Centric Parts, North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components, has been named Supplier of the Year by National Pronto Association. The award was presented on Sept. 13 at the National Pronto Shareholders Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, by Bill Maggs, Pronto president, and Robert Roos, vice president of sales and marketing.
The “Supplier of the Year” is chosen by Pronto members “in grateful appreciation for going above and beyond with continuous delivery of quality products, service and sales support to the members of National Pronto Association.” Accepting the award on behalf of Centric were divisional sales managers John Beale and Ande Schultz.
President Dan Lelchuk expressed his gratitude for the honor while acknowledging the entire Centric team for their ongoing efforts, “I’m grateful to the Pronto Associates for this honor and for our longstanding partnership. I’m also extremely proud of our entire Centric Parts team for their continued efforts to keep delivering on our promise of ‘Right Part, Right Place, Right Time, Right Price’ for our customers.”
Charlie Kirkland, Centric Parts vice president of traditional sales, added, “We are truly honored by this latest award from our partners at Pronto. It’s no accident that Centric Parts continues to win these awards, mainly due to the efforts of each and every member of our team. Our research and development group is the best in the industry. We have the best coverage, are first-to-market and have the highest fill rates of anyone in our category. Customers really appreciate that effort.”