ST. CLOUD, Minn. Minnesota-based aftermarket distributor, Automotive Parts Headquarters, recently recognized 2008 outstanding supplier achievements at its annual awards banquet held Jan. 26 at Cragun’s Resort in Brainerd, Minn.
From left to right, are: Rich Vierkant, vice president of merchandising at Automotive Parts Headquarters; Harold Eberly, vice president of sales at East Penn Manufacturing; Mark Hoffman, sales manager at East Penn Manufacturing; Corey Bartlett, president of Automotive Parts Headquarters.
The employee-owners of Automotive Parts Headquarters help to determine recipients of the supplier awards. The results of this year’s selection were rather unique, with East Penn winning every category.
“We’re pleased to recognize our suppliers for their outstanding support of our organization,” said Corey Bartlett, president of Automotive Parts Headquarters. “Strong partnerships, like the one we have with East Penn, are the key to our success.”
Bartlett presented the following awards:
Most Consistent Fill Rate, East Penn Manufacturing;
Best Fieldwork Support, East Penn Manufacturing;
2008 Supplier of the Year, East Penn Manufacturing; and
2008 Representative of the Year, Mark Hoffman of East Penn Manufacturing.