March 22, 2022 (North Haven, CT) – Summit Handling Systems, Inc was selected as one of the top Toyota forklift dealers in the nation during Toyota Material Handling’s annual Owner’s meeting in Amelia Island, FL, earning its ninth President’s Award. Summit also earned the Sales Performance Award.
The President’s Award distinguishes dealers who perform at the highest level, recognizing an elite group of dealers for excellence in all areas of their operation. The dealership’s performance is measured in Customer Satisfaction, Equipment and Parts Sales, Service and Aftermarket Operations, Financial Results, and TMH Alignment.
“We are proud to receive Toyota’s President’s Award for a second straight year,” said Lawrence McKevitt, Jr, President of Summit Handling. “It was a particularly challenging year as we managed the ongoing COVID pandemic, disruptive challenges to the supply chain, and unprecedented demand. Our outstanding employees met every test and delivered an exceptional experience for our customers. We are thrilled that Toyota recognized that commitment to our customers.”
The Sales Excellence Award recognizes sales managers who demonstrate superior performance in the areas of sales performance, operational efficiency, personnel management, and training.
Summit Handling Systems, Inc is the region’s fastest-growing material equipment and warehouse solutions provider. For nearly 70 years, this family-owned business is the exclusive distributor for Toyota forklifts and material handling solutions in Connecticut, Western Massachusetts, the Hudson Valley, greater New York City, and Long Island. Summit also represents Doosan, Combilift, Taylor, Mariotti, Hangcha, Bendi, Drexel, Bobcat, Toyota Advanced Logistics, Frazier Industrial Company, Ridg-U-Rak, Slate River Systems, Southworth, Tri-Boro Shelving, Husky Rack and Wire, and A-Wall Building Systems.