ADRIAN, Mich. Venchurs, a kitting, warehousing and reverse logistics service provider, received the 2012 Indirect Service Supplier of the Year Award from Akebono Brake Corp. While Venchurs has 40 years of Tier 1 supplying experience, this is the first year that Venchurs has worked as a supplier for Akebono, making this respected award even more significant, Akebono said.
"We are very proud of the services we offer and of our level of execution," said Jeff Wyatt, CEO of Venchurs. "It is a huge honor to receive this award from a company like Akebono. It highlights our dedication to the highest level of customer service and shows that our efforts are recognized by our customers."
Venchurs provides supply chain management, kitting and distribution services to Akebono, handling all component procurement, new kit launch and first piece samples to the customer as well as distribution of finished goods to depots and dealers according to customer orders.
"We are extremely gratified to honor Venchurs with our Indirect Service Supplier of the Year Award," said Roger Licht, director of OES purchasing. "In only their first year of service to us they demonstrated capabilities and achievements far beyond the current levels and significantly improved our OES supply chain distribution network. We congratulate Venchurs on a job well done and look forward to supporting each other."
In addition to the traditional Venchurs business, the company also has vehicle programs housed under Venchurs Vehicle Systems. Venchurs CNG is a Qualified Vehicle Modifier for Ford Motor Co. for CNG conversions, handling Bi-Fuel and CNG dedicated conversions on the Ford light truck line. Additionally, VWerks is a specialty vehicle builder that develops components, systems and buzz model vehicles by working with dealers and customers directly.