Barenbrug USA Awarded “Vendor of the Year” from Ace Hardware
Tangent, Ore.—Barenbrug USA has been named ‘Vendor of the Year’ by Ace Hardware Corporation, winning this honor out of 2,500+ vendors to Ace. Ace Hardware has more than 5,000 hardware stores locally owned and operated across the USA.
The Barenbrug USA Team recently received this award at the Ace Hardware Spring Show in Orlando, Florida. Vice President of Consumer Products Al Hirsch said, “Every year we embark on this mission, and this year, we are honored that Ace Hardware has recognized our commitment. We have a unique, customizable approach to customer service that crafts a tailored strategy to assist Ace in meeting their needs. It has been our purpose and passion to deliver world-class customer service for over 20 years; we are beyond proud of our team and organization for their hard work and dedication.”
In 2018, Barenbrug USA delivered over 30 percent growth in sales and a 98 percent On-Time-In-Full Rate (OTIF). In addition, Barenbrug USA supplies Ace Branded Custom Mix packaging and a Bulk Seed Program. The company has also supported the Ace Merchandising Team with market intelligence and unbiased information so that Ace can work more wisely and efficiently. Over the past year, Barenbrug USA has worked with 14 Ace Groups and provided inventive support for Ace Corporate’s ad programs.
“Barenbrug USA looks forward to continuing investments in technology and people in order to fulfill our mission to deliver and support all of our customer’s needs now and in the future in a world-class manner,” said Hirsch.