Do it Best Names Simpson Strong-Tie Vendor of the Year

Simpson takes top honors in Building Materials Products category.

Do it Best Corp., has awarded Simpson Strong-Tie its 2013 Vendor of the Year Award in the Building Materials products category.

Do it Best awards Vendor of the Year in 22 product categories, along with three overall awards across all categories.

“When we make our decision for Vendor of the Year, we base it on several variables. Sales growth, fill rate of purchase orders, customer service, product quality, communication of all changes in a timely manner, ease in working with the vendor, support of our markets, and the effective use of a vendor sales group in reaching out to our members. Simpson Strong-Tie is exceptional in all of these,” noted Do it Best’s Merchandise Manager, Building Materials Nick McDowell.

“This honor continues to solidify our strong relationship with Do it Best members. We work hard to provide excellent customer service and support and continue to earn their business each day,” said Dave Balzhiser, Simpson Strong-Tie vice president of national accounts.

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