JANUARY 7, 2014 – Western Storage and Handling has been awarded the prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Status for 2014 in a program from the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association). To be among the less than 5% of the association’s membership earning the award, Western Storage and Handling successfully demonstrated a commitment to business excellence, professionalism and good stewardship.
MVP status requires a company to provide evidence of their commitment to their partners in business including their customers, employees and suppliers. They must satisfy criteria in the following important areas:
• Industry Relations
• Customer Relations
• Peer-to-Peer Networking
• Training for Employees
• Business Best Practices
As Mike Giffhorn, President of Cubic Designs mezzanine systems in Wisconsin said, “In all the dealings with WSH, they have been one of the most professional distributors that Cubic Designs works with. Michael Chittick, the warehouse supervisor for Cloud Peak Energy adds, “I would like to thank Jim Murray and Marie Ford for their efforts to help me with a variety of warehouse projects. Their depth of knowledge of Western Storage and Handling’s products gives me the ability to choose the right product for the task.”
“MHEDA is proud to recognize the team at Western Storage and Handling for their high standards of performance in the material handling industry,” said 2013 MHEDA President Jerry Weidmann of Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp., “MVP distributors’ commitment to industry best practices is commendable.”
Western Storage and Handling provides material handling equipment to all types of industry in the Rocky Mountain Region through sales offices in metro Denver and in Colorado Springs, CO. The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) is the only national trade association dedicated solely to improving the proficiency of the independent material handling distributor. MHEDA represents close to 650 companies in the material handling equipment business. For more information, visit WWW.MHEDA.ORG.