CRT member Murray Valley Rural Services, based in Yarrawonga and Berrigan have taken out the Victoria/Tasmania Business Partner of the Year Award, announced at the CRT National Conference in Brisbane recently.
The annual awards held extra weight this year, as one of Australia’s leading rural merchandise retailers celebrates 50 years of operation.
Victorian/Tasmanian CRT State Manager Stewart Kerr praised the continued high standards of the store, and their wide range of specialist products and offerings.
“Murray Valley Rural Services are known throughout the region for providing some of the best agricultural solutions for their clients,” Mr Kerr said.
“They have an innovative approach towards advertising and promotion which has seen them gain the attention of farmers, making their name synonymous throughout the region.
“Their new ways of thinking mean they perform with distinction so it’s no surprise they have enjoyed consistent success over many years.”
Mr. Kerr said Murray Valley Rural Services should be proud to claim the award.
“This store has consistently delivered the highest levels of client satisfaction by continually providing some of the best specialist advice throughout the region,” Mr Kerr said.
“When you look at the team they have put together, their commitment to customer service and standing within the community, it is easy to understand why they have won.”
Principal, Graeme McInness, said he and the team were extremely proud of their achievement.
“The team were over the moon when we found out,” Mr McInness said.
“We pride ourselves on what we do and have a terrific customer base.
“There are a lot of great CRT businesses in Victoria and Tasmania, so it’s very humbling to have won.”
Greg O’Neil, CRT General Manager praised Murray Valley Rural Services for its consistent effort servicing their community as well as the greater CRT network.
“Graeme has made a significant contribution to CRT over many years with his valuable insights, passion and honest input on the state Member Business and National Councils,” Mr. O’Neil said.
“Their Management team and staff are extremely well regarded and respected for their business acumen and opinion among members and suppliers.”