Mack announces Distributors of the Year
Jun 1, 2008 12:00 PM
Mack Trucks Inc. announced the recipients of its 2007 Distributor of the Year awards. Selection criteria include sales, facilities, personnel, leasing, service, parts, general management, customer satisfaction, and community service. In addition, the United States Distributor of the Year is selected from a pool of regional honorees.
Ballard Mack Sales & Service Inc., Worcester MA, is the U.S. Distributor of the Year for 2007. Representing the Northeast Region, Ballard Mack has locations in Worcester, where the dealer principal is John Picking, and Coventry RI, where the dealer principal is Steven Grahn. Ballard Mack has operated the Worcester location for 20 years and the Coventry location for seven years. Ballard Mack employs approximately 60 persons.
Redhead Equipment Ltd., Regina, Saskatchewan, is the Canada Distributor of the Year for 2007. Gary Redhead is the dealer principal. Redhead Equipment has been a Mack dealer since Oct. 3, 1990. It now has five locations in Saskatchewan: Regina, Saskatoon, Swift Current, Lloydminster, and Estevan. Redhead employs 360 people.
Salinas y Fabres S.A. (SALFA), Santiago, Chile, was named Mack International Distributor of the Year for 2007. SALFA has been a Mack distributor since 1938. The company has 11 locations throughout Chile, with more than 800 employees. 2007 was the eighth time SALFA has been named Mack International Distributor of the Year. Roberto Salinas is chairman and chief executive officer of SALFA.
Bruckner Truck Sales Inc., Amarillo TX, was named Mack Used Truck Dealer of the Year for 2007.
In addition, Mack Leasing System recognized its high-performing dealers. Truck Lease Chicago LLC, Summit IL, was named Mack Leasing System National Dealer of the Year for 2007. It is a division of Chicago Mack Sales & Service Inc., and Ken Yacobozzi is the dealer principal.
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