ATD 2011 DEALER OF THE YEAR
Every year a national Truck Dealer of the Year is picked by the ATD (Truck division of the NADA). With a membership base of over 2,000 truck dealers, only a handful are nominated each year. This prestigious award is given only to the best of the best, and we are proud to say that we are the 2011 ATD Truck Dealer of the Year!
Our dealership was evaluated on a variety of metrics including dealership performance, civic contributions, and industry leadership. Besides winning the 2011 Dealer of the Year award, our company has had the fortune of winning numberous other awards including International’s Dealer of the Year in 2003, Blue Book Used Truck Group’s Franchised Dealer of the Year in 2004/2005, Idealease’s Idealgold award 12 times, and Navistar Financial Corp.’s President’s Award 17 times.
- 03/16/2011 - Original Nomination Announcement
- 04/16/2011 - Winner Announced!
- 04/18/2011 - Email sent to over 7,000 customers in SC & NC announcing winner
- 05/18/2011 - South Carolina Senate Resolution of Congratulations
- 05/18/2011 - SC House of Representatives Congressional Record
Numerous people have sent their congratulations and notes to Mr. Ryan, and here are some of them!
"Dick, Congratulations on the Dealer of the year award, I am proud to be a part of this team!"
Warren Ketterman, Carolina International Trucks - Upstate
"A quick note to Dick. Congratulations for winning the ATD dealer of the year. Your hard work, dedication foresight, and perseverance gained you this accolade. Thanks you for working with us over the years as a valued partner. Again, Congratulations"
Russ Spangler, Cummins Atlantic
"Congratulations in celebration of the release of being the 2011 Dealer of the Year, I commend you for your dedication and hard work. You deserve to be proud of your achievement. May your future efforts be equally successful and rewarding. Thank you, as I am proud to be part of the best!"
Kristine Jones, Carolina International Trucks - Upstate
"Congratulations to Dick and his entire team!"
Vic Thompson, Trimac
"Dick, Congratulations and well deserved. Miller light and golf on me when you get into town!"
Rick Hones, Amee Bay
“Congratulations Dick on being awarded 2011 ATD Dealer of the Year. It is such an honor to become part of your team."
Tammy Clement, Carolina International Trucks
"Congratulations on this well deserved recognition, Dick! You are a true leader in the industry and your dedication to customer service has been the foundation of your success as a truck dealer."
Mary Dolan, AMP Communications
"Dick, Congratulations on an award well deserved."
Chris Dorbandt, Carolina International Trucks
"Congrats Carolina from CSA!! Go EAST!"
Tiffany Mulloy, Navistar
"Congratulations on the award. It is a lifetime achievement, and one that all of us will remember for years to come!"
Tyler Robertson, Carolina International Trucks
"Dick, congratulations on the ATD Dealer of the year Award, you are the best and I am proud to be on your team."
David McWaters, Carolina International Trucks
"Congratulations Dick. I am very proug to be working for you and Carolina International Trucks."
Debbie Boyce, Carolina International Trucks
"Let's make it two in a row....our customers deserve it! Great Job!"
Buddy Howle, Carolina International Trucks
"Dick Congrats I am very Proud to Work for Carolina International and a Man of your Values, well deserved and not soon enough. There will be many more awards to come in futue."
Michael DuCharme, Carolina International Trucks
"Dick--I'm very proud of you & so excited for the year to come. You will continue to do great things & inspire change in many lives. Congratulations!"
Rebecca Eakins, Carolina International Trucks
"Dick, Good job. Well done. Ron Ragno Joani said to say hello!"
"I am proud of Dick's success and I am confident with his leadership and the team he has implemented, there will be continued successes at Carolina International."
Jim Cherico, Navistar
Congratulations, way to go!!!
Greg Penland, Carolina International Trucks
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF YOU AT CAROLINA INTERNATIONAL
FOR THE 2011 ATD YEAR RECOGNITION!!!!!!!!!!
RJ Walia, Continental Mixers, Director Dealer Relations