EPWI presents awards at annual Summer Conference in Vail

Vail, Colo.—Engine & Performance Warehouse (EPWI) has named its 2014 “Vendor Of The Year” and “Representative Of The Year” at the company’s Awards Dinner during EPWI’s 28th annual Summer Conference in Vail, Colo., on Thursday, Aug. 6. More than 100 channel partners were in attendance, who also participated in golf outings and a zip lining excursion to Leadville.

Engine & Performance Warehouse named Quick Fuel as the EPWI 2014 Vendor of the Year.

President Marvin Benoit and Vice President of Sales and Marketing Mark Wells of Quick Fuel, Bowling Green, Ky., were present to accept the award. The annual Vendor of the Year award is presented to the supplier or manufacturer based on performance scores during the prior year in seven categories. Categories include distribution/sales policies, pricing policies, inventory, returns, labor claims, office support and shipping/packaging. Past recipients of this award include Federal Mogul, S.A. Gear, Total Seal, Pioneer, B&P Rods, COMP Cams, Cylinder Head Center, Clevite Engine Parts, Dura-Bond Bearing Co., Damper Doctor, Melling Engine Parts, Joe Gibbs Racing, Howard Enterprises, SB International, Hastings Piston rings & TopLine Automotive.

Engine & Performance Warehouse named Karen Bewley of Melling, as the EPWI 2014 Representative of the Year. Karen Bewley, Western territory manager, was present to accept the award. The Rep of the Year is selected annually, on a rotating basis by region, using combined votes based on performance scores during the prior year in three categories: sales support, distribution philosophies, and timely and accurate follow-through.

Engine & Performance Warehouse is a full-service warehouse distributor specializing in engine kits & parts, high performance parts, related components and shop supplies. Founded in 1972, EPWI serves customers from warehouses in Denver, Phoenix, Albuquerque, Oklahoma City, Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, Anaheim, Oakland, Portland, Tacoma and Anchorage. EPWI is a member of the Engine Pro distributor network.

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