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Yale honors outstanding performers with 2014 Dealer of Excellence Award

Yale Materials Handling Corporation is excited to recognize its top performing dealers with the 2014 Dealer of Excellence award. This award honors Yale® dealers that have exhibited focused leadership, and continue to drive their customers to the highest level of performance in all functional areas of materials handling.

"Our dealers continue to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to service, providing expert knowledge and support that exceeds customer expectations and attracts new business,” said Bob Sattler, Vice President of Dealer Business Development, Yale. “The Yale dealer network is one of the largest in the materials handing industry, and our Dealer of Excellence recipients have proven to meet the most demanding criteria, standing out from a remarkably talented group of dealers."
To receive the award, dealers must meet rigorous business practice standards and performance criteria including superior customer satisfaction, general management, truck sales, short-term rental, aftermarket sales and parts and training and service. Each year, the program requirements are assessed and modified to ensure that performance standards keep pace with increasing customer expectations and heightened industry demands.

2014 Dealer Excellence Recipients


Yale Dealer

Dealer Principal

Alta Equipment (Eastern MI Division)

Steve Greenawalt

Berry Material Handling

Joe Wilson

Black Equipment Company, Inc.

Scott Bonnell

Burns Industrial Equipment, Inc.

Christopher Burns

Dougherty Equipment Company (NC Division)

Michael Dougherty

Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc.

Mike Pruitt

Fairchild Equipment Inc. (WI. Division)

Gary Fairchild

Hilo Materials Handling Group

Steve LoPiccolo

Hy-Tek Material Handling

Sam Grooms

Insley-McEntee Equipment Company, Inc.

Philip Robinson

Key Material Handling Equipment Co., Inc.

Robert Kehley

MacKinnon Equipment & Services

Sandy MacKinnon

Medley Material Handling Company

Mark Medley

Northland Industrial Truck Co., Inc. (MA Division)

Alan Hammersley

Riekes Equipment Company

Duncan Murphy

Yale Carolinas-East

Gray Wheeler



The Yale Dealer of Excellence recipients were honored with a special awards celebration on April 10, 2015 in Newport Beach, Calif. The 2014 Dealer of Excellence program marks the 21st year that Yale has honored its highest performing dealers.