AutoZone recognized 14 of its top suppliers at the annual AutoZone Vendor Summit on May 15 in Memphis, Tennessee. Each company was selected for demonstrating exceptional collaboration, innovation and commitment to customer satisfaction throughout the last year.
AutoZone recognizes those vendors that know “What It Takes to Do the Job Right” (WITTDTJR). The WITTDTJR award this year was presented to:
- Big Time Products LLC
- NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.) Inc.
- Moveras LLC
- AVA Enterprises Inc.
- Car-Freshner Corp
- Valvoline Inc.
These vendors earned the award for consistently ensuring that AutoZone’s DIYa customers and professional installers have the parts and products necessary to best fix vehicles and keep them running smoothly.
Six vendors were selected for the AutoZone Extra Miler award:
- Osram Sylvania
- Robert Bosch LLC
- Lucas Oil Products Inc.
- Automotive Parts Distribution International (ADPI) LLC
- Dorman Products Inc.
- Old World Industries LLC
The Extra Miler award honors those vendors who are “unfazed by obstacles, go above and beyond the call of duty, exceed expectations and consistently do more than expected.”
AutoZone named BBB Industries as its 2018 Vendor of the Year. The company, which has done business with AutoZone for more than 18 years, was recognized for its commitment to saying, “Yes, we can!” in supporting AutoZone’s customers and business. AutoZone said BBB Industries is a partner in every way from category management and branding to innovation, stepping up to transform key product lines into best-in-class categories.
“Our 2018 Vendor of the Year, BBB Industries and our Vendor Summit award winners make tremendous contributions to AutoZone’s success,” said Bill Hackney, senior vice president, merchandising, customer satisfaction. “These suppliers collaborate, innovate and most importantly, help us meet customers’ needs. We celebrate their accomplishments and thank all of our suppliers for their support for and commitment to our customers and to AutoZone.”