The national supply program will begin in several pilot areas and will expand throughout the country in future weeks.
Presented by The Group and sponsored by NEXUS, the event is scheduled for Jan. 11-14 in Fort Myers, Florida.
Larry Pavey, CEO of The Group, was a featured speaker at the summit.
TotalEnergies Marketing USA will provide The Group with a range of high-quality lubricants and technical support.
Godschalk, president of Federated Auto Parts, is optimistic about the back half of 2023.
“Our industry is a symbol of the collaboration required to allow millions of people to go to work.”
In addition, The Group selected Grote as its Order Fill-Co-Man Vendor of the Year.
Arnold Oil-Austin, Berrodin Parts Warehouse and UCR-Automotive Supply were recognized.
The Group named Standard Motor Products its Outstanding Vendor of the Year.
The annual meeting is scheduled for March 27-30 at the Gaylord National Harbor in National Harbor, Maryland.
Pavey is CEO of the Automotive Parts Services Group.
The four-day meeting will feature informational panels as well as one-on-one sessions between members and supplier partners.