Gregory Poole Honored For Third Consecutive Year

Top Quote Gregory Poole Equipment Company is proud to announce its Lift Systems Division has received the prestigious 2014 Most Valuable Partner award from the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) for the third consecutive year. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) January 25, 2014 - MHEDA is the only national trade association dedicated solely to improving the proficiency of the independent material handling distributor. Gregory Poole has been honored with an MVP status every year the award has been offered for their commitment to their partners in business, including their customers, employees and suppliers.

    "At Gregory Poole we take great pride in providing our business partners with the highest quality of care and professionalism," said Hal Ingram, Vice President of Lift Systems for Gregory Poole Equipment Company. "We are honored to have our Lift Systems division recognized as an industry leader as we continue to serve those in the Southeast."

    Gregory Poole Lift Systems was among less than 5% of the MHEDA's membership that earned the 2014 MVP award. In order to qualify, companies had to provide evidence of their commitment to business excellence, good stewardship, and professionalism.

    In addition, each company had to satisfy criteria in the following areas:

    Industry Relations
    Customer Relations
    Peer-to-Peer Networking
    Training for Employees
    Business Best Practices

    About MHEDA
    The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) is the only national trade association dedicated solely to improving the proficiency of the independent material handling distributor. MHEDA represents close to 650 companies in the material handling equipment business. Located in suburban Chicago, the association provides services to companies seeking to improve their business through education, networking, benchmarking and best practices. For more information, visit

    About Gregory Poole
    Gregory Poole Equipment Company, founded in 1951, is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. Since establishment, Gregory Poole has become the Caterpillar construction equipment dealer for eastern North Carolina and has expanded its operation to 19 locations reaching North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Gregory Poole provides sales, rental, parts and service for construction, forestry, agriculture, lift systems, marine power, power generation equipment, trucks, trailers, buses and RVs in eastern North Carolina, as well as lift systems and cleaning equipment in eastern South Carolina and Virginia. For more information on Gregory Poole Equipment Company, please visit or call 800-451-7278.

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