Mack Trucks Names Kriete Truck Center 2018 North American Dealer of the Year
GREENSBORO, NC (Feb. 1, 2019) – Kriete Truck Center of Milwaukee, Wisconsin is Mack Trucks’ 2018 North American Dealer of the Year. Mack made the announcement during its annual dealer meeting, which brings together dealer leadership from the U.S. and Canada.
Kriete Truck Center of Milwaukee finished the year 17 percent above its sales plan and 29 percent above its leasing plan.
“Kriete Truck Center exemplifies the values that Mack Trucks is built on, in particular hard work and integrity, and we’re proud to recognize their tremendous support of the Mack brand,” said Jonathan Randall, Mack Trucks senior vice president, North American sales and marketing. “Whether working with prospective buyers or long-time Mack customers, they’ve demonstrated their commitment to enabling their customers’ success through outstanding service and support.”
David Kriete, a third-generation dealer, accepted the award on behalf of the entire Kriete Group. Founded in 1951 with a single dealership, the Kriete Group today operates eight locations across Wisconsin.
Mack Trucks also named 2018 winners for its regional sales divisions:
- Northeast Region: Ballard Truck Center, Worcester, Massachusetts
- Southeast Region: TranSource, Inc., Greensboro, North Carolina
- Central Region: Kriete Truck Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Southwest Region: Vanguard Truck Center, Houston, Texas
- West Region: Vanguard Truck Center, Phoenix, Arizona
- Canada Region: Mack Ste.-Foy, Inc., Quebec City, Quebec
Tri-State Truck Centers was also named U.S. Mack Financial Services Dealer of the Year, while Vision Truck Group was named Canada Mack Financial Services Dealer of the Year. The Mack Leasing North America Dealer of the Year Award went to Tri-State Leasing. Bruckner Truck Sales of Dallas, Texas received the North America Remarketing Dealer of the Year Award, and the overall Customer Satisfaction Award went to Bergey’s Truck Centers in Pennsauken, New Jersey.
Mack Trucks named Kriete Truck Center of Milwaukee, Wisconsin its 2018 North American Dealer of the Year. Mack made the announcement during its annual dealer meeting, which brings together dealer leadership from the U.S. and Canada. From left to right: Martin Weissburg, president, Mack Trucks and member, Volvo Group Executive Board; Joseph Favia, regional vice president – central region, Mack Trucks; David Barletta, executive vice president and director, Mack truck sales, Kriete Group; Marty Dudenhoeffer, executive vice president, dealer operations, Kriete Group; David Kriete, owner, Kriete Group; Jonathan Randall, senior vice president, North American sales and marketing, Mack Trucks.
Dedicated to durability, reliability and meeting the needs of customers, Mack Trucks has provided purpose-built transportation solutions for more than a century. Today, Mack is one of North America's largest producers of heavy-duty trucks, and Mack® trucks are sold and serviced through an extensive distribution network in more than 45 countries. Mack trucks, diesel engines and transmissions sold in North America are assembled in the United States. Mack manufacturing locations are certified to the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality, ISO 14001 standard for environmental management systems and OHSAS 18001 standard for health and safety management systems. Mack is also a proud sponsor of Share the Road, an American Trucking Associations' public information campaign aimed at enhancing the safety of our nation's roadways.
Mack Trucks is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, with its headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 18 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2017, the Volvo Group's net sales amounted to about $39 billion. The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company. Volvo shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information, please visit www.volvogroup.com.