- 21 Dealers make the Platinum Award checklist
- 6 Sellers get the Elite Award
- IPOP Group the best-providing vendor group
Suzuki Helderberg in Cape City is the 2021 Suzuki Seller of the Calendar year.
The Helderberg group received the coveted award at an event in Durban, which followed the dealer conference and the start of the a lot-anticipated new Suzuki Baleno to media, dealers and the general public.
The Vendor of the Calendar year Gala was hosted under the title of “Market of Excellence”. Working with this topic, dealers and the staff at Suzuki Auto South Africa reviewed strategies in which they could even more make improvements to on Suzuki’s superior stages of consumer assistance and sales guidance, which aided make it South Africa’s leading-selling passenger car or truck brand in May well this yr.
“When we break an over-all sales history or hit a major milestone like the a single in Could this yr, men and women often seem at the manufacturer 1st. But in actuality, these achievements are made up of hundreds of individual interactions concerning a vendor, a salesperson, a service adviser and a shopper.
“That is why we place so considerably effort and hard work into our Dealer of the Year Awards as it provides recognition to the everyday tough function of our 81 sellers in South and Southern Africa,” claims Brendon Carpenter, Brand name Advertising and marketing Manager of Suzuki Car South Africa.
Prior to asserting the best award, Suzuki Vehicle South Africa identified its greatest-executing dealers and the remarkable people who outperformed their peers, even at the substantial normal specifications set by all sellers.
Platinum and Elite Dealers
The initial team of dealers to be singled out is Suzuki’s Platinum Award winners. These dealers have a large regular score throughout all conditions, which include purchaser services, pieces assist, new motor vehicle sales assist and a supportive finance and insurance plan staff.
“This year, we have the longest ever list of Platinum Award winners. We applaud each and every supplier that has made the energy to established and preserve these large levels of guidance and purchaser support,” claims Henno Havenga, Supervisor of Automobile Dealer Profits at Suzuki Auto.
The next dealers are Platinum Award winners: Suzuki Alberton, Suzuki Bassonia, Suzuki Boksburg, Suzuki Centurion, Suzuki Constantiaberg. Suzuki Durban, Suzuki Durban South, Suzuki Hatfield, Suzuki Kenilworth, Suzuki Klerksdorp, Suzuki Mokopane, Suzuki Nelspruit, Suzuki Northcliff, Suzuki Pinetown, Suzuki Polokwane, Suzuki Port Elizabeth, Suzuki Queenstown, Suzuki Rustenburg, Suzuki Stellenbosch, Suzuki Tygervalley and Suzuki Vredenburg,
“It is well worth noting that the sellers on this coveted checklist are spread throughout South Africa in significant cities and scaled-down towns. This yet again proves that our higher degree of client support isn’t just minimal to a choose several dealers or even to significant cities,” says Havenga.
Although the Platinum Dealers are a cut higher than the rest, there is a distinctive group of dealers that have established an even larger regular. Identified as the “Green Berets” of the Suzuki network, these dealers are the Elite Award winners with the best general performance in all assistance and gross sales classes.
The checklist of Elite Dealers features Suzuki Bramley, Suzuki Bryanston, Suzuki Cape City, Suzuki Helderberg, Suzuki Kyalami and Suzuki West Rand.
Prime carrying out persons
Suzuki has a special group of awards for the persons, who executed the most effective across the numerous company classes.
This yr Arno Bester of Suzuki Queenstown was the Top Technician, Grant Saunders of Suzuki Cape Town was the Top rated Parts Supervisor, Wian Greyling of Suzuki Alberton took residence the silverware as the Leading Profits Supervisor and Odette Allers of Suzuki Queenstown gained the award as the Provider Supervisor of the Yr.
Just before asserting the Sellers of the Yr, SASA determined the teams and individual sellers with the highest product sales.
The top 3 dealers with the optimum sales volume throughout this time period were being Suzuki Boksburg (3rd), Suzuki Menlyn (2nd) and Suzuki Bassonia (1st), which also holds the history for the highest profits of any dealer in a one thirty day period.
Of the numerous dealer teams, the IPOP Group – which incorporates top performers these types of as Suzuki Bassonia and Suzuki West Rand – was the ideal-marketing group.
Sellers of the Calendar year
Going to the total awards, Suzuki Car South Africa announced the prime carrying out dealer in each classification.
Suzuki Vredenburg on the West Coastline of the Western Cape was the Rural Seller of the Calendar year.
Suzuki Cape City was recognised as the Tiny Supplier of the 12 months.
Suzuki Helderberg was declared as the Medium category Vendor of the Year.
Suzuki Bramley took household the award as the Huge Seller of the Year.
And at last, just after significantly apprehension, Suzuki Helderberg in Cape Town was referred to as back to stage to take the top honours of the general Suzuki 2021 Dealer of the 12 months.
“It is a terrific honour to be capable to recognise so lots of sellers in our awards ceremony. We applaud their challenging do the job and resolve, specially after a year of many disruptions and uncertainty. We are proud of our vendor community and glimpse ahead to welcoming new teams and particular person entrepreneurs to our community as we expand further more,” states Havenga.