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New England Freightliner and Western Star Dealers join to create the Advantage Truck Group

Summary: TriState Truck Center Freightliner/Western Star and McDevitt Trucks with its affiliate, Patriot Freightliner, Western Star, have joined forces to form Advantage Truck Group LLC (ATG). ATG with its seven locations creates a comprehensive customer service network across central New England including New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts, is dedicated to provide an unprecedented customer experience to Freightliner, Western Star and all trucking customers. Their combined 75 years of dedication to New England’s trucking customers will serve to enhance customer satisfaction with a broadened, consistent network across the region.

Effective immediately, Patriot and TriState will operate under “Advantage Truck Group” with locations in Shrewsbury and Westfield Massachusetts and Westminster, Vermont. McDevitt Trucks will include its four locations in Manchester, Seabrook and Lancaster New Hampshire and Tewksbury Massachusetts in the ATG network. Customers will benefit from a combined workforce of 120 factory-authorized technicians, modern parts call center and expanded delivery network, “Warranty on Wheels,” consistent parts pricing, and credit policies. In addition, the Shrewsbury and Westfield locations are Elite Support certified with the other locations soon to follow. Elite Support is a program unique to Freightliner and Western Star that requires dealerships to undergo a rigorous continuous improvement process to ensure the highest of standards in service and efficiency. In short, the best customer experience network in New England just got a whole lot bigger and better!

Kevin Holmes, currently president of TriState, will lead ATG as President and CEO. Jack and Kevin McDevitt will continue to lead McDevitt Trucks. The principals are joined by their 300+ employees in committing to a strong future and professional, dedicated and courteous support for New England’s truck community.

‘The Advantage Truck Group combines two of the best truck dealers in the New England area that have been in business for decades working to provide Freightliner and Western Star customers the support they need to run their businesses’, said Kevin Holmes, president and CEO, Advantage Truck Group. ‘By combining our strengths of focusing on servicing the customer, being dedicated to Elite Support and increasing our reach the customer will be the big winner from this partnership.’

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