Exceptional Service Honored with Yale 2017 Dealer of Excellence Award


Wednesday, August 22, 2018

GREENVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 16, 2018) – In an age of tight competition and increasingly well-informed customers, lift truck dealers can make an impact with consultative knowledge and outstanding support. Yale Materials Handling Corporation honors dealers who exemplify those qualities with its 24th annual Dealer of Excellence Awards.
 
“With self-educating customers having access to more equipment information than ever, what they need from a dealer is insight on how lift trucks, power sources, telemetry, financing and service affect their operation,” says Bob Sattler, Vice President of Dealer Business Development. “The Dealer of Excellence Award indicates a dealer experience that goes above and beyond industry demands and customer expectations.”
 
The Dealer of Excellence Program judges dealers against rigid performance criteria and standards of operation for customer satisfaction, service, rental, training, new unit sales, aftermarket, engineered products and general management. Program requirements evolve with industry demands each year, ensuring recognized dealers are on the leading edge of service, support and sales expertise.
 
2017 Dealer of Excellence recipients
Alta Equipment Co. - Michigan
Gregory Poole Equipment Co. – North Carolina
Berry Material Handling - Kansas
HILO Materials Handling - New York
Black Equipment Co. - Indiana
MacKinnon Equipment - Texas
Burns Industrial Equipment - Pennsylvania
Medley Material Handling Co. - Oklahoma
Eastern Lift Truck Co. - Baltimore/DC/DE
NITCO - Boston
Eastern Lift Truck Co. - Philadelphia/South Jersey
Riekes Equipment Co. - Nebraska
Fairchild Equipment - Wisconsin
Wheeler Material Handling - North Carolina
Fitzgerald Equipment - Illinois
 
The Yale Dealer of Excellence Award recipients were honored with a special celebration at Sea Island Resorts in Sea Island, Georgia. They represent high performers from the nation’s largest independent dealer network, offering responsive, local support from over 4,700 service technicians nationwide.
 
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 Yale Vision wireless asset management, fleet management, Yale service, parts, financing and training. Yale® trucks are manufactured in an ISO 9001:2008 registered facility and range in capacity from 2,000 to 36,000 lbs.
 
Yale Materials Handling Corporation is a division of Hyster-Yale Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY).  Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. and its subsidiaries, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, employ approximately 6,900 people world-wide. 
 
Yale truck and PEOPLE. PRODUCTS. PRODUCTIVITY. are trademarks, service marks or registered marks in the United States and certain other jurisdictions. 
 
Company Contact
Jennifer Timblin
Yale Materials Handling Corporation
252-931-5747
 
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