Volvo Rents’ franchise owners named Genie Industries their Vendor of the Year during the eight annual Volvo Rents’ Franchise Convention held in February in San Antonio. On behalf of Genie Industries, the award was accepted by Gerry Cochrane, Southeast region vice president, and Steve Headden, regional sales manager. Genie Industries is a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers.
The Vendor of the Year award is given based on quality of the company’s national account program (financing options and overall program); quality/reliability of products; availability and lead times; parts pricing; warranty/after-sale service; local sales and service support; and marketing support.
Barry Natwick, president and CEO of Volvo Rents, and Galen Hopper, Volvo Rents fleet manager, presented the award during Volvo Rents’ Vendor Day.
“The Genie Industries team, led by Gerry Cochrane and Steve Headden, have earned this award on behalf of our franchise owners,” said Natwick. “Our entire organization recognizes and is appreciative for the excellence of their products and support.”
Over 50 construction industry-related vendors participated in the eighth annual Volvo Rents franchise convention.
Asheville, N.C.-based Volvo Rents is No. 19 on the RER 100.