John Deere dealerships recognized for sales achievements

John Deere dealerships recognized for sales achievements

Five dealerships were honored in 2017 for outstanding sales of commercial ZTrak and QuikTrak mowers.

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Pictured above: Everglades Equipment Group (Left to Right): Craig Weynand (John Deere), Jim Field (John Deere), Bo Schechter (Everglades Equipment Group), David Lively (Everglades Equipment Group), Luke Gakstatter (John Deere), Darren Havens (John Deere)

CARY, N.C. – Five John Deere dealerships received awards in 2017 for outstanding sales of Commercial ZTrak and QuikTrakTM Mowers. The five dealerships, Ag-Pro, Everglades Equipment Group, James River Equipment, SunSouth, LLC, and TriGreen Equipment, LLC, were honored by the manufacturer to commemorate the achievement.

“We are proud to celebrate these dealers, as this achievement directly relates to the level of dedication they demonstrate for their customers,” said James Dutton, product marketing manager, commercial mowing equipment, John Deere. “At John Deere, we are proud of our dealers who constantly go above and beyond to provide professional landscape contractors with the support and service needed to keep their businesses running.”

With more than 60 years in the outdoor power equipment industry, Ag-Pro services customers from South Carolina to Texas.

Everglades Equipment Group, which assists customers in central and south Florida, has been recognized by John Deere for the second year in a row. “We are very excited about this achievement, and attribute our success to our engaged, dedicated sales staff,” said Josh Coffman, Turf & CWP sales manager, Everglades Equipment Group. “We ensure we have the infrastructure we need to provide great parts availability and outstanding service, so our customers, and their friends, continue to come back to us when they need new equipment.”

A full-service John Deere dealer since 1926, James River Equipment was recognized for the second year in a row and now has 30 locations across Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

SunSouth, LLC, which has locations in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi, credits its success to its driven sales team as well. “Our sales team continued to push throughout 2017, and their hard work and commitment to customers is the reason we hit the sales mark,” said David R. Vines, chief operating officer, SunSouth, LLC. “However, sales are only one part of the process. The strong support of our parts and service department ensures our customers are able to be successful, and happy.”

With locations in Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi, TriGreen Equipment, LLC, is committed to each of its commercial customers. “We understand the challenges that our customers face, and when they pull up to our stores we want to them to feel that TriGreen and John Deere are committed to being their partners,” said Richard Miller, corporate sales manager, retail & commercial, TriGreen Equipment, LLC. “Our staff has worked hard to ensure all of our customers, new and old, feel like they are supported by us. It is extremely rewarding to see everything come together.”

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