Hino Crowns Top Dealers For 2022

(L-R) Nathan Chatfield (CMI Hino Adelaide), Sam Suda (Hino Australia) and Craig Andersson (Sci-Fleet Hino Gold Coast) at the Hino Dealer of the Year awards

Hino Australia has celebrated excellence by its dealers at its 2022 Dealer of the Year Awards. 

CMI Hino Adelaide was again crowned the Metropolitan Dealer of the Year, while Sci-Fleet Hino Gold Coast won the Regional Dealer of the Year title. 

“After a tumultuous few years which saw last year’s event hosted virtually, it was important for our dealers to gather together and celebrate all of the achievements in 2022,” said Sam Suda, President and CEO of Hino Australia.  

“It is the second consecutive Dealer of the Year title for CMI Hino Adelaide, which is an amazing achievement,” continued Mr Suda. 
“For Sci-Fleet Hino Gold Coast, this is their first Dealer of the Year award, which is a feat the whole team should be congratulated for,” he concluded.  

Nathan Chatfield, General Manager of CMI Hino Adelaide paid tribute to his team when accepting the award for the fourth time: 
“We are a very proud, long term Hino dealer – Hino is in our blood and our DNA. 

“The CMI Hino Adelaide team is such a wonderful group of people who work incredibly hard at everything they do, and this award is a very fitting tribute to their efforts.” 

CMI Hino Adelaide also won the Service Excellence Award.  

The accolades didn’t stop there for Sci-Fleet Hino Gold Coast, which also won the Sales Excellence (Regional) title for the second year and the Service Excellence (Regional) title. 

Sci-Fleet Hino Gold Coast Dealer Principal Craig Andersson said:

“This award has been 12 years in the making and wasn’t something we dared to dream about, but it is nice to receive. 
“I am incredibly proud to receive award on behalf of the hard-working team at Sci- Fleet Gold Coast.” 

For the second consecutive year, CMI Hino Adelaide, Jacob Hino (Albury-Wodonga), Sci-Fleet Hino Brisbane, Sci-Fleet Hino Gold Coast and CMI Hino Melbourne were recipients of the prestigious President’s Award and were joined by Barry Maney Hino (Mt Gambier), which received it for the first time. 

“The 2022 recipients demonstrated excellence in all aspects of Parts, Sales and Service and I congratulate each dealership team for their efforts during 2022,” said Mr Suda. 

The Hino Financial Services Dealer of the Year was claimed by Prestige Hino. 

Sydney’s Adtrans Hino won the Customer Experience – Service (Metro) award for the fourth year and added to its trophy cabinet with the Customer Experience – Sales (Metro) title. 

Pacific Hino (Cairns) was awarded the Customer Experience – Service (Regional) title.  

Barry Maney Hino was recognised for its 35 year association with the Hino brand, and also won the Customer Experience – Sales (Regional) title. 

Sci-Fleet Hino Brisbane’s Sales Manager Will Gaulton, was awarded the Salesperson of the Year for the second consecutive year, while the dealership took out the Parts Excellence (Metro) award. 

In addition to the President’s Award, Jacob Hino (Albury-Wodonga) also claimed the Parts Excellence (Regional) award for the second year in a row. 

“My sincere thanks to all of the dealers in the Hino network for their efforts to deliver an exceptional experience to all Hino customers during 2022,” said Mr Suda.

“Tonight was all about showing our gratitude to the network, and the night was as prestigious as they come. 

“Congratulations to those whose excellence has been recognised,” he concluded. 

Against the backdrop of the Intercontinental Brisbane’s Lagoon Beach the 2022 Hino Dealer of the Year awards were held on Saturday 24th February, in a ceremony hosted by Hino Ambassador Neil Crompton and attended by 260 guests. 

On display at the awards was a replica of the Hino-sponsored #20 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, which will be raced by Team 18’s Scott Pye at the Thrifty Newcastle 500 on 10-12 March, 2023, as part of Hino Australia’s long-standing partnership with Supercars Team 18. 

2022 Hino Dealer of the Year Results

Metropolitan Dealer of the Year:
CMI Hino Adelaide, SA

Regional Dealer of the Year:
Sci-Fleet Hino Gold Coast, QLD

Hino Financial Services Dealer of the Year:
Prestige Hino, VIC

President’s Award: 
Barry Maney Hino, Mt Gambier, SA
Jacob Hino, Albury-Wodonga, NSW-VIC
Sci-Fleet Hino Gold Coast, QLD
CMI Hino Melbourne, VIC
Sci-Fleet Hino Brisbane, QLD 
CMI Hino Adelaide, SA

Customer Experience – Sales:
Metropolitan – Adtrans Hino, Sydney, NSW
Regional – Barry Maney Hino, Mt Gambier, SA 

Customer Experience – Service:
Metropolitan - Adtrans Hino, Sydney, NSW 
Regional – Pacific Hino, Cairns, QLD

Salesperson of the Year:
Will Gaulton – Sci-Fleet Hino Brisbane, QLD 

Sales Excellence (Metro):
GOLD – City Hino, Sydney, NSW 
SILVER – CMI Hino Adelaide, SA
BRONZE – Sci-Fleet Hino Brisbane, QLD 

Sales Excellence (Regional):
GOLD – Sci-Fleet Hino Gold Coast, QLD
SILVER – Jacob Hino, Albury-Wodonga, NSW-VIC 
BRONZE – Wideland Hino Tamworth, QLD  

Parts Excellence (Metro):
GOLD – Sci-Fleet Hino Brisbane, QLD
SILVER – CMI Hino Melbourne, VIC 
JOINT BRONZE – Prestige Hino, VIC and Adtrans Hino, NSW 

Parts Excellence (Regional):
GOLD – Jacob Hino, Albury-Wodonga, NSW-VIC 
SILVER – Sci-Fleet Hino Gold Coast, QLD
BRONZE – Wideland Hino Toowoomba, QLD

Service Excellence (Metro):
GOLD – CMI Hino Adelaide, SA
SILVER – CMI Hino Melbourne, VIC
BRONZE – Sci-Fleet Hino Brisbane, QLD

Service Excellence (Regional):
GOLD – Sci-Fleet Hino Gold Coast, QLD 
SILVER – Wideland Hino Toowoomba, QLD
BRONZE – Southside Truck Centre, Coffs Harbour, NSW