Engine & Performance Warehouse (EPWI) named its 2014 “Vendor Of The Year” and “Representative Of The Year” at an awards dinner on Aug. 6 during EPWI’s annual summer conference in Vail, Colorado.
EPWI named Quick Fuel as the EPWI 2014 Vendor of the Year. Marvin Benoit, president, and Mark Wells, vice president of sales and marketing of Quick Fuel, were present to accept the award.
The annual Vendor of the Year award is presented to the supplier or manufacturer based on performance scores during the prior year in seven categories. Categories include distribution/sales policies, pricing policies, inventory, returns, labor claims, office support and shipping/packaging. Past recipients of this award include Federal-Mogul, S.A. Gear, Total Seal, Pioneer, B&P Rods, COMP Cams, Cylinder Head Center, Clevite Engine Parts, Dura-Bond Bearing Co., Damper Doctor, Melling Engine Parts, Joe Gibbs Racing, Howard Enterprises, SB International, Hastings Piston Rings and TopLine Automotive.
EPWI also named Karen Bewley of Melling as the EPWI 2014 Representative of the Year. The Representative of the Year award is selected annually, on a rotating basis by region, using combined votes based on performance scores during the prior year in three categories: sales support, distribution philosophies and timely and accurate follow-through.