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APH Presents Outstanding Supplier Awards

From left: John Bartlett, executive chairman of APH; Dan West, president of Action Sales & Marketing; Dave Berge, regional sales manager at BBB Ind.; Joe Bergsieker, regional vice president of sales at BBB Ind.; Glenn Barco, senior vice president of sales at BBB Ind.; Jay Knopick, account manager at Action Sales & Marketing; Corey Bartlett, president and CEO of APH; and Rich Vierkant, vice president of merchandising at APH.

APH recognized outstanding supplier achievements from 2018 with all of their store owners, managers and salespeople present at their annual Winter Conference held at Cragun’s Resort and Conference Center in Brainerd, Minnesota.

The employees of APH helped determine recipients of the supplier awards, which were presented by John Bartlett, executive chairman, and Corey Bartlett, president and CEO. “We’re pleased to recognize our top suppliers for their outstanding support of our organization,” said Corey Bartlett. “Strong partnerships, like the ones we have with BBB, Castair, Dorman, East Penn, Mevotech, SMP and WIX are essential for our continued growth. We really appreciate the significant efforts these companies put forward to help us grow our business, and we’re delighted to once again celebrate their accomplishments.”

The Bartletts presented the following awards:

  • Rising Star – Castair Inc.
  • Spirit of APH – Mevotech
  • North Star Award – BBB Industries
  • Outstanding Training Support – Standard Motor Products Inc.
  • Outstanding Technology Support – Dorman Products
  • Outstanding Marketing Support – WIX Filters
  • Outstanding Sales Support – East Penn Manufacturing
  • Supplier of the Year – BBB Industries