RENTON, Wash., April 4, 2017 — PACCAR Parts, the global leader in parts distribution and customer support for owners and operators of heavy and medium duty commercial vehicles, has recognized Webb Wheel Products as the 2016 Supplier of the Year for North America.
“PACCAR Parts’ Supplier of the Year Award recognizes suppliers who demonstrate excellence in operational efficiency, parts availability, cost management, sales growth and program support,” said Matt Treadwell, general marketing manager for PACCAR Parts.
Through PACCAR Parts, Webb Wheel supplies Kenworth, Peterbilt and TRP retail customers with TRP all makes brake drums as well as Webb Wheel original equipment brake drums for trucks, trailers and buses.
“To earn the supplier award, Webb Wheel reduced its lead times to PACCAR dealers, resulting in greater on-shelf availability for our customers,” Treadwell said. “Their sales and marketing teams drove exceptional sales growth with strong promotional support, excellent supply chain management and effective dealer training. Webb Wheel exemplifies the kind of partnership we want from our suppliers.”
Webb Wheel Products Inc., a Marmon Highway Technologies(r)/Berkshire Hathaway company, is a worldwide leader in wheel-end equipment manufacturing with an extensive distribution network across North America.
“PACCAR Parts 2016 Supplier of the Year Award is a direct reflection of the hard work and commitment of our associates to provide superior products and outstanding customer service.” said Marshall Boheler, vice president of sales and marketing at Webb Wheel Products. “Strong collaboration within our sales, marketing, manufacturing and distribution teams made this award possible.”
Boheler accepted the award at the PACCAR Parts booth at the Mid-America Trucking Show, on behalf of Webb Wheel.
About PACCAR Parts
PACCAR Parts operates a network of distribution centers that provides aftersales support to Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF dealerships around the world. The company has a range of proprietary business solutions to help dealers improve their parts operations, including CONNECT, a cloud-based fleet maintenance program and parts inventory management system; PACCAR Parts Fleet Services, a consolidated billing service designed for long-haul or regional fleets with 250 or more trucks and multiple locations; and PACCAR MX engine support for technicians at Kenworth and Peterbilt dealerships in the PACCAR network.