Daimler Truck’s cream of the crop dealers, distributors

Daimler Truck Southern Africa (DTSA) and Daimler Truck Financial Services (DTFS) rolled out the red carpet to honour their dealers and general distributors.

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Orbit Commercial Vehicles Cape Town stood out in the crowd as they received their first-ever Daimler Truck Southern Africa overall Dealer of the Year award 2021.

Michael Dietz, President and CEO Daimler Truck Southern Africa, says he takes his hat off to all the winning dealers and general distributors, as DTSA, we are tremendously proud of their outstanding performance. “The previous year was certainly not a walk in the park, and it takes an unwavering commitment to excellence and resilience to be recognised amongst the very best in our retail network.”

Mike Honiball, CEO Daimler Truck Financial Services, says the awards highlight the strength of the extensive network and the commitment of dealer Finance and Insurance teams. “I firmly believe that 2022 is set to be another exciting year, and I look forward to further opportunities of driving sales and to be closer than ever to our valued customers.”

At the awards ceremony: Cornél Oelofse (Franchise Executive: Orbit Commercial Vehicles Western Cape), Michael Dietz (President and CEO Daimler Truck Southern Africa) and Brett Rowlands (Divisional Franchise Executive: Super Group Dealerships).

A total of 29 awards in six categories were awarded this year, and the results considered performance across the full spectrum, including Sales, Parts, Customer Service, Financial Services and Used Vehicles, and winners in other categories include the following:

1: Category: Best Sales Performance:

Mercedes-Benz Trucks: Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban

FUSO Trucks: Maemo Motors Commercial Vehicles Rustenburg

2. Category: Best Sales Performance Export

Mercedes-Benz Trucks: M&Z Motors Commercial Vehicles (Namibia)

FUSO Trucks: ZIMOCO (Zimbabwe)

3. Category: Best Customer Service & Parts (CSP)

  • Mercedes-Benz Trucks:

Large Dealer - Orbit Commercial Vehicles Cape Town

Medium Dealer - New Vaal Motors Vereeniging

Small Dealer - De Wit Motors Commercial Vehicles Ermelo

  • FUSO Trucks:

Large Dealer - Orbit Commercial Vehicles Cape Town

Medium Dealer - McCarthy Kunene Commercial Vehicles Witbank

Small Dealer - Maritime Motors Commercial Vehicles PE

  • Mercedes-Benz Buses:

Large Dealer - Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban

Medium Dealer - Ronnies Motors Commercial Vehicles East London

Small Dealer - Mercurius Motors Commercial Vehicles Polokwane

  • Freightliner:

Large Dealer - Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban

Medium Dealer - John Williams Motor Commercial Vehicles Bloemfontein

Small Dealer - Garden City Commercial Vehicles Mbombela

4. Category: Best Overall Performance Used Vehicles

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5. Category: Daimler Truck Financial Services Best Sales Performance

  • Mercedes-Benz Trucks:

Large Dealer - Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban

Medium Dealer - John Williams Motor Commercial Vehicles Bloemfontein

Small Dealer - Stucky Motors Volksrust

  • FUSO Trucks:

Large Dealer - Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban

Medium Dealer - McCarthy Kunene Commercial Vehicles Witbank

Small Dealer - Stucky Motors Volksrust

6. Category: Best Overall Performance

  • Mercedes-Benz Trucks:

Large Dealer - Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban

Medium Dealer - Ronnies Motors Commercial Vehicles East London

Small Dealer - Stucky Motors Volksrust

  • FUSO Trucks:

Large Dealer - Orbit Commercial Vehicles Cape Town

Medium Dealer - Ronnies Motors Commercial Vehicles East London

Small Dealer - Maemo Motors Commercial Vehicles Rustenburg

7. The Overall Dealer of the Year 2021

Orbit Commercial Vehicles Cape Town

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