PICKERING, Ont. -- Durham Hino Truck and Equipment hosted its first annual Customer Care Clinic and Appreciation Day BBQ on June 20 to commemorate its newly renovated facility.
The customer care clinic included a free bumper-to-bumper vehicle inspection for Hino truck owners, as well as discounted parts specials. The inspection teams included Hino Canada service managers, engineers and service technicians from Hino Japan Global office.
Corporate representatives at the event included the president of Canadian operations, Shuichi Kaneko; Canadian vice-president of sales, Eric Smith; and sales and marketing group manger, Masumi Honma, from Hino Japan Global office. Local dignitaries included Pickering Mayor David Ryan, Economic Development Coordinator Catherine Hodge, and Ward 3 Councilor Peter Rodrigues.
Durham Hino general manager, Peter Dhillon, and fleet sales rep, John McMartin, hosted the day’s events, which included record-breaking warm weather to accompany a barbeque lunch.
Hino customers in attendance included Penske Leasing Canada, Ryder Truck Rental Canada, GFL Environmental East Corp, First Towing, and Chambers Foods.
To close out the event, a door prize draw was held. First prize was an Apple iPad 3 won by David Xui of Pak Fok Foods. Second prize was a 46” LG flat screen TV won by Hafeez Khan of Khan Transportation.
Established in 1992, Durham Hino has grown from a two-bay single unit garage to a 15,000-sq. ft., 12-bay full diesel truck service and sales facility.