Volvo Trucks has named Vision Truck Group, headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, as its 2019 Canada Dealer of the Year. In a virtual edition of the Volvo Trucks Canada Dealer Awards, recently held over Skype, Volvo Trucks honored its top Canadian dealerships in seven categories. 

The annual Canada Dealer of the Year Award recognized Vision Truck Group and its employees for outstanding performance in a number of key areas, including customer satisfaction, market share, franchise investments, growth of new truck and leasing sales, and parts sales performance.

“Everyone at Vision Truck Group adds to the consistent and exemplary performance as one of our premier Canadian dealers,” said Paul Kudla, managing director, Canada at Volvo Trucks North America. “The Vision Truck Group team continues to be the ultimate ambassadors for Volvo Trucks North America and its commitment to customers, which has proven to be the best in Canada.”

For over 50 years, Vision Truck Group has provided southwestern Ontario with sales, service, modifications and parts for Volvo Trucks at dealerships in Brampton, Etobicoke, Stoney Creek, Cambridge and London. Vision Truck Group leverages Volvo Trucks’ VNL, VNR, VNX and VHD model families in straight truck and tractor applications to penetrate new markets and earn top sales volume while also investing in its facilities and service operations.

“Vision Truck Group is grateful to Volvo Trucks for this Canada Dealer of the Year honor,” said John Slotegraaf, owner of Vision Truck Group. “We are proud to be recognized among our peers in the Volvo Trucks North America family and within the Canadian trucking industry overall.”

Volvo Trucks’ 2019 Canada Dealer Awards recipients include:

VFS Dealer Group of the Year Vision Truck Group – Brampton, ON
Top Canadian Sales Volume   Surgenor Truck Group – Ottawa, ON
Top Dealer Market Share 401 Trucksource Inc. – Maidstone, ON 
Top Dealer Leasing System Sterling Truck & Trailer – Regina, SK 
Top Customer Satisfaction Expressway Trucks Waterloo – Ayr, ON  
Top Dealer Part Sales Performance    Vision Truck Group – Brampton, ON 
Top Regional Haul Sales Expressway Trucks Waterloo – Ayr, ON

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employes of vision truck group

CAPTION: Volvo Trucks recently named Vision Truck Group 2019 Canada Dealer of the Year as part of its annual awards program. From left to right:  Peter Currie, district sales manager Ontario, Volvo Trucks North America; Steve Brenton, chief financial officer, Vision Truck Group; Paul Kudla, managing director Canada, Volvo Trucks North America; John Slotegraaf, dealer principal and owner, Vision Truck Group; Roger Alm, president, Volvo Trucks; Peter Voorhoeve, president, Volvo Trucks North America; Fredrik Hogberg, senior vice president of retail development, Volvo Trucks North America; and Greig Howlett, customer relationship and brand manager, Vision Truck Group.

Volvo Trucks North America, headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, is one of the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturers in North America. Its Uptime Services commitment is delivered by a network of nearly 400 authorized dealers across North America and the 24/7 Volvo Trucks Uptime Center. Every Volvo truck is assembled in the Volvo Trucks New River Valley manufacturing facility in Dublin, Virginia, which meets the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality, 14001 standard for environmental care and holds a dual ISO 50001/Superior Energy Performance certification at the platinum level, indicating a sustained excellence in energy management. Volvo Trucks North America provides complete transport solutions for its customers, offering a full range of diesel, alternative-fuel and all-electric vehicles, and is part of the Volvo Trucks global organization.

Volvo Trucks supplies complete transport solutions for discerning professional customers with its full range of medium- and heavy-duty trucks. Customer support is provided via a global network of dealers with 2,300 service points in about 130 countries. Volvo trucks are assembled in 12 countries across the globe. In 2022 approximately 145,000 Volvo trucks were delivered worldwide. Volvo Trucks is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. Volvo Trucks’ work is based on the core values of quality, safety and environmental care.