AutoZone Recognizes Top Suppliers

AutoZone Recognizes Top Suppliers

Spectra Premium named Vendor of the Year.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – AutoZone recognized Spectra Premium Industries as its Vendor of the Year during the company’s annual AutoZone Vendor Summit held in Tunica, Miss.

"Spectra has been a strong AutoZone supplier for over five years. During that time they have collaborated with us to grow sales and improve productivity in the categories they supply us," said Bill Rhodes, chairman, president and CEO of AutoZone.

“On behalf of the entire Spectra Premium organization we are extremely honored to be recognized by AutoZone in such a manner amongst a wonderful group of aftermarket peers," said Jason Best, vice president of aftermarket sales and marketing.

AutoZone also recognized a special group of suppliers with the company’s Extra Miler Award. The Extra Miler award recognizes those suppliers that have demonstrated above and beyond efforts for AutoZone and its customers. Extra Miler winners were Bosch, IDQ, Kraco, Lozier Corp., Madix Inc., Pex German OE Parts LLC, Shell Lubricants and Dorman Products Inc.

"These Extra Miler suppliers set the standard for their innovative thinking, category management skills, quality merchandise and commitment with AutoZone to grow the business together," said Mark Finestone, senior vice president of merchandising.

Additionally, "WITTDTJR" (What It Takes To Do The Job Right) Awards were given to suppliers as recognition for taking the initiative to make sure AutoZone employees and customers have what it takes to complete the job. WITTDTJR award winners included: Anchor Industries Inc., BP Castrol, CRC Industries, Pilot Automotive Inc., Retail Insights LLC, Standard Motor Products Inc. and Titan.

 

 

 

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