Suzuki Helderberg takes the crown

Suzuki Helderberg

  • 21 Dealers make the Platinum Award listing
  • 6 Dealers acquire the Elite Award
  • IPOP Group the major-advertising vendor group


Suzuki Helderberg in Cape Town is the 2021 Suzuki Vendor of the Calendar year.

The Helderberg crew gained the coveted award at an event in Durban, which adopted the dealer conference and the start of the substantially-anticipated new Suzuki Baleno to media, dealers and the community.

The Supplier of the Calendar year Gala was hosted under the title of “Market of Excellence”. Employing this concept, sellers and the crew at Suzuki Vehicle South Africa reviewed approaches in which they could more improve on Suzuki’s large ranges of customer services and product sales aid, which aided make it South Africa’s top rated-marketing passenger car model in Could this year.

“When we crack an total profits report or hit a big milestone like the a single in May this calendar year, folks generally glance at the brand to start with. But in actuality, these achievements are made up of 1000’s of particular person interactions in between a dealer, a salesperson, a provider adviser and a customer.

“That is why we place so considerably exertion into our Supplier of the Yr Awards as it provides recognition to the everyday tough operate of our 81 dealers in South and Southern Africa,” claims Brendon Carpenter, Manufacturer Marketing Manager of Suzuki Automobile South Africa.

Before announcing the best award, Suzuki Auto South Africa discovered its finest-undertaking sellers and the excellent persons who outperformed their peers, even at the large ordinary expectations set by all dealers.

Platinum and Elite Dealers

The to start with group of dealers to be singled out is Suzuki’s Platinum Award winners. These dealers have a superior normal score across all criteria, including purchaser assistance, components assist, new car profits support and a supportive finance and insurance group.

“This yr, we have the longest at any time list of Platinum Award winners. We applaud each individual dealer that has made the work to established and retain these substantial degrees of assist and purchaser provider,” states Henno Havenga, Supervisor of Auto Supplier Product sales at Suzuki Automobile.

The adhering to dealers are Platinum Award winners: Suzuki Alberton, Suzuki Bassonia, Suzuki Boksburg, Suzuki Centurion, Suzuki Constantiaberg. Suzuki Durban, Suzuki Durban South, Suzuki Hatfield, Suzuki Kenilworth, Suzuki Klerksdorp, Suzuki Mokopane, Suzuki Nelspruit, Suzuki Northcliff, Suzuki Pinetown, Suzuki Polokwane, Suzuki Port Elizabeth, Suzuki Queenstown, Suzuki Rustenburg, Suzuki Stellenbosch, Suzuki Tygervalley and Suzuki Vredenburg,

“It is really worth noting that the sellers on this coveted checklist are distribute throughout South Africa in massive towns and lesser towns. This once more proves that our superior level of client service isn’t just constrained to a pick number of dealers or even to substantial towns,” claims Havenga.

Though the Platinum Dealers are a minimize above the relaxation, there is a special team of dealers that have established an even increased typical. Referred to as the “Green Berets” of the Suzuki network, these dealers are the Elite Award winners with the best effectiveness in all support and product sales categories.

The checklist of Elite Sellers incorporates Suzuki Bramley, Suzuki Bryanston, Suzuki Cape Town, Suzuki Helderberg, Suzuki Kyalami and Suzuki West Rand.

Leading undertaking folks

Suzuki has a particular team of awards for the individuals, who carried out the finest across the different assistance categories.

This calendar year Arno Bester of Suzuki Queenstown was the Top Technician, Grant Saunders of Suzuki Cape City was the Prime Areas Supervisor, Wian Greyling of Suzuki Alberton took home the silverware as the Leading Product sales Supervisor and Odette Allers of Suzuki Queenstown won the award as the Service Manager of the Year.

Greatest sales

Before asserting the Dealers of the 12 months, SASA discovered the teams and particular person sellers with the best sales.

The top rated 3 dealers with the greatest sales quantity in the course of this interval had been Suzuki Boksburg (3rd), Suzuki Menlyn (2nd) and Suzuki Bassonia (1st), which also retains the history for the optimum product sales of any seller in a solitary thirty day period.

Of the a variety of vendor groups, the IPOP Group – which includes prime performers these types of as Suzuki Bassonia and Suzuki West Rand – was the very best-providing group.

Sellers of the 12 months

Transferring to the all round awards, Suzuki Automobile South Africa announced the best performing vendor in each and every classification.

Suzuki Vredenburg on the West Coast of the Western Cape was the Rural Seller of the Calendar year.

Suzuki Cape City was recognised as the Little Supplier of the Year.

Suzuki Helderberg was introduced as the Medium category Dealer of the Calendar year.

Suzuki Bramley took residence the award as the Significant Seller of the 12 months.

And eventually, soon after substantially apprehension, Suzuki Helderberg in Cape City was termed back again to phase to acquire the leading honours of the general Suzuki 2021 Seller of the Calendar year.

“It is a fantastic honour to be equipped to recognise so a lot of dealers in our awards ceremony. We applaud their tricky function and willpower, particularly just after a calendar year of lots of disruptions and uncertainty. We are very pleased of our dealer network and glimpse forward to welcoming new groups and individual entrepreneurs to our community as we grow even further,” claims Havenga.


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