Parts Town, a foodservice equipment distributor, has announced 24 new master distribution partnerships which were added in 2018.
The company said the additions contributed towards its 35% growth last year, cementing
Parts Town now has more than 120 master distribution partnerships since pioneering the program 13 years ago, retaining 100% of manufacturers since the offering’s launch.
Manufacturers which joined the program in 2018 include: Anets, Blodgett, Bloomfield, Cadco, Carpigiani, Cleveland, Convotherm, Delfield, EmberGlo, Frymaster, Garland, Gaylord, Kolpak, Lincoln, MagiKitch’n, Market Forge, Marsal, Merco, Merrychef, Ovention, Pitco, Perfect Fry, and Stoelting brands.
Master distribution partners receive significant benefits including increased OEM parts sales, simplified operations, sales insights and marketing support.
Dan Hinchley, director of manufacturer relations, said: “Our manufacturer partnerships contributed in a big way to our overall success in 2018. The way Parts Town approaches its manufacturer relationships will always be from a ‘what can we do for you’ mentality, which results in a genuinely positive experience from day one.
“Parts Town is strategic about how new technologies – including our first-of-its-kind Serial Number Lookup – are used to improve efficiency for our manufacturers and strengthen the customer experience.”
Year-end milestones also include the creation of the Serial Number Lookup technology, the hiring of its 500th employee and the addition of PartsXpress and 3Wire to the PT Holdings family.
Parts Town is a market-leading distributor of original equipment manufacturer foodservice equipment parts and Partstown.com is