RENSSELAER, IN – Talbert Manufacturing, a North American leader in specialized heavy-haul solutions, names Hale Trailer Brake & Wheel, headquartered in Voorhees, NJ, as its top dealer for 2019. This award recognizes outstanding performance in trailer sales, service and parts on behalf of Talbert Manufacturing. This is the 12th year in a row Hale has outperformed other Talbert dealers to take the top spot. The dealership was also recognized as the top parts seller for the year.
“Year after year, Hale delivers not only the sales numbers, but the quality service and dependability Talbert stands for to customers up and down the East Coast,” said Troy Geisler, Talbert Manufacturing vice president of sales and marketing. “Each of their locations is staffed with some of the most knowledgeable specialists in the industry and provide top-notch customer service. We’re proud to partner with this dedicated dealership and excited to award them top dealer recognition for a 12th year.”
Hale is a full-service trailer dealership with 12 locations from Maine to Florida. The dealership sells new and used trailers and related equipment. The dealership also rents trailers, sells commercial trailer parts and accessories, and provides general trailer service and repairs.
Talbert also named Alamo City Trailer Sales LLC, serving central Texas and beyond, as the Most Improved Dealer of 2019 and one of the Top 10 dealers overall.
“We’d like to acknowledge the dedicated team at Alamo City Trailer Sales for their hard work in 2019,” Geisler said. “In an industry where communication is key to finding the right trailer for the application, owner Ed Just and his crew excel at listening to each customer’s unique needs and relaying that information to Talbert so we can ensure a trailer that’s up to all aspects of the job at hand.”
Alamo City Trailer Sales has been a recognized leader in new and used trailer sales for over a decade. The chain of full-service dealerships has three locations — San Antonio, Luling and Austin, Texas — offers rentals, parts, service and financing in addition to new and used sales.
The remaining Top 10 dealers, based on 2019 sales, are in alphabetical order below.
Columbus Equipment Company, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, has provided heavy equipment services to customers in Ohio and the surrounding states for more than 65 years. With 10 locations across the state, Columbus Equipment offers an extensive lineup of new and used trailers as well as rental options, parts and services.
Coogle Truck & Trailer Sales of Otterbein, Indiana, features a wide selection of new and used trailers for sale or rent and a fully stocked parts department. The family-owned company also offers custom trailer modifications and full-service repairs.
Freightliner of Grand Rapids in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has a trailer division that specializes in the construction, material hauling and agricultural trailer business. Since 1978, the company has offered customers one of the most expansive and diverse used truck inventories in the United States. They also have a location in Kalamazoo.
Leslie Equipment Company of Cowen, West Virginia, is a consistent top Talbert dealer that has provided quality construction, forestry, mining, and oil and gas pipeline equipment for more than 45 years. The company is an award-winning John Deere dealer with eight locations throughout Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.
Lucky’s Trailer Sales of South Royalton, Vermont, is a family-owned business that has been a top Talbert dealer for many years. The company features a complete line of construction, traveling axle and tag-a-long trailers, a large, well-stocked parts department and a full-service repair facility. They have multiple locations in Vermont.
Lynch Chicago of Bridgeview, Illinois and Waterford, Wisconsin, stocks one of the most complete selections of both new and used equipment for sale in the greater Chicago area. Their two locations provide a full service department, collision body shop and truck painting facility, as well as the largest tow truck parts department in the region.
Reno’s Trailer Sales & Rental of Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania is a leader in the open deck market, specializing in flatbeds, drop decks, lowboys, double drops, specialized heavy haul and tag-a-long trailers. The company has a 60-plus-year legacy of industry-leading service for their customers in the greater Pittsburgh area.
Royal Truck & Trailer Sales & Service Inc., with four locations covering northern and eastern Michigan, carries a wide selection of new and used trailers for sale. The company also offers wheel reconditioning, service and fabrication and has one of the largest parts departments in the industry.