Engine & Performance Warehouse (EPWI) has named its 2013 "Vendor Of The Year" and "Representative Of The Year" at the Awards Dinner during EPWI’s annual summer conference in Vail, Colorado on August 7.
EPWI named Topline Automotive as the EPWI 2013 Vendor of the Year. Chet Staron, CEO/President of Topline Automotive, was present to accept the award.
The annual Vendor of the Year award is presented to the supplier or manufacturer based on performance scores during the prior year in seven categories. Categories include distribution/sales policies, pricing policies, inventory, returns, labor claims, office support and shipping/packaging. Past recipients of this award include Federal Mogul, S.A. Gear, Total Seal, Pioneer, B&P Rods, COMP Cams, Cylinder Head Center, Clevite Engine Parts, Dura-Bond Bearing Co., Damper Doctor, Melling Engine Parts, Joe Gibbs Racing, Howard Enterprises, SB International & Hastings Piston rings.
EPWI also named Jesse Waddell of Mahle as the EPWI 2013 Representative of the Year. Jesse Waddell, Account Manager for the western region, was present to accept the award.
The Rep of the Year is selected annually, on a rotating basis by region, using combined votes based on performance scores during the prior year in three categories: sales support, distribution philosophies, and timely and accurate follow-through.
EPWI is a full-service warehouse distributor specializing in engine kits & parts, high performance parts, related components and shop supplies. Founded in 1972, EPWI serves customers from warehouses in Denver, Phoenix, Albuquerque, Oklahoma City, Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, Anaheim, Oakland, Portland (OR), Tacoma and Anchorage.