Seaford, DE — July 24, 2012
The Pete Store LLC, one of the largest truck dealers in the United States, today announced the opening of The Peterbilt Store - Delaware, a full-service truck dealership in Seaford, DE. The facility is slated to bring 14 new jobs to Sussex County within twelve months.
The 15,000 square foot facility is located at 9075 Dolby Road (directly off Route 13) and will specialize in Peterbilt Medium-Duty trucks and PacLease commercial truck rental & leasing. The location has a parts warehouse carrying a wide range of product lines for all makes of trucks, and 8 truck service bays with factory certified technicians.
"The addition of our Seaford location means we now offer customers more than 700 miles of continue support spanning 6 states." said Jeff Arscott, Vice President and General Manager of the company's Mid-Atlantic division. " We are confident customers in the area will find value in our award-winning Peterbilt products and great service", he added.
Managers for the Seaford location include Butch Smith in the role of parts manager, and Andy White as service manager. Butch brings with him 30 years' experience from heavy truck dealer in the region, while Andy moves from the company's Baltimore, Maryland store, where he helped build one of the highest rates service departments for customer satisfaction in the nation.
To celebrate the opening, The Pete Store announced donations to the Boys and Girls Club of Seaford, Sussex County Habitat for Humanity, and the Trinity Foundation. Arscott explained the donations, "Weare very fortunate to live and work in some great communities; Sussex County is no exception. We believe it is our responsibility as a company and individuals to get involved in each of them. These donations represent the beginning of our on-going commitment to this community."