Utility dealer and trailer maker honored as top vendors

Craftsman Utility wins award from Dot Transportation

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. announced Wednesday that Craftsmen Utility Trailer and Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company were named Dot Transportation’s 2021 Vendor of the Year.

The announcement was recently made at Dot Transportation’s annual golf outing. This is the seventh time and fifth time in the past nine years that Craftsmen Utility Trailer and Utility Trailer Manufacturing have won this prestigious award.

“It takes a total team effort to win this award. Our ‘Can Do’ attitude in sales, parts and service sets us apart,” says Lou Helmsing, president, Craftsmen Utility Trailer. “We would like to congratulate and thank everyone at Utility from sales, field service, aftermarket and the factory that allows Craftsmen to do what we do day in and day out.”

“Craftsmen Utility Trailer and Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. as a team working together provide Dot Transportation, Inc. with quality refrigerated and dry van trailers. As a team they are great to listen to our needs and concerns which allow them better design products that work well in our business. They also provide us with service and support ongoing after the sale,” adds Kevin Buss, director of fleet maintenance, Dot Transportation, Inc.

Utility Trailer Vice President of Sales and Marketing Craig Bennett also congratulated Craftsman Utility on the recognition.

“Their hard work, dedication and commitment shows why our dealership network is the best in the business. We are honored and thankful as well for this recognition from Dot Transportation,“ he says.

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