Syracuse, N.Y.-based Crescent Electric Supply Company (Crescent Electric) has named Legrand®, a leading provider of electrical wiring devices and home systems, as its Supplier of the Year for the Pass & Seymour® product line. Legrand was competing against 600 other vendors, all represented by Crescent Electric, including most major brands. The company set stringent requirements for all suppliers that were measured on a supplier metric scorecard. Areas where Legrand excelled included inventory management, product training, logistics optimization, and financial management. Additional areas of scrutiny included marketing support, representative knowledge and support, and supplier performance.
Jason Swick, strategic account manager for the Electrical Wiring Systems dvision at Legrand, North America says, “In a highly competitive market we know that service excellence and customer centricity are two key differentiators amongst others. Our entire team set out to excel in all these areas. We knew we were up against very worthy competitors and we did not take this lightly. Being named supplier of the year was very important to us and we set out to achieve this. “
“There was a lot of competition for this award and it gives us great pleasure to name Legrand’s Pass & Seymour product line as our 2013 supplier of the year,” notes Richard Cody, Crescent Electric’s VP/Supplier Management. “We set high standards that we ask all suppliers to meet and are proud that Legrand has managed to exceed all expectations. They are a very worthy winners.”
Crescent Electric is one of the largest independent distributors of electrical hardware and supplies in the United States.