CHICAGO, Ill. — Gold Eagle Co. has been named the 2011 recipient of the Vendor of the Year award by VIP Parts, Tires & Service, New England’s largest privately held automotive parts and accessories chain.
"We are honored to be acknowledged by an outstanding retailer such as VIP Parts, Tires & Service," said Marc Blackman, CEO of Gold Eagle Co. "We value our partnership and are proud of the rapport that enables us to collectively provide the right product mix that provides a valuable purchase for VIP’s customers. Seeing our efforts recognized just reinforces our team’s unwavering dedication to meeting — and exceeding — our customers’ needs."
"Gold Eagle continues to demonstrate exceptional expertise in the areas of category management, product quality and customer service," said John Quirk, VIP’s president and CEO. "We share a common focus of delivering quality and service that is unsurpassed. We believe that recognizing excellence among our vendor community helps us deliver a more exciting store experience that our customers have come to expect from VIP."
This is the second consecutive award recognizing Gold Eagle Co. for outstanding customer service and quality products. Gold Eagle has been a partner with VIP Parts, Tires & Service since 1987. Gold Eagle Co. also was recently named a 2011 recipient of the Honda Supplier Performance Award.