FREWSBURG, N.Y. (April 24, 2013) – Toyota Material Handling TMHU) recently awarded JIT Toyota-Lift its highest dealership honor, the President’s Award, for 2012. JIT Toyota-Lift is one of 15 elite recipients of this distinguished award and was selected from TMHU’s network of 70 dealers and 225 dealership locations in the United States and Canada.
JIT Toyota-Lift was recognized at Toyota’s Annual Dealer Meeting for demonstrating excellence in parts, service, equipment sales, customer satisfaction and overall dealership operations. This is the first time JIT Toyota-Lift has been awarded the President’s Award and its predecessor the Quality Dealer Award.
“Thanks to the hard work of our team members, JIT Toyota-Lift is honored with this distinction,” said Joyce Schwob of JIT Toyota-Lift. “It is a strong testament of our dealership’s commitment to our customers when we are able to win this award for the first time.”
“Toyota’s President’s Awards recognize dealers that clearly exemplify top quality service, support and dedication to their customers,” said Jeff Rufener, president of TMHU. “Dealers like JIT Toyota-Lift set the bar for industry excellence.”
Photo caption: from left to right: Jeff Rufener, president of Toyota Material Handling U.S.A., Inc., Kazue Sasaki, chairman of Toyota Material Handling North America and president of Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg., Inc., Joyce Schwob and Dan Schwob of JIT Toyota-Lift.
About Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc.
Celebrating more than 45 years in business in North America, TMHU is the supplier of Toyota lift trucks, the No. 1 selling brand since 2002. In addition to the full line of high-quality lift trucks, the company’s extended industrial equipment solutions include Automated Guided Vehicles and tow tractors.
Quality is the hallmark of the Toyota Production System practiced at all Toyota manufacturing facilities, including Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg., Inc. (TIEM), a zero-landfill facility in Columbus, Ind. TIEM, named a 2011 North American Best Plant by IndustryWeek magazine, is a member of the National Safety Council, complies with the ISO 14001 standard from the International Organization for Standardization and has produced more than 400,000 Toyota lift trucks since its opening in 1990.
Toyota’s commitment to excellence in customer service extends throughout the U.S. and Canada. Toyota dealers offer comprehensive customer service and support, including one stop shopping for both new and used lift trucks, rentals, parts and service, fleet servicing and financing.