AUSTIN, Texas (March 22, 2004) — GCR Tire Centers has won the Vulcan Material Co.'s Gold Service Award through an annual survey of Vulcan's locations, designed to rate the performance of individual suppliers.
GCR Tire, which is part of Bridgestone/Firestone Retail & Commercial Operations' Commercial Tire Group, was among suppliers that received the highest scores on the surveys. “We have strived to exceed the performance monitored by the vendor surveys, and these efforts have provided additional cost savings to this customer,” said Mike Caswell, vice president of BFRC Commercial Tire Group.
GCR services 90 of Vulcan's 310 locations in eight states and Mexico. BFS said GCR has won the silver service award for the past four years.