Company is driven to succeed

A COMPANY is on the road to success after being nominated for a prestigious award for the second year running.

Bell Truck and Van, which has six branches in the region including in Longbenton, has also been accredited with the Investors in People standard.

Last year, the company’s group sales manager Alan Dale beat 20 other sales managers to become Mercedes-Benz Truck Sales Manager of the Year 2010, while his department was named Top Truck Sales Team 2010.

Now, group accountant Lee Davison has been named a finalist for the Commercial Vehicle Finance Team of the Year award for 2011.

Mr Dale said: “Being nominated again demonstrates the team spirit and co-operation that exists within the sales department from all parts of our business, including driver training, finance, admin, service and parts and, of course, the sales team.”

Managing director Trevor Simmons added: “We have a detailed plan for achievement, covering 40 areas of the business.

“Following our positive reassessment for Investors in People, we are confident that the whole team has bought into our strategy, and ultimately this helps secure both the quality of our service and their own jobs in a very difficult trading environment.”

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