Brake Parts Inc, now a part of First Brands Group, was recently honoured by Uni-Select with its highest supplier recognition—the Diamond Award—during Uni-Select’s AutoXPO Virtual Trade Show and Convention.
“It is a tremendous honour to be recognized by Uni-Select as their top supplier as this prestigious award is a testament to our deep and unwavering commitment to being the very best supplier of brake system components in the industry,” said Brian Kowalski, Vice President Branded Sales, Canada, First Brands Group.
“Earning this award was a team effort. Even as we faced many challenges due to the pandemic, everyone at First Brands Group found ways to overcome any obstacles and best serve the Uni-Select network. We look forward to growing our partnership with Uni-Select for many years to come.”
The chosen supplier
First Brands Group was chosen as the Uni-Select supplier of the year recipient for demonstrating true leadership of a supplier partnership. First Brands Group excelled in the ability to provide products, both national and private branded, throughout the Uni-Select Canadian network at all levels of distribution, from distribution centre locations to automotive service providers.
In addition, First Brands Group supported the in-field efforts of Uni-Select members and corporate stores to drive sales and product support.
In past years, BPI has been recognized for excellence by Uni-Select with the Diamond Award, two Golden Ally Awards for sales growth and marketing and the Innovator of the Year Award.