For the second year in a row, Shaw’s Hard Surfaces division has been named Supplier of the Year by Flooring America and Flooring Canada. The two organizations have a combined membership of more than 500 floor covering retailers.
The award was presented during the Flooring America/Flooring Canada 2013 winter convention at the The Peabody Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The Supplier of the Year award is given in recognition of exceptional service that supports Flooring America/Flooring Canada’s private- labeled programs.
Accepting the award for Shaw was Welton Davison, director of national accounts for the company’s Hard Surfaces division.
“This is a great honor for all of our associates, from our truck drivers to sales reps to product managers, who take care of the many Flooring America locations and their management team,” said Rick Knowles, Shaw’s vice president of national accounts “Flooring America is a great partner in reaching consumers, and we’re very thankful for the strong relationship we have with this group of retailers.”
Randy Upson, vice president of Flooring America/Canada and IDG, said, “By delivering exceptional service in the field, support of private labeled collections, local stocking programs and national promotional support, Shaw Industries was the clear choice for Flooring America/Canada’s Hard surface supplier of the year for 2012.”