Toyota's top dealers
Toyota Material Handling, USA (TMHU) recently announced the 2016 winners of its prestigious President’s Award. The award honours Toyota forklift dealers who excel in parts, service and equipment sales, customer satisfaction and overall dealership operations.
The 15 winners were announced at Toyota’s Annual Forklift Dealer Meeting and will celebrate together on a Toyota-sponsored trip to South Africa in May.
"TMHU’s President’s Award winners are driven to deliver the best customer experience in the industry," says Jeff Rufener, president of TMHU. "We couldn’t be the number one forklift brand in North America without their dedication and hard work."
The 2016 winners (and their dealer principals) are:
Allied Toyotalift, Knoxville, Tennessee – Russ Sharpe
Atlas Toyota Material Handling, Elk Grove Village, Illinois – Al Rawson
Brodie Toyota-Lift, Lawrence, Massachusetts – Ron McCluskey
Conger Toyotalift, Green Bay, Wisconsin – Anika Conger-Capelle
JIT Toyota-Lift, Frewsburg, New York – Joyce Schwob
Lift, Inc., Mountville, Pennsylvania – Don Herman
Madland Toyota-Lift, Inc., Bakersfield, California – Mary Madland
Southeast Industrial Equipment, Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina – Cory Thorne
Southern States Toyotalift, Tampa, Florida – Jeff Fischer
Southwest ToyotaLift, Mira Loma, California – Kirt Little
Summit ToyotaLift, North Haven, Connecticut – Larry McKevitt
Shoppa’s Material Handling, Ft. Worth, Texas – Jim Shoppa
Toyotalift of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona – Steve Hansen
Toyota Lift of South Texas, San Antonio, Texas – Ken Townsend
W.D. Matthews Machinery Company, Auburn, Maine – Scott Plummer
Our picture shows (front row, left to right): Ken Townsend, Toyota Lift of South Texas; Don Herman, Lift, Inc.; Anika Conger-Capelle, Conger Toyotalift; Joyce Schwob, JIT Toyota-Lift; Mary Madland, Madland Toyota-Lift; Ron McCluskey, Brodie Toyota-Lift; Steve Hansen, Toyotalift of Arizona
Back row, left to right: Russ Sharpe, Allied Toyotalift; Jeff Fischer, Southern States Toyotalift; Jim Shoppa, Shoppa’s Material Handling; Kirt Little, Southwest ToyotaLift; Al Rawson, Atlas Toyota Material Handling; Scott Plummer, W.D. Matthews Machinery Company; Larry McKevitt, Summit ToyotaLift; Cory Thorne, Southeast Industrial Equipment.