Talbert names 2018 dealer award winners
Talbert Manufacturing, a North American leader in specialized heavy-haul solutions, names Hale Trailer Brake & Wheel, headquartered in Voorhees, N.J., as its top dealer for the 11th straight year. This award recognizes a Talbert dealer for outstanding performance in trailer sales, service and parts. Hale outperformed all other Talbert dealers in 2018 and was also recognized as the top parts seller for the year.
“For over a decade now, Hale has been heavily responsible for the success of Talbert trailers on the East Coast,” Troy Geisler, Talbert Manufacturing vice-president of sales and marketing, said. “With 12 locations from Maine to Florida, their commitment to customer service and knowledgeable staff reflect Talbert’s core values and we are proud to announce their 11th straight year as our top dealer. Accomplishments like this are a great example of what the right partnerships can achieve.”
Hale is a full-service trailer dealership that sells new and used trailers and related equipment. The dealership also rents trailers, sells commercial trailer parts and accessories, and provides general trailer service and repairs.
Talbert also named Reno’s Trailer Sales & Rental of Belle Vernon, Penn. as the most Improved dealer of 2018 and one of the top 10 dealers overall.
“The Luchini family has carried on Reno Luchini’s 60-plus-year legacy of superb service for their customers in the greater Pittsburg area,” Geisler said. “Lance and his sons, Matt and Zach, have the knowledge and experience to evaluate each customer’s needs and communicate them to Talbert to provide the best possible fit. At Talbert, we value this customer-focused approach. Reno’s has done an excellent job this year representing Talbert and they deserve this recognition for all their hard work.”
Reno’s Trailer Sales & Rental is a leader in the open deck market, specializing in flatbeds, drop-decks, lowboys, RGN’s, specialized heavy haul and tag-a-long trailers.
The remaining top 10 dealers, based on 2018 sales, are in alphabetical order below.
Carrier Centers, with six locations serving southern Ontario, boasts a large inventory of new and pre-owned trailers for sale, lease or rent. As a full-service dealer, they offer financing, parts and service. The company is an award-winning International dealer recognized for their leadership and customer service.
Coogle Truck & Trailer Sales of Otterbein, Indiana, features a wide selection of new and used trailers for sale or rent and a fully stocked parts department. The family-owned company also offers custom trailer modifications and full-service repairs.
Freightliner of Grand Rapids in Michigan has a trailer division that specializes in the construction, material hauling and agricultural trailer business. Since 1978, the company has offered customers one of the most expansive and diverse used truck inventories in the United States. They also have a location in Kalamazoo.
J & B Pavelka Truck & Trailer Sales in Texas is new to the top dealer list but has been a well-performing Talbert dealer for several years. They offer a large selection on new and used trailers and their parts and service department utilizes their full-service shop for quick, efficient repairs. They have locations in Houston and Robstown.
Leslie Equipment Company of Cowen, W.V., is a consistent top Talbert dealer that has provided quality construction, forestry, mining, and oil and gas pipeline equipment for more than 45 years. The company is an award-winning John Deere dealer with eight locations throughout Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.
Lucky’s Trailer Sales of South Royalton, Vt., is a family-owned business that has been a top Talbert dealer for many years. The company features a complete line of construction, travelling axle and tag-a-long trailers, a large, well-stocked parts department and a full-service repair facility. They have multiple locations in Vermont as well as in Dunn, North Carolina.
Remorques Lewis of La Présentation, Saint-Hyacinthe, Qué., is a full-service general and specialized heavy-haul trailer dealer and has been selling Talbert trailers for over 20 years.
Royal Truck & Trailer Sales & Service Inc., with four locations covering northern and eastern Michigan, Royal carries a wide selection of new and used trailers for sale. The company also offers wheel reconditioning, service and fabrication and has one of the largest parts departments in the industry.
Talbert boasts more than 80 dealers across North America.