The NPW Gardena facility offers a wider selection of brands over what EPWI carried and increased depth on the stock levels of common lines.
NPW is a Florida-based automotive parts distributor with 30 warehouse locations and more than 50 store locations across the United States.
The two companies signed the deal on Dec. 4.
In the new position, Zook will join Engine and Performance Warehouse Inc.’s senior management team and will be responsible for the management and direction of 10 branches throughout the United States.
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.