20 June 2019
TMHA SALES STARS SHINE BRIGHTLY IN AWARDS
Toyota Material Handling Australia's (TMHA) sales stars shone bright at the company's 2018 National Sales and Service awards, which were this year announced at a gala dinner at the Shangri-La Hotel, in Sydney's The Rocks.
The evening was hosted by comedian Paul McDermott, with entertainment provided by ARIA Award-winning Australian singer-songwriter, Samantha Jade.
The annual dinner, once again highlighted Toyota Material Handling Australia's continual dedication and service to business partners and customers.
VIPs including TMHA Chairman Toshi Nakazawa and TMHA President and CEO, Steve Takacs congratulated the winning branches on their solid performances in a competitive and strong year for the brand, nationally.
"The results reflect the ongoing growth and confidence from the entire TMHA network," Mr Takacs said.
"We believe awards and recognition of our staff highlight the importance of the customer experience in TMHA's complete service offering.
"Seeing many deserving winners and some very close competition between branches is a reassurance that our determination to remain a strong number-one position is driven from within."
TMHA Brisbane dominated proceedings, being named as winner, Metropolitan (Tier 1) Branch of the Year award and was also awarded Best Service Department of the Year The accolades kept rolling in for the Brisbane branch with team member Adam Gates winning Area Sales Manager of the Year.
Not all spoils went to Brisbane, with TMHA's Albury branch winning the Regional (Tier 2) Branch of the Year award.
The 2018 Best Rental Department Award went to TMHA Sydney.
Kurt Engel from TMHA's Corporate Accounts team was named the 2018 Corporate Account Manager of the Year and also crowned the prestigious Sales Champion of the Year (Top Gun) award.
L to R - TMHA President & CEO Steve Takacs, Tier 1 winner Bob Leck and Peter Draper from TMHA's Brisbane's branch and TMHA Chairman, Toshi Nakazawa.
L to R - TMHA President & CEO Steve Takacs, Tier 2 winner Paul Allen from TMHA's Albury branch and TMHA Chairman, Toshi Nakazawa.