On October 31, Uni-Select (the Corporation) announced its Canadian Supplier Award winners during the ceremony held at Uni-Select VIP Supplier Awards Event in Las Vegas. Uni-Select is proud to partner with such amazing suppliers to provide its customers with the best product offering and service.
“At Uni-Select, we deeply value the quality of the relationship we have with our suppliers. They are a fundamental component of our Corporation’s success and this is why it is important for us to acknowledge their great work and recognize them every year with the Canadian Supplier Awards,” stated Miguel Angers, Vice President Merchandising.
The most prestigious prize of the Supplier Awards is the Diamond Award. This year, PPG Canada is the recipient of the Diamond Award.
Three prizes called The Golden Ally are awarded in recognition for sales and marketing achievements. First—Tenneco received this award for its sales tools for independent jobbers and installers. Second—the Marketing campaign award was given to Shell Canada Products whose marketing campaign stood out. Third—Training and technical support, was given to Gates Canada who provided efficient and innovative training material.
The Tech-Savvy Award–New Technology was awarded to Blue Streak-Hygrade Motor Products, who developed and implemented the most user-friendly and innovative IT program to support sales development at the independent jobber or installer level.
In recognition of their sales growth, three suppliers were given the Achiever Award as their sales growth were the highest in their respective categories—Wilson Auto Electric—Automotive Parts category; AkzoNobel Coatings and SureWerx stood out in the Paint and Body Equipment and Tools and Equipment categories, respectively.
Uni-Select is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, and so a special recognition was also presented to 11 suppliers who have been partners of the Corporation since its beginning: Docap Distribution, Federal-Mogul Motorparts Corporation, Valvoline Canada, Tenneco, MANN+HUMMEL Filtration Technology Canada ULC., 3M Canada Company, Exide Technologies Canada Corporation, Kleen-Flo Tumbler Industries Limited, Phillips & Temro Industries, SKF Canada Limited and PPG Canada.