Toyota honors top forklift dealers with president’s award

Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently announced the 2014 winners of its prestigious President’s Award. Every year, Toyota selects its top forklift dealers who excel in parts, service and equipment sales, customer satisfaction and overall dealership operations, and awards them with TIE’s highest honor. The winning dealers were announced at Toyota’s Annual Forklift Dealer Meeting and the group will celebrate together on a Toyota-sponsored trip to Hawaii later this year. 

“Toyota’s dealer network is the best in the industry,” said TMHU President Jeff Rufener. “The President’s Award winners represent the highest caliber dealers in our group and we congratulate them for their commitment and dedication to providing first-rate customer service and support.”

The 2014 winners are:

· Allied Toyotalift, Knoxville, Tenn. –  Russ Sharpe

· Atlantic Coast Toyotalift, Winston-Salem, N.C. – Jay Williford  

· Atlas Toyota Material Handling, Schiller Park, Ill. – Al Rawson

· Brodie Toyota-Lift, Lawrence, Mass. –  Ron McCluskey

· Conger Toyotalift, Green Bay, Wis. –  Anika Conger-Capelle

· Hull Toyota Lift, Elkhart, Ind. – Brian Hull

· Madland Toyota-Lift, Inc., Bakersfield, Calif. – Mary Madland

· ProLift Industrial Equipment, Louisville, Ky. – David Graffy

· SwiftLift, Inc., – Victor, N.Y. – Tom Edwards

· The Lilly Company, Memphis, Tenn. –  Joe Clark

· Toyota Forklifts of Atlanta, Scottdale, Ga. –  Lee Smith

· Toyota Material Handling Northern California, Hayward, Calif. – Rich Andres

· Toyota Material Handling Ohio, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio – Ed Neyer

·  Toyotalift, Inc., El Cajon, Calif. – Steve Hansen

·  Vesco Toyotalift, Hickory, N.C. – Ken Turnmyre