Executives of The Group are pictured with top vendor award recipients (from left): Rusty Bishop from Federated; Jason Pugh, Eric Schwartz and Jeff Beiser from Parts Authority; Young Suhr and Charles Yu from APW Knox-Seeman; and Bill Maggs from Pronto.

Executives of The Group are pictured with top vendor award recipients (from left): Rusty Bishop from Federated; Jason Pugh, Eric Schwartz and Jeff Beiser from Parts Authority; Young Suhr and Charles Yu from APW Knox-Seeman; and Bill Maggs from Pronto.

 

The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) has presented excellence in vendor support awards to two of its members.

APW Knox-Seeman Warehouse of Carson, Calif., and Parts Authority of Rockville Centre, N.Y., earned top honors by supporting the highest number of supplier partners approved by The Group.

Their awards were presented at The Group meeting in Kauai, Hawaii, by Rusty Bishop, CEO of Federated Auto Parts, and Bill Maggs, CEO of National Pronto Association.

“APW Knox-Seeman and Parts Authority are leading the way by working with our supplier partners, supporting their sales programs and, in turn, helping their customers be more successful,” says Larry Pavey, CEO of The Group. “Without the strong vendor support by our membership, The Group would not be the tremendously successful venture it is today. We want to thank all of our members who have realized that the power of collaboration benefits every one of our member, vendor and customer 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.

About Federated

Federated Auto Parts, headquartered in Staunton, Va., 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.

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 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

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