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LineDrive Recognized for Operational Excellence by Grainger

Updated: Jul 14, 2023


Partners in Performance awards celebrate suppliers who exceed company performance expectations.


Itasca, IL (July, 13, 2023) – LineDrive was recognized with Grainger’s 2022 Partners in Performance Award. Grainger, the leading broad line distributor of maintenance, repair and operating supplies, presents the award to a select group of suppliers for outstanding performance throughout the year.


Grainger's Partners in Performance Award honors the Supplier Rep Agency who demonstrates true collaborative effort, an understanding of Grainger’s requirements, and who always strives to advocate for Grainger with their suppliers.


“To be recognized by the leading broad line distributor in the maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products industry as a best-in-class partner is humbling. This award speaks to a culture of continuous improvement, with a focus towards prioritizing the voice of the customer,” said Malcolm Smith, Senior Director of Business Development.


“This achievement doesn’t happen without everyone on the team working hard to exceed expectations. This is a great accomplishment and a testament to each LineDrive team member’s devotion to deliver on our commitment to grow our customers’ business. To achieve this recognition for two consecutive years is even more special and something we should take a lot of personal pride in accomplishing,” said Mitch Lorish, Vice President of Strategic Accounts.


Grainger suppliers receive ratings throughout the year on their performance in each category. Out of Grainger's more than 3,500 High-Touch Solutions suppliers, fewer than 1 percent are chosen to receive PIP awards.


“Grainger is proud to recognize LineDrive among a select group of suppliers who add value for the customers and communities we are privileged to serve,” said Matt Fortin, Group Vice President, Merchandising and Supplier Management. “Partnership is key to our success, and we want to thank LineDrive for their exceptional support of our customers.”


About LineDrive

LineDrive is a leading outsourced sales and marketing organization covering North America focused on making the end user safer and more productive. Our business model is defined by industry leading innovation, strategic customer solutions, and consistent growth for more than 20 years. LineDrive is known for Driving Predictable Success™!



About Grainger

W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2022 sales of $15.2 billion, is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. Grainger achieves its purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers worldwide with innovative technology and deep customer relationships. The Company operates two business models. In the High-Touch Solutions segment, Grainger offers more than 2 million maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products and several services, such as technical support and inventory management. In the Endless Assortment segment, Zoro.com offers customers access to more than 12 million items, and MonotaRO.com provides more than 20 million items.


LineDrive Contact:

Brian Szmania

bszmania@linedriveu.com


Grainger Contact:

Veronica Chaidez

veronica.chaidez@grainger.com




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