As part of the home electronics retailer's Vendor Recognition Awards, Circuit City recognized Metra Electronics (Holly Hill, Fla.) as a "Best in Class" vendor, supply chain division. The manufacturer of car audio installation kits and accessories was among 13 vendors honored with for their supply chain excellence. To earn the recognition, Metra maintained consistent delivery performance, allowing for a reduction in cost of the supply chain while ensuring products are delivered as scheduled. Metra has been recognized as a "Best in Class" vendor every year since Circuit City began the awards in 2003.
"While winning awards is always good, Metra especially values Circuit City's Best in Class because it comes from a customer that has high standards at every level," said Bill Lauer, Metra's v.p. of mass merchandising and new product development.