2015 UniCarriers President’s Club Award Winners
Forklift Systems 2015 President’s Club Winner
UniCarriers Americas recognizes and awards the top performing UniCarriers® brand dealers in North, Central, and South America at a formal awards banquet each year.
Previously known as the “Nissan Nine” Award. This prestigious award will be known as the “UniCarriers President’s Club” Award moving forward.
Instead of nine winners, there will now be ten. Although the name and number of winners have changed, this award still holds the same value, and winners must achieve significant milestones to win a spot in this special club.
Each winner exhibited a culture of reliability and professionalism that reflected UCA’s core values. They exceeded difficult business goals and ranked highest in new equipment sales, market penetration, aftermarket parts sales, service expertise, overall performance, and professionalism. They all embody the UniCarriers Never Quit attitude.
“For an award based on such rigorous metrics, it’s exciting to see so many exceptional dealers display perseverance, dedication and excellence in representing our company,” said Brian Markison, senior director, sales and marketing at UniCarriers Americas (UCA). “Congratulations to this year’s winners! Your Never Quit attitude inspires all of us at UCA.”
Forklift Systems is proud to be a Presidents Club Award recipient for the 21st time!
“I feel blessed to be recognized as one the first annual UniCarriers Americas Presidents Club Award winners. There will be many esteemed dealerships earn the President’s Club Award in the future, but there will only ten dealers who have the distinction of being the very first. It is an honor to be a member of this distinguished group of businesses.” — Duane Hardy, President of Forklift Systems Inc.
Not only has Forklift Systems, Inc— headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee— earned this prestigious award a total of twenty-one times, the business has also been a Nissan Nine and UniCarriers’ President Club member for six consecutive years.
Recipients of the 2015 Presidents Club Awards include:
The following 10 dealers excelled in these critical areas and earned the 2015 UniCarriers President’s Club Award (in alphabetical order):
CFE Equipment Corporation – Tony Sessa
Headquartered in Norfolk, Va., this is CFE’s fourth consecutive year earning this award. CFE has won a total of twenty-one times.
Darr Equipment – Robert Engstrom
Located in Houston, Darr Equipment has been awarded this prestigious honor, eight out of the last nine years, and twenty times in total.
Forklift Systems, Inc. – Duane Hardy
Forklift Systems is located in Nashville, Tenn., and has earned this award twenty one times, including the past six consecutive years.
J.M. Equipment Co., Inc. – Audie Burgan
Headquartered in Manteca, Calif., J.M. Equipment holds twenty-five of these awards, the most among UCA dealers.
Lift Solutions, Inc. – Steven Buehler
Lift Solutions will be taking its third award home to its headquarters in Omaha, Neb.
M&L Industries, LLC – Henry Hannon
Located in Houma, La., M&L Industries has won this UCA award fifteen times.
MSB Leon, SA. De C.V. – Luis Pons
MSB Leon, SA. De C.V. is headquartered in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico, has earned the award four times.
National Lift Truck, LLC – Jeff Paul DuBose
Located in Memphis, Tennessee, National Lift Truck has been awarded the honor four times.
North Coast Lift Truck, Inc. – James Gardner, Jr.
North Coast Lift Truck, Inc. is located in Mentor, Ohio, and received the honor for the first time in its history.
Sunbelt Industrial Trucks – Bill Rowan
Located in Dallas, Sunbelt Industrial Trucks received the award for the first time in its history.
UniCarriers Forklift Winners
Congratulations to the 2015 UniCarriers President’s Club Award Winners! The competition was fierce in 2015, so UCA greatly appreciates all of your hard work and dedication.
For the next 12 months, the President’s Club winners also will serve as UniCarriers’ Dealer Advisory Council (DAC), while we plan the reforming of the UniCarriers DAC for 2017.
UCA celebrated the success of these winning dealers at an awards banquet at the Four Seasons Resort in Scottsdale, AZ in late September 2016.