- 21 Dealers make the Platinum Award listing
- 6 Sellers obtain the Elite Award
- IPOP Team the major-selling vendor team
Suzuki Helderberg in Cape Town is the 2021 Suzuki Dealer of the Yr.
The Helderberg crew gained the coveted award at an function in Durban, which followed the seller conference and the launch of the a great deal-expected new Suzuki Baleno to media, sellers and the general public.
The Vendor of the Calendar year Gala was hosted under the title of “Market of Excellence”. Making use of this theme, dealers and the workforce at Suzuki Auto South Africa discussed methods in which they could further more increase on Suzuki’s high stages of customer company and gross sales assist, which aided make it South Africa’s prime-advertising passenger automobile manufacturer in Could this 12 months.
“When we break an total revenue document or hit a major milestone like the one particular in May perhaps this 12 months, people generally appear at the manufacturer very first. But in actuality, these achievements are created up of countless numbers of personal interactions involving a seller, a salesperson, a provider adviser and a shopper.
“That is why we set so considerably effort into our Dealer of the Calendar year Awards as it presents recognition to the day by day tough operate of our 81 dealers in South and Southern Africa,” says Brendon Carpenter, Brand Advertising Supervisor of Suzuki Auto South Africa.
Right before asserting the leading award, Suzuki Automobile South Africa discovered its most effective-performing dealers and the extraordinary men and women who outperformed their friends, even at the substantial average expectations set by all dealers.
Platinum and Elite Sellers
The to start with team of sellers to be singled out is Suzuki’s Platinum Award winners. These sellers have a higher regular score throughout all conditions, which include shopper services, elements assistance, new car sales aid and a supportive finance and coverage crew.
“This calendar year, we have the longest at any time checklist of Platinum Award winners. We applaud each supplier that has created the effort and hard work to established and manage these higher levels of assist and client services,” says Henno Havenga, Supervisor of Automobile Dealer Sales at Suzuki Automobile.
The following sellers 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 value noting that the sellers on this coveted list are distribute across South Africa in big cities and more compact cities. This once more proves that our large level of shopper assistance isn’t just minimal to a choose number of dealers or even to large metropolitan areas,” states Havenga.
While the Platinum Sellers are a minimize over the relaxation, there is a particular group of dealers that have established an even better normal. Referred to as the “Green Berets” of the Suzuki network, these dealers are the Elite Award winners with the greatest functionality in all assistance and income types.
The checklist of Elite Dealers includes Suzuki Bramley, Suzuki Bryanston, Suzuki Cape Town, Suzuki Helderberg, Suzuki Kyalami and Suzuki West Rand.
Leading carrying out persons
Suzuki has a special group of awards for the persons, who executed the best across the a variety of company categories.
This yr Arno Bester of Suzuki Queenstown was the Leading Technician, Grant Saunders of Suzuki Cape Town was the Top rated Areas Supervisor, Wian Greyling of Suzuki Alberton took property the silverware as the Best Profits Manager and Odette Allers of Suzuki Queenstown gained the award as the Service Manager of the Calendar year.
Greatest product sales
In advance of saying the Sellers of the Yr, SASA identified the teams and individual dealers with the best gross sales.
The best 3 sellers with the best income volume during this period had been Suzuki Boksburg (3rd), Suzuki Menlyn (2nd) and Suzuki Bassonia (1st), which also retains the report for the maximum revenue of any seller in a single month.
Of the different dealer teams, the IPOP Team – which involves leading performers this sort of as Suzuki Bassonia and Suzuki West Rand – was the finest-offering group.
Sellers of the Year
Going to the over-all awards, Suzuki Automobile South Africa declared the top carrying out supplier in every category.
Suzuki Vredenburg on the West Coast of the Western Cape was the Rural Supplier of the 12 months.
Suzuki Cape Town was recognised as the Tiny Seller of the Calendar year.
Suzuki Helderberg was announced as the Medium classification Seller of the Calendar year.
Suzuki Bramley took residence the award as the Substantial Vendor of the Calendar year.
And last but not least, just after considerably apprehension, Suzuki Helderberg in Cape Town was called back again to stage to choose the leading honours of the over-all Suzuki 2021 Dealer of the 12 months.
“It is a excellent honour to be ready to recognise so several dealers in our awards ceremony. We applaud their hard function and resolve, primarily after a yr of numerous disruptions and uncertainty. We are happy of our seller community and search forward to welcoming new teams and particular person entrepreneurs to our network as we grow further more,” says Havenga.