Riekes Material Handling Earns Steel King Industries 2005 Most Valuable Distributor Award

Steel King Industries, Inc. (Stevens Point, Wis., announced Riekes Material Handling (Waukee, Iowa) as Steel King’s Most Valuable Distributor (MVD) in 2005. The Steel King management team formally announced the recipient at the North American Material Handling Show in Cleveland.

To achieve MVD, Riekes Material Handling excelled in total and relative sales volume, completing 154 orders comprised of 16 different Steel King products. Overall, Riekes reported the largest dollar increase in 2005 among all Steel King dealers, increasing sales volume by 249%.

“Riekes earned the award through their aggressive sales program,” Steel King president, Jay Anderson said. “Riekes has been a loyal customer since the mid 1970s. Our long-term relationship indicates a joint commitment to quality and customer service. We are pleased to award Steel King’s Most Valuable Distributor designation to Riekes.”

Riekes has provided a full-line of material handling solutions to companies throughout the Midwest for more than 70 years. “Our long-term presence in the marketplace, the specialized knowledge of our sales people and our commitment to work with quality suppliers are key factors that make Riekes a leader in the industry,” said Tom Howard, President of Riekes Material Handling. “We build our business on our customer’s trust. It is important to maintain that trust with a reliable product line. Steel King stands behind the quality product they deliver. There is cheaper rack out there, but we want to sell the best.”

Source: Steel King Industries, Inc.

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