Western Star Northwest Ridgefield is Elite Support Certified

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Along with eight locations throughout the GTC Dealership Family, Western Star Northwest is now an Elite Support Certified Dealership.


Ridgefield, WA – June 20th, 2017 – Executive Vice President of Western Star Northwest, Doug Wakefield has announced the Elite Support Certification of the Ridgefield, WA dealership. Over the past six months, the Ridgefield Team has worked diligently to meet the Elite Support Certification goal and has succeeded in demonstrating compliance with the 127 criteria of the Elite Support Program,” said Doug. “Being recognized as an Elite Support facility places Ridgefield in a nationwide group of select DTNA dealers that are committed to supporting customers at the highest level.  Regionally it brings the number of Gordon Truck Centers, Inc. Elite certified dealerships to nine!”

Doug recognized the Ridgefield Change Management Team, Steve Hidy, Doug Thompson, Sarah McCants, Mike Agee, Dave Dawson, Jeff Birch, Doug Thompson, Mick Weddel, Brian Eki, Todd Tracy and Will Ewing for their support and leadership contributions during the certification process. Doug offered a special and much deserved thank you to Ridgefield Continuous Improvement Coordinator Scott Koyen for his willingness to guide the dealership to reach their goal.

The Elite Support program is a commitment to a high standard of consistent customer experience across a network of certified dealers. The GTC Dealership Family is committed to taking the necessary steps to certify all locations across the network.

About Gordon Truck Centers, Inc.

Built upon a 30 year history of helping customer satisfy their transportation needs, Gordon Truck Centers, Inc. is an expanded network of dealerships doing business as Freightliner Northwest, Western Star Northwest, and Freightliner of Hawaii. The Dealership Family has 12 locations throughout Washington, Oregon and Hawaii located off nearly every major highway. As a full-service Freightliner, Western Star, Fuso, Wilson Trailer, Reitnouer Aluminum Trailer dealership family, GTC can sell, finance, insure and service commercial trucks for medium and heavy duty applications.