Thermo King recognized its leading North American dealerships at its annual dealer principal meeting, giving the top award, the 2016 North America Dealer of the Year, to Cincinnati, Ohio-based Transport Specialists, Inc.
The dealership, which has five locations in Ohio and Kentucky, was recognized for achievements and performance in 2016 as well as its commitment to Thermo King and its customers.
“Transport Specialists is a long-standing and experienced Thermo King dealership that is 100 percent committed to its customers and providing the best service possible,” said Dane Taival, vice president and general manager for Thermo King in North America. “Under the leadership of Jake Jennings, Transport Specialists sets an exemplary example of our expansive dealer network and proudly represents the Thermo King brand.
“Investments in technology, people and facilities, as well as Transport Specialists’ collaborative partnership with Thermo King, have ensured that this dealership is ready for the future and demonstrates its ongoing commitment to meeting customer needs.”
Transport Specialists was also named the 2016 Central Region Dealer of the Year.
“We are honored and proud to be recognized by Thermo King for this award,” said Jake Jennings, owner of Transport Specialists. “Our employees do a phenomenal job in taking care of customers; that’s job number one for us. This award acknowledges our commitment to doing the right things.”
Other 2016 dealership award winners included:
- Eastern Region Dealer of Year – Thermo King Chesapeake of Delmar, Delaware
- Western Region Dealer of Year – Thermo King of Dallas
- Bus Dealer of the Year – Thermo King of Indiana -- Elkhart
Thermo King’s 2016 Dealer Award winners were selected for excellence and leadership in all aspects of performance, while also providing a superior customer experience. This includes customer training programs, understanding customer needs and providing the right solutions.