Daimler Trucks has announced the appointment of a new dealer  for its Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner and Fuso ranges across the Riverina as well as Southern and inland NSW.

The company says its  inland New South Wales customers will experience a higher levels of service with the introduction of the new dealership operations.

The new entity  will be headed up by industry veteran David Warren operating Daimler Trucks dealerships in Wagga Wagga and Albury as well as a new Daimler Trucks dealership in Dubbo which is set to open later this year.

David Warren is well-known for a 25-year career across the region, having served as a service manager and star salesman at a rival dealer network, as well as being a stand-alone business owner.

Daimler Truck and Bus Australia President and CEO, Daniel Whitehead, said Daimler Trucks customers in the area will benefit from the change.

“It is one thing to have the best trucks in each class, but Daimler Trucks also needs to back them with the best dealership support,” he said.

“Our customers in this vast area of rural New South Wales will now be able to expect a higher level of service than ever before from David’s high calibre team that is prepared to go out of its way to back our products and look after its customers.”

“We’d like to extend a warm welcome to David and his team and thank them for the commitment to Daimler Trucks and its investment in our customers,” Whitehead added.

The new operations in Wagga Wagga and Albury will operate out of the same locations as previous Daimler Trucks entities, while the Dubbo dealership will be all-new.

Mr Warren said he is excited to join the Daimler Trucks team and leverage the great potential of advanced new product including the Freightliner Cascadia, Fuso Shogun and Mercedes-Benz Actros.

“We are really looking forward to backing these fantastic new products and providing the kind of support our customers need to keep working and build their businesses,” he said.

“These are remarkable trucks that can save our customers money, keep them safe and comfortable and we are proud to be able to sell and support them as part of the Daimler Trucks family.”