Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has recognised its top performing Van Centres at a Manchester awards ceremony.
The weekend event saw representatives from 72 Van Centres and 24 authorised repairers gather to celebrate what the manufacturer has deemed “a highly successful year”, following the Crafter launch.
For 2017, six category awards were given to recognise performance from new and used sales, through customer satisfaction and loyalty to authorised repairers.
There are also three top Van Centre accolades which recognise overall results.
Overall Top Performer Awards:
Gold Award: JCT600 Volkswagen Van Centre Hull
Silver Award: Citygate Van Centre Wooburn Green
Bronze Award: Marshall Van Centre Oxford
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK’s director Carl zu Dohna said: “Our dedicated UK Van Centre network is the backbone of our business, with staff doing a great job selling our products, but most importantly giving our customers the aftersales and in-life support that keeps their businesses moving.
"We have some new winners this year, and I’m grateful to the people who work in the network for their hard work and commitment.”
JCT600 claimed four awards, including the overall award for the best performing Van Centre for JCT600 Volkswagen Van Centre in Hull. Marshall Van Centre Oxford was the top performer in aftersales, while JCT600 Van Service Wakefield was the top performing authorised repairer.
Accolades were also given for individual business area performances.
The category winners were as follows:
- Sales Performance Award: JCT600 Volkswagen Van Centre Hull
- Aftersales Performance Award: Marshall Van Centre Oxford
- Satisfaction Performance Award: Robinsons Van Centre Norwich / JCT600 Volkswagen Van Centre Sheffield (joint winners)
- Loyalty Performance Award: Volkswagen Van Centre Cheltenham
- Top Authorised Repairer: JCT600 Van Service Wakefield
- Used Van Centre: Marshall Van Centre Bridgwater
Pictured: (R) Carl zu Dohna with Beryl Carney of JCT600 Volkswagen Van Centre Hull and compere Rory Bremner.