AutoZone Recognizes 17 Top Suppliers

The 2024 Vendor of the Year award went to JK Fenner...

AutoZone recognized 17 top suppliers at its annual Vendor Summit. The awards honor companies that provided exceptional performance and demonstrated a strong commitment to customer satisfaction.

AutoZone awarded JK Fenner the 2024 Vendor of the Year, the highest vendor honor from the company. JK Fenner is a leader in Mechanical Power Transmission products and was praised for outstanding customer service, while entering into a new business at AutoZone’s request. 

Fenner invested in tools and equipment, adopted new processes and increased capacity to ensure products would be ready and available for customers, according to the company.

AutoZone Recognizes 17 Top Suppliers | THE SHOP

Seven vendors were selected for the AutoZone Extra Miler award: Baofeng, Bearing-Tech, Encore, Gold, Highline Warren, True Parts Inc. and Valvoline. 

The Extra Miler award honors those vendors who “go above and beyond the call of duty, committed to phenomenal customer satisfaction and consistently do more than expected.”

A new award, The Ray of Hope, was bestowed upon Great Neck Saw Manufacturers, Inc. for Going the Extra Mile in the community and its donation of tools and equipment to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Memphis.

Reach Cooling was honored with the International Vendor of Excellence Award for its valuable international market insights. 

Seven vendors received AutoZone WITTDTJR awards (“What It Takes to Do the Job Right”): hitt BRANDS, Motorcar Parts of America, Moveras, Robert Bosch LLC, Stryten Energy, Technical Chemical Company and The NOCO Company.

“Our 2024 Vendor of the Year, JK Fenner and all our Vendor Summit award winners exemplified our values. They worked together, created new solutions, and helped AutoZone achieve its goals,” said Bill Hackney, executive vice president, merchandising, marketing and supply chain, customer satisfaction.

Pat Curtin

Pat Curtin is the managing editor of THE SHOP magazine.
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