GCommerce was presented with the 2021 Difference Maker of the Year Award from the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Inc., at the Alliance’s recent channel partner awards banquet in Aventura, Florida, during the Alliance Winter Shareholder Meeting.
“Our mission at GCommerce is to drive digital commerce for all the customers we serve. We are honored to be recognized by the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance for making a difference in the digital commerce initiatives of the Alliance, their shareholders, and valued channel partners,” said Steve Smith, president and CEO, GCommerce Inc.. “The Alliance is a leader in supply chain technology and digital commerce. To be recognized as a Difference Maker by them is a great honor shared by every team member at GCommerce.”
The Difference Maker award winner, determined by the Alliance staff, is awarded to a business partner that provides exceptional value through staunch support of software, solutions, data, products or services that are in sync with the direction and business goals of the Alliance and its shareholder members.
In 2021, GCommerce delivered invoice and purchasing transactions to support Alliance Channel Partner rebate, purchasing and fill-rate programs, and expanded fulfillment frameworks to better integrate with Alliance eCommerce solutions including marketplace, business to business, and business to consumer.
GCommerce also took a leadership position, becoming a bellwether in the aftermarket industry with respect to cybersecurity awareness and training.
“GCommerce has been and continues to be an outstanding partner to the Alliance and we were delighted to acknowledge them as the 2021 Difference Maker of the Year,” said Dale E. Hopkins, chief information officer and vice president of Information Technology at the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Inc. “Their industry engagement related to cybersecurity has been recognized and applauded throughout the automotive aftermarket.”
The Alliance also honored 10 other channel partners with a variety of awards to recognize training support, marketing efforts, category expertise, effective use of personnel, top-notch logistics, customer service, true Texas grit, support of the Alliance’s exclusive national brands, and the 2021 Channel Partner of the Year.