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UniCarriers Americas announces Nissan Forklift Nine, Dealer of Excellence and President’s Award Winners for 2013
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UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) announces the winners of its Nissan Forklift Nine, Dealer Excellence Awards and its President’s Award winner.

The “Nissan Forklift Nine, Dealer of Excellence Award” for fiscal year 2013, which ended March 31, 2014, rewards and recognizes the top nine Nissan Forklift brand dealers throughout the Americas. The Nissan Forklift Nine winners set the standard to which all dealers representing Nissan Forklift by UniCarriers brand products strive to achieve. They create a culture of sales and service professionalism within their organizations, and reflect UniCarriers Americas’ core values.

All Nissan Forklift by UniCarriers dealers are measured and evaluated across major categories, including new equipment sales, market penetration, aftermarket parts sales, service expertise, overall performance and professionalism.

To attain status as a Nissan Forklift Nine, Dealer of Excellence Award winner, each organization accepted UCA’s challenge, surpassing previous goals and ranking among the OEM’s leading dealerships.

The following nine dealers excelled in these critical areas and earned the prestigious status as Nissan Forklift Nine, Dealer of Excellence Award winners for 2013:

Capital Equipment & Handling  Hartland, Wis.

CFE Equipment Corporation  Norfolk, Va. Also received 2013 President’s Award

Forklift Systems, Inc.  Nashville, Tenn.

Forklifts of Minnesota, Inc.  Bloomington, Minn.

Hoj Forklift Systems  Salt Lake City, Utah

J.M. Equipment Co., Inc.  Manteca, Calif.

J.V. Equipment, Inc.  Edinburg, Texas

M&L Industries LLC  Houma, La.

MSB Leon S.A. de C.V. Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico

“2013 was a transitional year for UniCarriers Americas that produced positive results for the company and our dealers,” said James Radous III, executive vice president sales, Americas, UniCarriers Americas. “Not only do we celebrate these nine excellent dealers, we appreciate everything they do in representing the face of UniCarriers Americas every day.”

Introduced in 1990, the Nissan Forklift President’s Award, presented by UniCarriers Americas, recognizes a single dealership from its Nissan Forklift Nine, Dealer of Excellence winners, that embodies the essential characteristics found only in the most accomplished organizations. To earn this honor, the dealership must outperform previous years, and reach the highest tier of success.

“The President’s Award represents the premier honor from UCA and is the most challenging accomplishment for dealers. We are proud to recognize CFE Equipment with the President’s Award for 2013,” said Radous. “CFE Equipment embraces the important principles of collaboration among its team, exhibits respect and passion for our profession and continuously pursues excellence in all its endeavors.”

CFE Equipment has represented the Nissan Forklift brand for nearly 40 years, producing multiple sales professionals who’ve earned the esteemed Pinnacle Sales Award during its tenure. The dealership has been honored as a Nissan Forklift Nine, Dealer of Excellence Award winner 19 out of the past 22 years, including 2013, and earned gold level status in UCA’s Service Excellence Program across its branch locations. CFE is the only dealership to win the celebrated President’s Award five times.