Sep 10, 2017

Riekes Announces New Director of Operations - Christine Hunt

Omaha, NE, (09/12/2017) – Riekes Equipment, an industry leader in material handling and warehouse solutions is pleased to announce that Christine Hunt has joined the Omaha-based business as Director of Operations. In her new position, Hunt will provide leadership for the Parts and Service Teams across all six Riekes locations and is responsible for the planning and execution of a service strategy that positions Riekes for continued growth.

“Christy’s role will be to develop and lead the team that delivers on our service promise.”, said Duncan Murphy, President. “She brings remarkable skill and experience to this important position and we are excited for her to build on the success of the company and strengthen an already great team.”

Hunt brings with her more than 20 years of experience in leading operations, logistics, project management and safety adherence within the supply chain management field. She joins Riekes from Kellogg’s where she held numerous operations and service roles.

She holds a bachelor degree from Kansas State University.

RIEKES EQUIPMENT COMPANY- Founded in 1936, Riekes Equipment is an industry leader in material handling and warehouse solutions. Riekes offers forklifts, racking, hoist and crane products and fleet management services, as well as, parts and service for all brands of lift equipment, aerial lifts, docks and other warehouse equipment. Riekes plays an important role in finding effective solutions for warehouses, service departments and distribution centers. The company is dedicated to upholding the same high performance standards and customer service today as it has for decades. Riekes is authorized Yale forklift dealer headquartered in Omaha, NE with locations throughout Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. For more information, visit

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