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MHEDA MVP Award LogoWe are proud to announce that Valley Industrial Trucks has been awarded the prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Award for our accomplishments in 2022.  For the 7th consecutive year, we have earned earned the MVP Award from the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association).

Award recipients must satisfy a rigorous set of criteria with less than 10% of the association’s membership earning the award.   As a 2023 MVP, we successfully demonstrated a commitment to business excellence, professionalism, and good stewardship.

To qualify for the annual MVP Award companies are required to provide evidence of their commitment to their partners in business including their customers, employees, and suppliers.  They must satisfy criteria in the following important areas:

  • Industry Advocacy
  • Customer Service & Safety Practices
  • Business Networking
  • Continuing Education
  • Business Best Practices

To achieve MVP status for the past seven years speaks volumes about our commitment to providing excellent customer experiences” said Jim Hammond, President of Valley Industrial Trucks. “It’s great to see all those little things we do every day to make our customers happy, add up to this”, Hammond added.

“Achieving the MVP Award demonstrates a company’s dedication to constantly improving the material handling industry.  It is an honor and privilege for MHEDA to have so many companies achieve this award that requires continual improvement in customer and employee satisfaction and never-ending education of our industry throughout your organization.” Tom Albero, Chairman and CEO of Alliance Material Handling, Inc. and 2022 MHEDA Chairman.

Valley Industrial Trucks is a full service material handling equipment distributor who represents CLARK, Doosan, BYD, Sellick, Noblelift and Flexi forklifts; JLG, Genie and Snorkel aerial lifts; Karcher floor scrubbers and sweepers and a wide variety of warehouse products from racking and shelving to in-plant offices and mezzanines. Valley also provides a full-range of services, rentals and training.

The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) is the premier trade association dedicated to serving all segments of the material handling business community.  MHEDA represents close 600 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