DTBSA shines spotlight on dealerships

For the second consecutive year, NMI Durban South Motors - Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban was awarded top honours as Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa’s (DTBSA) overall Dealer of the Year for 2020.

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This year, a total of 25 awards in six categories were presented in the presence of 130 guests within the business areas of Sales, Parts, Customer Service, Financial Services and Used Vehicles Support.

Michael Dietz, President and CEO Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa comments on the winners: “I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to all the deserving winners. As DTBSA, we take considerable pride in our dealers’ exceptional performance as we know what it takes to be at the top in a highly competitive market.

From the left: Michael Dietz (CEO and President of Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa); Maretha Gerber (Vice President: Sales and Marketing); Gary Dodds (Head of Dealer Network Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa); Annelie van Rooyen (Head of Used Trucks); Mike Honiball (Managing Director, Daimler Truck Financial Services SA); Jason Brunninger (Head of Mercedes-Benz Buses); Ziyad Gaba (Vice President: Customer Service, Parts and Downstream) and Dirk Meyer (Head of Key Account Management, Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa).

“Our DOTY theme this year “Rising Stronger Together” is a celebration of the resolute commitment to excellence displayed by our dealer partners, the ability to transcend and rise above the challenges faced in what was an extraordinary year.”

Category winners:

  1. Best Sales Performance:
  2. Best Sales Performance Mercedes-Benz Trucks – NMI Durban South Motors – Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban
  3. Best Sales Performance FUSO Trucks – Motus Group, Maemo Motors Commercial Vehicles

2. Best Sales Performance Export:

  • Best Sales Performance – FUSO (Export): ZIMOCO (Zimbabwe)
  • Best Sales Performance – Mercedes-Benz Trucks (Export): Naledi Motors Gaborone

3. Best Customer Service & Parts:

Mercedes-Benz Trucks:

  • Large Volume Dealer – Sandown Motor Holdings, Sandown Commercial Vehicles Centurion
  • Medium Volume Dealer – Hallmark Motor Group, New Vaal Motors Vereeniging
  • Small Volume Dealer – Maritime Motors, Maritime Motors PE Commercial Vehicles

FUSO Trucks:

  • Medium Volume Dealer – Kempston Group, Ronnies Motors Commercial Vehicles
  • Small Volume Dealer – Motus Group, Maemo Motors Commercial Vehicles

Freightliner:

  • Large Volume Dealer: Sandown Motor Holdings, Sandown Commercial Vehicles Centurion
  • Medium Volume Dealer: NMI Durban South Motors, John Williams Commercial Vehicles Bloemfontein
  • Small Volume Dealer: NMI Durban South Motors, Garden City Commercial Vehicles Mbombela

4. Best Parts Sales Performance Mercedes-Benz Bus:

  • Large Volume Dealer: NMI Durban South Motors – Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban
  • Medium Volume Dealer: Kempston Group, Ronnies Motors Commercial Vehicles
  • Small Volume Dealer: Motus Group, Mercurius Motors Polokwane Commercial Vehicles

5. Used Vehicles Support:

  • TruckStore: Motus Group, Cargo Commercial Vehicles Airport
  • Mercedes-Benz Financial Services
  • Best Sales Performance MBFS – MB Trucks: NMI Durban South Motors – Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban
  • Best Sales Performance MBFS – FUSO: NMI Durban South Motors – Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban

6. Best Overall Performance:

Mercedes-Benz Trucks:

  • Large Volume Dealer: NMI Durban South Motors – Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban
  • Medium Volume Dealer: Hallmark Motor Group, New Vaal Motors Vereeniging
  • Small Volume Dealer: Stucky Motors, Stucky Motors Volksrust

FUSO Trucks:

  • Large Volume Dealer: NMI Durban South Motors, Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban
  • Medium Volume Dealer: Kempston Group, Ronnies Motors Commercial Vehicles
  • Small Volume Dealer: Motus Group, Maemo Motors Commercial Vehicles

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