STEVENSVILLE, MD, May 22, 2019 – Stertil-Koni, the leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts – notably bus lifts and truck lifts – has announced that Doug Frakes has joined the company as an Operations Specialist. He will succeed Paul Marks, who announced his retirement from Stertil-Koni after 21 years of focused, dedicated, and exceptional service to the company.
In his new post, Frakes will work closely with a broad range of audiences – chiefly the company’s extensive North American distributor network, sales personnel, and Stertil-Koni manufacturing locations in the United States and Europe. His prime mission is to process and ship vehicle lift equipment and accessory orders to distributors and customers across North America.
LEFT: Doug Frakes, Operations Specialist at Stertil-Koni
In making today’s announcement, Stertil-Koni Director of Operations, Kevin Hymers, noted, “Every single day, Stertil-Koni is focused on delivering an exceptional level of customer care and support. That is precisely why we are so pleased to enhance our team with a logistics professional with Doug’s background, expertise and can-do spirit.”
Prior to joining Stertil-Koni, Frakes worked for 10 years at FedEx Ground in Upper Marlboro, MD. During his tenure, he managed ground operations and new processes implementation, including inbound and outbound sort management and pickup and delivery management operations. Frakes was also responsible for the training and supervision of operations managers and administrators, executing analyses of operational metrics and overseeing compliance with governing regulatory agencies.
He is a graduate of Florida State University, in Tallahassee, FL with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Frakes resides in Annapolis, MD.
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Stertil-Koni is the market leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts, notably bus lifts and truck lifts, and proudly serves municipalities, state agencies, school bus fleets, major corporations, the U.S. Military and more. Stertil-Koni's breadth of products meets all ranges of lifting needs and includes portable lifts such as Mobile Column Lifts, 2-post, 4-post, inground piston lifts, platform lifts, and its axle-engaging, inground, scissor lift configuration, ECOLIFT. The company’s innovative, inground telescopic piston DIAMONDLIFT is now available with an optional Continuous Recess system, ideal for low clearance vehicles. Stertil-Koni USA is headquartered in Stevensville, Maryland with production facilities in Europe, The Netherlands, and in Streator, IL.
Contact: Paul Feldman, Paul.Feldman@Stertil-Koni.com, 410-643-9001