August 13, 2014
Truck Parts & Service‘s thirteenth annual Distributor of the Year will be crowned at the 2015 installment of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas in January.
The award program highlights the best of the best in the heavy-duty independent aftermarket, and is presented to a distributor who exemplifies excellent customer service, product knowledge and willingness to improve and evolve their business with industry changes.
Last week, Truck Parts & Service announced its four finalists.
They are, in no particular order:
Blaine Brothers was started 1979 out of the back of a 1969 Ford pickup by two brothers in Blaine, Minn. It now boasts locations in Minneapolis, Scanlon, Minn. and Clearwater, Minn. North American Trailer has locations in Inver Grove Heights, Minn., two locations in Eagan, Minn., Scanlon, Minn. and also Stanley, N.D. Blaine Brothers Truckaline is located in Blaine, Minn. Hydraulic Specialty, INC is located in Fridley, Minn.
The company was originally founded as Sadler Machine Company in 1956. It now has four locations throughout Iowa.
Six Robblees was founded 101 years ago and now has 20 locations and 185 employees.
Wheelco was founded in 1961 and now has two facilities in Sioux Falls, S.D. (one parts/service location and one PDC); Mitchell, S.D.; Watertown, S.D.; St. Cloud, Minn. and St. Paul, Minn.