COLUMBUS, Ind. [April 6th, 2023]Toyota Material Handling (TMH) announced Shoppa’s Material Handling is a recipient of the annual President’s Award, which recognizes the top Toyota forklift dealers in North America, during the company’s annual dealer meeting in Nashville. The prestigious award recognizes the dealers who perform at the highest level in parts, service, equipment sales, customer satisfaction and overall operations. Shoppa’s was also awarded the Heavy Duty Dealer of the Year award, excelling in providing Heavy Duty equipment in the Texas market and dedicated Cummins certified heavy duty service and maintenance.

Toyota Presidents Awards 2022 - Shoppa's Material Handling

“It’s an honor to receive the President’s Award and be recognized as one of the top dealerships in the nation. This is the 18th time our team has brought home this distinguished award and we could not achieve these results without the dedication and hard work of each of our associates who regularly go above and beyond for our customers, and each other.  This recognition is proof that our core values of Integrity, Humility, Respect, Empathy, and Commitment resonate with our customers and allow us to deliver the solutions their businesses need,” said Jimmy Shoppa, Shoppa’s President & CEO.

The winners of the 2022 President’s Award are:

  • Brodie Toyota-Lift, Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • Conger Toyota-Lift, Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Hull Toyota Lift, Elkhart, Indiana
  • Industrial Truck Service, Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • JIT Toyota-Lift, Frewsburg, New York
  • Lift, Inc., Mountville, Pennsylvania
  • Liftow Limited, Mississauga, Ontario
  • Shoppa’s Material Handling, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Southern States Toyotalift, Tampa, Florida
  • The Lilly Company, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Thompson & Johnson Equipment Co., East Syracuse, New York
  • Toyota Lift of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • Toyota Lift of South Texas, San Antonio, Texas
  • Toyota Material Handling Systems, Suwanee, Georgia
  • Watts Equipment Company, Manteca, California

“The President’s Award is our most prestigious honor, reserved for those who deliver a superior customer experience,” said Bill Finerty, TMH President & CEO. “Toyota Material Handling forklift dealers have a longstanding reputation for consistently going above and beyond for our customers. The dealers recognized represent the best of the best and we’re proud to honor them and their commitment to excellent customer service.”

About Toyota Material Handling

Toyota Material Handling offers material handling products and solutions, including forklifts, reach trucks, order pickers, pallet jacks, container handlers, automated guided vehicles, and tow tractors, along with aerial work platforms, fleet management services, and advanced automation engineering and design. Toyota’s commitment to quality, reliability and customer satisfaction, the hallmark of the Toyota Production System, extends throughout more than 230 locations across North America. With access to an industry-leading lineup of material handling products, Toyota dealers are uniquely positioned to help solve wide-ranging challenges in warehousing and distribution. Built for every application, Toyota can provide the most complete set of solutions for material handling, automation, energy, advanced logistics, and warehouse optimization. For more information or to learn more, visit

About Shoppa’s Material Handling

Family owned and operated since 1981, Shoppa’s Material Handling is one of the fastest growing and most successful material handling dealerships in the United States. With four decades of world-renowned products and exceptional service, Shoppa’s is a proud authorized dealer of Toyota Material Handling – the best-selling forklift brand in the world and a recognized leader in quality, durability, safety and innovation.

Through its nine locations across Texas and Kansas City, Missouri, Shoppa’s provides customized solutions through a comprehensive array of products, services and integrated systems designed to help customers streamline the storage and movement of their goods, improving efficiency, safety and profitability.

Shoppa’s is an end-to-end solutions provider representing a full range of industrial and warehouse equipment brands including Toyota Material Handling, ePicker, Dematic, Aichi, Genie and JLG aerial equipment, Bendi, Drexel, Combilift, Powerboss and Advance industrial floor cleaning equipment and Viking Power.