Pass & Seymour/Legrand (P&S), Syracuse, N.Y., received the Electrical Vendor of the Year Award from WinWholesale. The award is WinWholesale's highest vendor honor, given based on the following criteria:

  • Selective distribution that provides potential for growth and ensures protection of profit margins

  • Clear organizational direction that exhibits dedication to servicing the needs of customers

  • Dedication and commitment to service and support, often achieved through “continuous improvement” of systems and processes

  • Shared marketing goals that complement product lines, develop brand preference and increase market share

  • Programs that provide training for employees

  • Commitment to quality and being a low-cost producer

  • Reducing transaction costs and overhead of day-to-day business operations

  • Competitive market pricing

  • Recognition of WinWholesale's industry position

  • Growth achieved with the vendor's products in 2007

  • A commitment to work with WinWholesale to grow its market share

“Success is built on strong partnerships, and we're proud to have such an outstanding relationship with WinWholesale,” says Pat Davin, vice president and general manager at Pass & Seymour/Legrand. “We consider this a great honor and appreciate the many contributions made by the P&S sales team to earn such recognition.”

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