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Kendall Electric named supplyForce Owner Member of the Year

March 15, 2015

supplyFORCE, delivering National MRO solutions with the largest network of MRO suppliers in North America, held its Commitment to Excellence Awards ceremony for the Electrical Supply Division, Industrial Supply Division and Pipe, Valves & Fittings Division on March 3, 2015.

supplyFORCE, has named Kendall Electric the 2014 Owner-Member of the Year for the Electrical Supply Division. The award was presented in March at the 2014 Commitment to Excellence Awards Ceremony held in conjunction with the 2014 supplyFORCE national meeting. The Commitment to Excellence Awards recognize industry leadership, extraordinary contributions to the success of supplyFORCE agreements and excellent overall performance across their membership. Three specific categories were presented: Excellence in Sales Leadership (by division), Owner-Member of the Year (by division) and Best Conversion Award (by division).

Here is some of the criteria that is used when voting on the nominees:

Owner-Member of the Year:

  • Provides site intelligence, expertise, timely inquiry responses and total cost solutions for customer locations
  • Actively participates on contracts and customer opportunities
  • Displays strong leadership skills and regional presence
  • Constant professionalism, commitment, communication and support on all contracts and opportunities
  • Distinguishes themselves as one of the highest contributors of cost savings
  • Leverages local relationships to create national contracts
  • Empowers their people to achieve results