Pronto News & Information
Ken Smith Auto Parts Joins Pronto as Shareholder!
July 12, 2004
National Pronto Association is pleased to announce Ken Smith Auto Parts has become a new shareholder of the programmed distribution group. Ken Smith Auto Parts is headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee with branch locations in Marietta, Woodstock, Rome and Douglasville, Georgia; Huntsville, Alabama; Johnson City, Knoxville, Murfreesboro and Nashville, Tennessee. The President of Ken Smith Auto Parts is Raun Smith.
National Pronto Association is a shareholder owned organization headquartered in Justin, Texas. Pronto was formed in 1979 and currently has 48 shareholder owners operating 89 distribution center locations. Pronto offers shareholders marketing programs utilizing the Pronto Smart Choice and VIP Tech Center programs. In addition to marketing, Pronto has been a leader in technology with all group communication provided through a private extranet, automated rebate processing, EDI and data warehousing. Shareholders also benefit from name brand and private brand buying programs developed for profitability.
Pronto President Bill Maggs states, National Pronto Association is an exciting member controlled organization which utilizes technology, marketing and buying economics to enhance shareholder profitability. Questions regarding Pronto membership can be directed to Murray Sullivan, Director of Business Development at 800-477-6686 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.