Dana Bolsters Field Sales, Service Organization for North American Commercial-Vehicle Market
Jun 25, 2012
MAUMEE, Ohio, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) today announced numerous actions to strengthen its North American field sales and service organization.
Focused on more than 4,000 commercial-vehicle OEMs and dealerships across the United States, Canada, and Mexico – including those previously supported under Dana's Roadranger alliance with Eaton Corporation – Dana's field sales and service organization today numbers nearly 100 professionals. This team includes dedicated applications and engineering contacts, as well as more than 20 field-based service representatives with an average of 25 years of experience in the industry.
In the coming weeks, Dana will also increase touch points with customers through localized inventory to support down trucks, new training resources, a dedicated call center, a user-friendly website, and other enhanced customer interfaces.
"Dana has been delivering innovative driveline technologies and superior customer support to the commercial-vehicle market for more than a century," said Mark Wallace, president of On-Highway Driveline Technologies at Dana. "We've made a significant investment to strengthen our capabilities and deploy a dedicated, experienced team equipped with the tools to quickly and effectively maximize customer productivity and put more pay in their loads."
To ensure effective and responsive communication with customers at every level, Dana's commercial-vehicle field sales and service organization is led by Jim Kahut, director of sales for aftermarket, and Mike Schwanzl, senior manager, North American field sales.
"This sharper focus on customer satisfaction will allow Dana to better understand the needs of fleet operators, bringing drivetrain solutions to market more quickly," Wallace added. "Industry-leading warranties; an enhanced, focused platform of service and support; innovative new tools; and a steadfast dedication for increasing fuel efficiencies and reducing emissions all help to solidify Dana's longstanding commitment to the commercial-vehicle market."
Dana has continuously illustrated its commitment to the commercial-vehicle industry by introducing new products with enhanced, award-winning driveline technologies. For example, Dana recently launched the Spicer® Diamond Series™ driveshaft and Spicer® Pro-40™ tandem axle, new solutions that feature the latest innovations for reducing driveline weight while increasing vehicle efficiency and improving fuel economy.
About Dana Holding Corporation
Dana is a world-leading supplier of driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of passenger, commercial, and off-highway vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. The company's global network of engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities provides original-equipment and aftermarket customers with local product and service support. Based in Maumee, Ohio, Dana employs approximately 25,500 people in 26 countries and reported 2011 sales of $7.6 billion. For more information, please visit www.dana.com.
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