Edmonton Kenworth PacLease and Peterbilt PacLease of Las Vegas were named Paccar Leasing Co. (PacLease) North American Franchise of the Year winners.

The awards recognize the dealerships for their success in sales and for the effort employees put forth in delivering products and services that meet and exceed customer needs, PacLease said.

“It’s clear that these locations and their employees deserve this recognition for their dedication to serving the needs of our customers. Franchise of the Year award winners consistently display outstanding quality throughout their enterprises,” said PacLease president Bob Southern. “Award criteria is based on the PacLease Standards of Excellence program. The standards evaluate PacLease locations in key functional business areas based on quality performance.”

PacLease also presented several regional awards to franchises throughout the United States and Canada for their successes. The 2009 region franchise award winners are: MHC PacLease, Tulsa, OK; PacLease of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD; Peterbilt PacLease of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV; Great West Truck Lease and Rentals, Calgary, Al.; Edmonton Kenworth PacLease, Edmonton, Al.; Southland PacLease of Lafayette, Baton Rouge, LA; Rush Truck Leasing, San Antonio, TX; Pape Kenworth PacLease, Fresno, CA.