GREENVILLE, N.C. – Yale Materials Handling Corporation, a long-standing leader in the materials handling industry, presented 17 of its top-performing dealers with its prestigious Dealer of Excellence award and four dealers were recognized as Dealers of Merit. The 2011 Dealers of Excellence were recognized on Kiawah Island, S.C. marking the 18th year that Yale has honored its dealers for their industry-leading level of performance in all areas of the materials handling business.
“The Yale Dealer of Excellence program is designed to recognize dealers with focused leadership, who have driven their companies to the highest level of performance in all areas of the business,” said Bill Pfleger, president of Yale Distribution. “Each year, the goals for excellence are raised, in order to meet the increasing expectations of the customer and industry demands. It is not surprising that the commitment to excellence becomes engrained in the culture of the dealership and results in consistent performance and recurring achievement of this recognition. For the past 18 years, Yale’s Dealer of Excellence Awards Program has acknowledged the significant contribution our dealers play in the achievement of our company goals. Our dealers are without question our most valued asset within the business.”
To be recognized as a Dealer of Excellence, a dealer must reach elevated goals in customer satisfaction, dealer performance, general management, truck sales, short-term rental, training, aftermarket sales, and parts and service operations.
Recipients of the 2011 Dealer of Excellence award include:Dealership--Dealer Principal
Alta Equipment Company--Steven Greenawalt
Berry Material Handling--Joe Wilson
Black Equipment Company, Inc.--Scott Bonnell
Dougherty Equipment Company (South Division)--Mike Dougherty
Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc.--Mike Pruitt
Hilo Yale Industrial Trucks--Steve LoPiccolo
Insley-McEntee Equipment Company, Inc.--Philip Robinson
Key Material Handling Equipment Co., Inc.--Robert Kehley
Medley Material Handling Company--Mark Medley
Northland Industrial Truck Co., Inc.--Alan Hammersley
Ohio Materials Handling, Inc. James Orenga
Riekes Equipment Company--Duncan Murphy
Yale Kentuckiana--Barry Paul
Yale Industrial Trucks Pittsburgh, Inc.--Christopher Burns
Yale Lift Trucks of Florida & Georgia--Sandy MacKinnon
Yale Materials Handling – Green Bay, Inc.--Gary Fairchild
YES Equipment & Services, Inc.--Clifford Anglewicz
Recipients of the 2011 Dealer of Merit award include:Dealership--Dealer Principal
M&G Materials Handling Co.--Kenneth MacDonald
National Lift Truck Service, Inc.--Robert Siano
Tynan Equipment Co.--John Tynan
Yale Carolinas, Inc. (East Division)--Joe Wheeler About Yale Materials Handling Corporation
Yale Materials Handling Corporation markets a full line of materials handling lift truck products and services, including electric, gas, LP-gas and diesel powered lift trucks; narrow aisle, very narrow aisle and motorized hand trucks. Yale has a comprehensive service offering including Fleet Management, Yale service, parts, financing and training. Its Berea, Ky., manufacturing facility was honored with Plant Engineering’s prestigious 2011 Top Plant Award. Yale trucks are manufactured in an ISO 9001:2008 registered facility and range in capacity from 2,000 to 36,000 lbs. For more information, or to find the Yale® lift truck dealer nearest you, call 1-800-233-YALE or visit www.yale.com.
Yale Materials Handling Corporation is part of NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG), which employs approximately 5,000 people worldwide. NMHG is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NC).
Yale is a registered trademark of Yale Materials Handling Corporation.
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