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Wholesaler Honors Suppliers

2011 Partners in Excellence and Quality (PEAQ) award winners
2011 Partners in Excellence and Quality (PEAQ) award winners: (left to right) Scott Larson, president and COO, Gustave A. Larson Co.; Andrew Larson, CEO, Gustave A. Larson Co.; Howard Schmidt, vice president and general manager, Advanced Distributor Products; Robert Pierce, president, Nu-Calgon Wholesalers Inc.; Sue Sinclair, vice president of inventory management, Gustave A. Larson Co.; Glenn Cooper, sales manager, Armacell LLC; Larry Golen, vice president and general manager, Heatcraft Refrigeration Products; and Jeff Cherif, president, J.B. Industries.
PEWAUKEE, Wis. — HVAC and refrigeration wholesaler Gustave A. Larson Co. recently honored the winners of its annual supplier evaluation.

Receiving the 2011 Partners in Excellence and Quality (PEAQ) award were Advanced Distributor Products, Armacell LLC, Heatcraft Refrigeration Products, Heating & Cooling Products, and Nu-Calgon Wholesaler Inc.

The winners are chosen through an evaluation of data collected throughout the year considering various measurements of the quality of partnering in business. Factors considered in the evaluation process are product quality, profitability, marketing, sales support, electronic commerce capabilities, on-time deliveries, basic credit terms, policies, and procedures.

The Larson Co. also recently honored its top supplier sales personnel across each of its five regions. The criteria used to evaluate the sales personnel include quality of sales call, product knowledge, communication skills, and accountability. Winners included Great Lakes Region: Andy Senti, Tem Tek LLC; North Central Region: Ron Rizzo, DuPont Fluoroproducts; Mountain Region: Katrina Shafer, Vista Sales Associates; East Central Region: Dennis Edwards, Heating and Cooling; and Great Plains Region: Dan Thompson, Lennox Hearth Products.

“Our PEAQ program continues to strengthen our partnerships with our suppliers, helping us to provide better service to our customers,” said Herb Daugherty, director of inventory management, who administers the program.

Publication date: 10/22/2012

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