Three Pronto members honored for outstanding achievement

Johnston Autostores of Spencer, Iowa was presented with the Pronto Member Marketing Excellence award.

Three Pronto members were recognized for excellence during the recent Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) national conference and expo.

Johnston Autostores of Spencer, Iowa was presented with the Pronto Member Marketing Excellence award. This award is presented to the member who best represents the Pronto brand through use of Pronto programs and promotional campaigns in their marketplace.

XL Parts of Houston, Texas was honored with the Pronto National Accounts award. Because servicing national accounts requires great focus and flexibility, this award recognizes a member who has consistently provided outstanding service and value to this important market channel and has utilized approved national account programs to the fullest.

APW Knox-Seeman of Carson, California earned the Pronto Co-Man Member of the Year recognition. Presented annually to the member that best utilizes the Co-Man operation to grow sales and deliver added value throughout the supply chain, this award not only recognizes significant growth, but also the recipient’s support and input for advancement of the program. 

“We are honored to recognize Johnston Autostores, XL Parts and APW Knox-Seeman for their excellence last year,” said Robert Roos, president, National Pronto Association. “These are the most prestigious member awards presented by Pronto because these three programs are essential to the success of our entire membership. We are proud to recognize those members who have gone over and above in these areas.”

About Automotive Parts Services Group 

The Automotive Parts Services Group, also known as The Group, was created as a joint venture of the Federated Auto Parts and The Pronto Automotive Distribution Network, also known as The Pronto Network, on behalf of their respective members, creating one of the largest automotive parts supply networks in North America. For more information, visit

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