With Federated Auto Parts and National Pronto Association planning their respective annual meetings on the Hawaiian island of Kaua’i in May 2017, the leadership of the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) will also conduct meetings and a vendor expo at the Kaua’i Marriott Resort in Lihue, Hawaii.
The Group will focus on many key areas during its leadership, member and shareholder sessions, including telematics, information technology, training, national accounts, cataloging and the Co-Man warehouse. The vendor expo planned for May 17 will showcase valued supplier partners of The Group and will be followed by a special reception and dinner for all attendees.
“We are looking forward to Pronto and Federated coming together in the Aloha state to review activities, celebrate accomplishments and interact with colleagues,” said Larry Pavey, CEO of The Group. “With supplier partners in attendance, we will have the chance to discuss key issues and opportunities facing our membership, receive input and direction from participants, and continue to formulate plans that are beneficial for all stakeholders.”
About Automotive Parts Services Group
The Automotive Parts Services Group, also known as The Group, is a joint venture of the Federated and Pronto program groups on behalf of their respective members, creating one of the largest automotive parts supply networks in North America. For more information, visit www.TheGroupAPSG.com.
Federated Auto Parts, headquartered in Staunton, Virginia, is one of the largest auto parts distribution and marketing organizations in North America. Federated is dedicated to supporting its customers with quality name brand parts, programs designed to grow their businesses, and experienced people who are knowledgeable in today’s evolving automotive technology. For more information, visit www.FederatedAutoParts.com.
National Pronto Association is a North American organization headquartered in Grapevine, Texas and consisting of 92 shareholder owners. Pronto was formed in 1979 and is a leading automotive program distribution group with a focus on marketing, technology and buying. The group is a founding member of 1Parts Global Aftermarket Services, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. Pronto members distribute name brand, OE and Pronto exclusive brand products. Pronto members are located in Canada, United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.Pronto-Net.com.