ST. CLOUD, Minn. Automotive Parts Headquarters (APH), a Minnesota-based aftermarket auto parts distributor and store group, recently recognized outstanding supplier achievements from 2010 during its annual Winter Conference held Jan. 17 at Cragun’s Resort in Brainerd, Minn.
All APH store owners and managers attended the event. The employee-owners of Automotive Parts Headquarters helped determine recipients of the supplier awards.
“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 ones we have with BBB Industries, Dayco Products and Dorman Products, are the keys to our success.”
Bartlett presented the following awards:
Superior Fill Rate, BBB Industries
Best Fieldwork Support, Dayco Products
2010 Supplier of the Year, Dorman Product.
APH is a third-generation family and employee-owned aftermarket auto parts distributor serving Auto Value parts stores in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Michigan. The business was established in 1920 in Minneapolis, as National Bushing & Parts Co. In 1972, the company relocated to St. Cloud, Minn. Today, APH features a network of 72 corporate stores and 35 independent stores, employing approximately 750 team members.