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The Group Honors 3 Suppliers for Sales and Service Excellence

Rusty Bishop, CEO of Federated Auto Parts (far left) and Bill Maggs, CEO of National Pronto Association (far right) present top supplier honors to the Remy team (left to right): Gary Bostic, Frank Doria, Dave Nichols and Kent Talley.
<p>Rusty Bishop, CEO of Federated Auto Parts (far left) and Bill Maggs, CEO of National Pronto Association (far right) present top supplier honors to the Remy team (left to right): Gary Bostic, Frank Doria, Dave Nichols and Kent Talley.</p>

The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) has honored three suppliers for sales and service excellence.

The recipients of the top supplier partner awards were Remy Power Products LLC, Stant Corp. and Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP).

The companies received the following awards:

  • Remy: Outstanding Year Over Year Dollar Sales Increase and National Accounts Sales Growth
  • Stant: Outstanding Year Over Year Percent Sales Increase
  • SMP: Outstanding Order Fill Percentage

“The Group is focused on creating enhanced value for Federated and Pronto members, vendors and customers by working together as one,” says Larry Pavey, CEO of The Group.

“While our vendor partners have embraced The Group concept and are working closely with our members and their customers to help them achieve their goals, three suppliers are leading the way," says Pavey. "We thank Remy, Stant and SMP for performing beyond expectations and congratulate them on these well-deserved honors for sales and service excellence.”

The suppliers were honored at The Group's meeting for members and vendor partners in Kauai, Hawaii.

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.

About Federated

Federated Auto Parts, headquartered in Staunton, Va., is one of the largest auto parts distribution and marketing organizations in North America. For more information, visit www.FederatedAutoParts.com.

About Pronto

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 an 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. For more information, visit www.Pronto-Net.com

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