PEWAUKEE, Wis. - Winners of Gustave A. Larson Co.’s Annual Supplier Evaluation were recently announced. Honored were Advanced Distributor Products, J.B. Industries, Crystal Distribution Inc., DuPont Fluoroproducts, and Heatcraft Refrigeration Products. All received the 2008 Partners in Excellence and Quality (PEAQ) Award at a dinner.
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 were product quality,
profitability, marketing, sales support, electronic commerce capabilities,
on-time deliveries, basic credit terms, policies, and
The Larson Co. held another dinner honoring the top supplier sales people for
2008. The top three supplier salespeople in each of Larson’s four regions were
selected and the winner in each region announced at the awards dinner. Dan
Thompson, representing Lennox Hearth Products, was named the Outstanding Sales
Person in the Great Lakes Region; Roy Heimbrock, representing Endres &
Associates, in the Great Plains Region; David Barnson, representing G&S
Sales, in the Mountain Region; and John Saufferer, representing Saufferer &
Associates, in the North Central Region. The criteria used to evaluate the
sales personnel include quality of sales call, product knowledge, communication
skills, and accountability.
“Our PEAQ program continues to strengthen our partnerships with our suppliers,
helping us to provide better service to our customers,” said Sue Sinclair,
senior vice president and chief inventory management officer, who administers
Larson’s PEAQ program.
For more information, visit www.galarson.com.