Yale's hails. Yale Materials Handling Corp. has honored 15 top dealers with its 11th Annual Dealer of Excellence Awards. The dealers are Alta Lift Truck Services, Berry Material Handling, Black Equipment Co., E.D. Farrell Co., Eastern Lift Truck Co., Hy-Tek Material Handling, Key Material Handling Equipment Co., National Lift Truck Service, Northland Industrial Truck Co., Riekes Equipment Co., Yale Equipment & Services, Yale Industrial Trucks - Gulf/Atlantic, Yale Industrial Trucks - Pittsburgh, Yale Materials Handling - Dougherty Equipment, and Yale Materials Handling - Green Bay.
Crowning achievements. Crown Equipment Corp. has honored two of its top dealers with the James F. Dicke Pioneer Award, Crown's highest award and one designed to acknowledge outstanding achievement. NorthWest Handling Systems Inc. of Seattle and Crown Lift Trucks of Miami received the recognition, named after Crown's chairman emeritus.
Women at the top. The Robart Companies, a third-party transportation and logistics provider headquartered in Georgia, has received several recent honors. They include being named Logistics Partner of the Year by Kemira Chemicals, receiving Women Looking Ahead magazine's 2005 BluePrint Award for its quality service to Coca-Cola Enterprises, and being recognized with The Woman-Owned Business of the Year award from Delta Air Lines. In addition, Diversity Business.com named Robart as one of the top 500 woman-owned U.S. businesses and the Georgia Secretary of State recently honored Robart president and CEO Sharon Burton as an Outstanding Georgia Citizen and The Robart Companies as a Goodwill Ambassador Corp.