Successful Dealer Honors Long-Time Mack Trucks Dealer TEC Equipment, Inc.

Dallax, TX (Aug. 22, 2013) –Mack Trucks dealer TEC Equipment, Inc. won the Successful Dealer Award for exceptional sales and service as well as excellence in community and civic engagement.

“It was clear from their nomination that David Thompson and his team at TEC have made a commitment to their employees and the communities they serve,” said Jason Cannon, Successful Dealer online editor. “Ultimately, it was important to us that this award recognize a well-rounded, successful business – one that is also a great place to work, not simply a financially successful one. And we believe we found all that and more with TEC.”

TEC received the award during the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas after receiving a nomination from Mack Trucks. Judges considered the following criteria in determining the award winner:  environmental stewardship efforts, customer education and support, staff training and dealership marketing. Mack nominated the dealership because of its strong employee training efforts, outstanding customer education, innovative marketing and investments in their local community above and beyond what is generally expected of a dealer.

“We are very pleased to be recognized nationally by Successful Dealer,” said David A. Thompson, TEC Equipment, Inc. president and CEO. “Our success doesn’t come from one person. We have the best people and customers in the industry.”

The TEC Equipment, Inc. network is a multi-point, full-service truck dealership group headquartered in Portland, Ore. TEC Equipment has multiple locations along the Interstate-5 corridor including Portland, Wilsonville, Eugene and Medford, Ore.; Tacoma-Fife, Wash.; and Reno-Sparks and Las Vegas, Nevada. Under the TEC of California, Inc. banner, TEC Equipment has dealerships in La Mirada, Oakland, San Francisco, Stockton, Fontana and Sylmar.

“The TEC Equipment dealership group has been one of our most innovative and proactive dealers in the Mack Trucks dealer network, delivering a truly impressive level of customer support,” said John Walsh, Mack vice president of marketing. “Not only is TEC Equipment committed to employees, customers and their local community, they also are committed to helping Mack Trucks grow our presence on the West Coast, and we are honored to have them as a partner.”

Successful Dealer, produced by Randall-Reilly, provides dealers, repair garages and distributors with information on sales, marketing, service and operations through a robust website and daily and weekly newsletters.

TEC Equipment, Inc.

TEC Equipment, Inc. was selected for a nationwide award by Successful Dealer magazine because of their exceptional sales and service and excellence in community and civic engagement.

Randall-Reilly President Brent Reilly

Randall-Reilly President Brent Reilly (pictured left) presents the Successful Dealer Award to TEC Equipment, Inc. President and CEO David A. Thompson and his wife Ann during the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas.

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.

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