FORT MILL, S.C. — Eight Canadian Freightliner sales reps were among the best in North America, the company revealed in announcing the winners of its annual Leland James Sales Achievement program.
The program, founded in 2003, is named after Freightliner founder Leland James. It recognizes and rewards “outstanding sales results from dealerships in the US and Canada,” according to Freightliner.
Criteria include: sales results; total number of customers; type of trucks sold; and training certifications.
“Our Leland James Elite program recognizes sales professionals who sell to a variety of customers into many market segments,” said David Hames, general manager, marketing and strategy for Freightliner Trucks. “The winners are true professionals and exemplify superior salesmanship. We are honored to award them Leland James Elite status.”
Elite winners included: Robert Bedard, Camions Freightliner, Trois-Rivieres, Que.; Jeff Kealey, Francis Canada Truck Centre, Ottawa, Ont.; Blaine Nicholls and Steve Petch, both of Metro Freightliner Hamilton in Stoney Creek, Ont.; and Skaria Thomas, New West Truck Centres, Calgary, Alta.
Also recognized as a sales manager winner was Michael Donnelly of Harper Truck Centres.
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