Posted On: November 17, 2023
APR Supply Co. based in Lebanon, PA, awarded Allied Air Enterprises with its Vendor Partner of the Year Award on evening before the 21st Annual Buying Show on August 16, 2023 in Hershey, PA. The award was presented by Zachary Derr, APR’s VP of Supply Chain to Kim McGill, VP Marketing, Allied Air Enterprises.
“Allied Air has continued to go above and beyond and is very deserving of this year’s award,” said Derr. “Winning this award for the second time in recent years displays the growth valued partnership that Allied Air and APR Supply Co. share together.”
All managers at APR share in the vote for Vendor Partner of the Year, including Purchasing, Procurement, Marketing, Sales Managers and Regional Managers (Operations) to recognize companies that go above and beyond in their partnership.
“We are very honored to be chosen Vendor Partner of the Year for our collaborative sales efforts and communications throughout APR,” said McGill. “The commitment of both teams is something to be proud of and will support continued sales growth.”
Allied Air was chosen for APR’s Vendor Partner of the Year based on the following criteria:
- Dedication and commitment to assist with inventory control thanks to bi-weekly PSI calls, weekly inventory reviews, assisting in stock rebalancing using distributor transfers and regular communication with purchasing dept.
- Regular and transparent communications with the VP of Dealer Sales, Jeff Thompson and team.
- Driving sales with the support, push and commitment to equipment sell-through programs.
- Personalized service and involvement from the Regional sales manager and Territory managers.
- Customized dealer retention programs and an outstanding commitment to dealer growth.
APR also hosted its second Buying Show of the month in Monroeville, PA on August 23rd. It was the third show to take place in western Pennsylvania as APR continues to expand its footprint in that region. Between the two shows, 250 manufacturers were successfully connected with over 1,300 customers.
About APR Supply Co.APR Supply Co. is headquartered in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. A fourth generation, 101-year full-service distributor of plumbing, HVAC, hydronic, PVF, Irrigation supplies, and more – at 42 locations throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Visit APRSupply.com for more information.
About Allied Air Enterprises
A division of Lennox International, Allied Air Enterprises™ serves residential and commercial marketplaces in the United States and Canada with the heating and cooling solutions of industry-leading brands like Armstrong Air®, AirEase™, Concord®, Ducane™, Allied™, Allied Commercial™ and MagicPak®. From concept to production, Allied Air HVAC systems are produced through the design, engineering, high-quality testing and manufacturing efforts employed at five Allied facilities based across North America. For more information, visit www.alliedair.com or call 1-800-448-5872.