Isuzu UK has named Welsh franchised retailer David Taylor Garages as its Supplier of the Yr 2021 because it celebrated the “expertise and experience throughout its rising UK community” with a string of awards shows.

Final week the 4×4 specialist model revealed its plans to expand its UK retail network by 10 sites in 2021 because it ready for progress ensuing from the approaching launch of the brand new D-Max pick-up.

However earlier than gathering momentum with the brand new addition to dealership, it handed out awards to high-achieving operators who topped 18 classes, recognising a variety of providers, from buyer care and finance to accent and fleet gross sales. 

In what it described as “a close-run competitors”, David Taylor Garages claimed its Supplier of the Yr accolade in recognition of its excessive gross sales volumes, aftersales assist and the numerous funding made into the redevelopment of its premises over the previous 12 months.  

Warrington Car Centre was named Fleet Supplier of the Yr, York Van Centre triumphed as Equipment Supplier of the Yr and Cross Keys of Leeds was awarded Buyer Care Supplier of the Yr.

Isuzu UK managing director, William BrownIsuzu UK managing director, William Brown, stated: “It’s essential for us to acknowledge the massive effort and dedication of our vendor community, particularly after such a difficult yr. 

“A lot of our prospects are key staff who present important providers and our sellers resolved to assist maintain Britain working in 2020 by sustaining their automobiles so I’d like to increase an enormous congratulations to all of the nominated and profitable sellers.”

Isuzu’s annual vendor awards observe current digital occasions hosted by BMW, Mini and Suzuki.

Along with the Isuzu vendor awards, the Japanese pick-up model gave honorary mentions to 16 new graduates of Isuzu’s ‘Pickup Professionals’ coaching programme. 

James Williams, gross sales supervisor at Listers Group’s Worcester franchise, earned high marks upon completion of the course and was topped Choose-Up Skilled of the Yr.

Brown added: “Recognising our sellers’ accomplishments is a constructive method to begin the yr and 2021 seems to be notably profitable for Isuzu as we enhance our vendor community protection and launch the All-New Isuzu D-Max.”

The entire listing of Isuzu UK vendor awards:

Equipment Supplier of the Yr – York Van Centre

Equipment Gross sales per Unit Supplier of the Yr – Lloyds Dumfries

Components Supplier of the Yr – Roger Younger

Buyer Care Supplier of the Yr – Cross Keys

Contract Rent Supplier of the Yr – Motus Commercials

Finance Supplier of the Yr – David Taylor Garages 

New Automobiles Gross sales Supplier of the Yr – David Taylor Garages

Fleet Supplier of the Yr – Warrington Car Centre

New Supplier of the Yr – Listers of Worcester

Used Choose Up Supplier of the Yr – Compass Isuzu

Advertising and marketing & Social Media Supplier of the Yr – R. W. Crawfords

Most Improved Supplier of the Yr – Cawdor Vehicles (Aberystwyth) 

Choose-Up Skilled of the Yr – James Williams (Listers of Worcester)

Supplier Principal of the Yr – Wes Crawford (R.W. Crawfords)

Regional Supplier of the Yr (North) – York Van Centre

Regional Supplier of the Yr (South) – David Taylor Garages

2020 Supplier of the Yr – David Taylor Garages

Particular Appreciation Award – Jon Mathers (Unity Group)