Grease Monkey International Selects Advance Professional as 2016 Vendor of the Year

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Grease Monkey International, Inc. recently announced its 2016 Vendor of the Year, Advance Professional. The award was presented to Advance at the 2016 Grease Monkey International Conference, which was held in Scottsdale, Arizona, September 22 – 25.

Advance has been a valued vendor of Grease Monkey for well over two decades, with a strategic partnership forming approximately two years ago.

“Advance Professional has become a superb vendor for Grease Monkey. Our partnership thrives because they understand our direction and have effortlessly aligned with Grease Monkey,” said Rick Juarez, Director of Purchasing and Corporate Regional Director of Grease Monkey International, Inc. “We deeply appreciate the support and training we have received from them.”

Advance Professional is the Commercial business segment of Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. With more than 5,000 company-operated stores and a dedicated sales force, Advance provides Commercial customers access to thousands of quality parts in addition to business solutions, programs, and training that shops need to help grow their business.

Grease Monkey has gained a lot of value from its partnership with Advance. The respect the companies have for each other is mutual.

“We’re honored to be named Grease Monkey’s Vendor of the Year,” said Advance’s Director, Strategic Accounts Scott Krinsky. “Grease Monkey is a valued partner to Advance and we’re proud to have the opportunity to serve them. We look forward to continuing to grow our partnership by providing the parts, service and business solutions that Grease Monkey needs so they can serve their customers better than anyone else.”

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