Shoppa’s Material Handling hires industry veteran to lead sales department


Shoppa’s Material Handling, the Toyota Industrial Equipment distributor throughout Dallas-Fort Worth, North Texas and Kansas City, Missouri, announced that Scott Carlin has joined the company to lead its expanding sales department.

Carlin comes with a wealth of experience within the industrial equipment industry, having spent 24 years with major forklift manufacturers. He comes to Shoppa’s from Toyota Material Handling U.S.A. (TMHU) in Indianapolis, IN, where he was the National Manager of Product.

Prior to TMHU, Carlin worked for The Raymond Corporation for 19 years. He has extensive background in product support, new product development, project management, manufacturing, warranty and sales.

“Scott’s well-rounded experience in the material handling industry is a great fit for our company,” said Jim Shoppa, President, Shoppa’s Material Handling. “He is a natural team builder, a proven leader, and will be a great asset in advancing our sales efforts in pursuit of our 2020 goals.”

Carlin joins Shoppa’s at a pivotal time for the company as it continues to grow and pursue its collective vision with Toyota to double in size by 2020.

“I am fortunate to be joining such a respected dealership organization and excited to start a new challenge. Looking forward to working with the team and meeting our customers application needs and enhancing the customer experience with the Toyota product line,” stated Carlin.