MT. STERLING, Ill. (July 18, 2017) – Dot Foods, the nation’s largest food industry redistributor, congratulates Mt. Sterling employee Zach Gould for earning top honors in the pallet jack competition at the company’s 2017 Forklift Rodeo National Championship. Gould, of Vermont, Illinois, is a 16-year employee of the dry goods warehouse at Dot’s corporate headquarters in Mt. Sterling. He has been injury-free all 16 years, and this year marked his fourth appearance as a finalist in the National Championship. Gould last qualified for the finals three years ago on the stand up forklift. He’s also been a finalist on the sit down forklift and five years ago was a runner up on the pallet jack.