company’s regional coverage. As of January 3rd, 2017, 10 of the dealership family locations rebranded to Freightliner Northwest.

The Gordon Truck Centers, Inc. dealership family will now be comprised of Western Star Northwest, Freightliner Northwest, and Freightliner of Hawaii.

About Western Star Northwest

Western Star Northwest is a division of Gordon Truck Centers, Inc. and part of an expanded network of dealerships with multiple locations throughout Washington, Oregon and Hawaii. As a full-service Western Star dealer, WSNW can sell, finance, insure and service commercial trucks for medium and heavy duty applications.


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Haley Becklund | Marketing Manager |