Daimler Trucks announces Dealer of the Year

A Queensland-based dealership has been awarded the Daimler Trucks prestigious Dealer of the Year.

At a gala event in Melbourne representing Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Freightliner and Fuso brands in Australia and New Zealand, Daimler Trucks Sunshine Coast was named as the Daimler Truck Dealer of the Year for 2021.

Daimler Trucks Sunshine Coast Dealer Principal, Chris Spence [pictured], was on hand to receive the award in person.

Daimler Trucks Sunshine Coast was also announced as the Fuso Regional Dealer of the Year for 2021 and staff member Victor Dos Santos took out the Service Manager of Year award for both Freightliner and Mercedes-Benz.

“Daimler Trucks Sunshine Coast provides a shining example of customer service and the team has well and truly earned this award with sheer hard work,” said Daniel Whitehead Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific President and CEO.

“Remarkable customer satisfaction and strong sales across all three brands means Daimler Trucks Sunshine Coast is a worthy winner of the Daimler Truck Dealer of the Year award,” he said.

While Daimler Trucks Sunshine Coast won the Fuso Regional Dealer of the Year award, it was the Whitehorse Truck Centre in Dandenong that was announced as the Fuso Metro Dealer of the Year for 2021.

Mercedes-Benz Trucks announced that Mavin Truck Centre was the 2021 Mercedes-Benz Trucks Regional Dealer of the Year, while Daimler Trucks Huntingwood was recognised as the 2021 Mercedes-Benz Trucks Metro Dealer of the Year.

Daimler Trucks Huntingwood was also recognised by Freightliner as its 2021 Metro Dealer of the Year, while Daimler Trucks Albury was announced the 2021 Freightliner Regional Dealer of the Year after another strong performance.

Daimler Trucks Adelaide was announced as the Daimler Truck Financial Guild Dealer of the Year for Light and Medium Duty Trucks, while Daimler Trucks Laverton was announced as the Daimler Truck Financial Guild Dealer of the Year for Heavy Duty Trucks.

“The multitude of awards taken home by the Daimler Trucks Sunshine Coast team highlights the depth of its customer commitment,” said Greg Lovrich, Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific Director Aftersales and Network Operations.

“Whether it be the person out the front helping a customer select the right truck for the job, or the person behind the service counter or under the truck in one of the service bays, the whole Sunshine Coast team is working hard to serve the customer,” he added.

2021 Daimler Truck Dealer of the individual awards

Mercedes-Benz Trucks

Rookie of the Year: Lance Annon, Daimler Trucks Perth
Sales Person of Year: Brock McGarity, Daimler Trucks Gold Coast
Service Manager of the Year: Victor Dos Santos, Daimler Trucks Sunshine Coast
Parts Manager of the Year: Aron Dunne, Daimler Trucks Perth

Freightliner

Rookie of the Year: Russell Eden, Hartwigs Trucks Shepparton
Sales Person of Year: Andrew Woodward, Daimler Trucks Albury
Service Manager of the Year: Victor Dos Santos, Daimler Trucks Sunshine Coast
Parts Manager of the Year: Shaun Mann, Mavin Truck Centre

Fuso

Rookie of the Year: Jake Patching, Fuso Port Melbourne
Sales Person of Year: Leon Benivento, Daimler Trucks Huntingwood
Service Manager of the Year: Brent Fryer, Daimler Trucks Gold Coast
Parts Manager of the Year: Jeffrey Frazier, Daimler Trucks Somerton

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