G&K Services, Inc. announced that it was recently recognized as Vendor of the Year by Grease Monkey International, Inc. The award was presented at a ceremony held during Grease Monkey’s 2013 Annual Conference in Oakbrook, IL. G&K was the only supplier to receive this recognition.
“It was an honor to receive the Grease Monkey Vendor of the Year award,” said Sheila Lenss, G&K Services’ Vice President of National Accounts. “At G&K, we are committed to service excellence, so it’s exciting to be recognized by a customer focused company like Grease Monkey.”
“We’ve enjoyed a terrific partnership with G&K Services over the years,” said Lori Schneider, Grease Monkey’s Vice President of Marketing & Communications. “We appreciate its commitment to providing superior customer service and delivering quality products, which have exceeded all our expectations.”
GKrental supplies Grease Monkey with weekly uniform rental products and facility services, while GKdirect provides jackets and polos for company events, and daily wear for corporate employees and store management.
In addition, G&K Services and Grease Monkey partnered on a racing shirt for Grease Monkey’s locations that led to increased brand awareness for Grease Monkey’s “Driven to Perform” promotion. All of these products and services help this “less hassle, more hustle” automotive maintenance company to focus on what they do best.
About G&K Services, Inc.
G&K Services, Inc. is a service-focused market leader of branded uniform and facility services programs in the United States, and is the largest such provider in Canada.
Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, G&K Services has nearly 7,800 employees serving approximately 170,000 customers from 165 facilities in North America. G&K Services is a publicly held company traded over the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol GK and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index.