Photo caption, left to right: Jim Hastie, vice president category management, Parts Authority; Vic Davis, vice president and general manager, Fast Undercar; Rob Blitzstein, vice president vendor management and pricing, Parts Authority; Bill Maggs, executive vice president supply chain, Parts Authority; Eric Schwartz, chief operating officer, Parts Authority; Tom Hager, director of strategic projects, Parts Authority; Robert Roos, president, The Pronto Network; Jacqueline Rodriguez, vice president marketing; Parts Authority; Daniel Burns, vice president inventory management, Parts Authority; and Randy Buller, president and CEO, Parts Authority.
Parts Authority recently received the The Pronto Network Partnership Award during the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) National Conference and Expo in Grapevine, Texas.
“Parts Authority has been a trusted and valued member of The Pronto Network for many years and is very deserving of this prestigious recognition,” said Robert Roos, president of The Pronto Network. “We have a great relationship with everyone associated with Parts Authority and not only congratulate them on this award, but also thank them for their continued partnership.”
New Hyde Park, New York-based Parts Authority, founded in 1973, is a leading national distributor of automotive replacement parts, tools/equipment and transmissions.
Parts Authority has grown through organic initiatives and acquisitions. Over the past several years, Parts Authority has acquired more than a dozen companies as part of its expansion strategy. Its catalog of more than 3 million parts covering virtually every application on the road today ensures its customers’ partners receive the parts they need when they need them.
The Pronto Network Partnership Award is bestowed upon members, suppliers or individuals who best demonstrate dedication and commitment to The Pronto Network and its membership. The recipient of the award has demonstrated a commitment to support and enhance the group by providing efforts above and beyond the scope of a normal job assignment. This special award recognizes the true spirit of partnership in helping to further the success of The Pronto Network and its programs.