Lucas Oil Products, the American-based manufacturer and distributor of high-performance automotive oils and additives, announced it received the Sales and Service Award from O’Reilly Auto Parts on Feb. 1. Lucas Oil was selected as the winner of this award thanks to the shipping department’s notable 99.2% fill and 97% on-time delivery rates, along with the company’s support across various promotional and advertising campaigns.
With strategic support from Lucas Oil, O’Reilly stores nationwide increased the range of Lucas Oil products available for purchase and saw impressive growth in sales over the past nine months along with increased market share and revenue. In addition to expanding its range of products available in O’Reilly stores, Lucas Oil’s commitment to customer service was instrumental in helping the O’Reilly team handle any mishaps with orders in a timely manner, according to the auto parts retailer.
“To be recognized by O’Reilly Auto Parts as the winner of their Sales and Service Award is a real honor for our company. We worked closely with the team at O’Reilly Auto Parts this year to ensure our partnership with the retail chain helped them keep up with consumer demand,” said Shane Burns, Lucas Oil vice president of Sales. “This year presented various challenges for us, and I am extremely proud of our entire team for staying committed and working together to keep our retail partners happy when they needed us most.”
“In 2020, Lucas exceeded our expectations under very difficult market conditions. Lucas has been a great strategic partner that has collaborated with us to bring new items to their categories to continue to take market share and drive top-line sales,” said Cory Blackburn, O’Reilly Auto Parts vice president of Merchandise. “Lucas excelled in all aspects of the supply chain in 2020 and continue to partner with us in multiple advertising efforts across multiple categories. Lucas’ performance generated strong top-line sales and market share gains. We extend our congratulations to Lucas and look forward to a great year in 2021.”
The O’Reilly Auto Parts Sales and Service Award is presented annually to qualifying companies that exhibit a commitment to sales growth and support to O’Reilly’s Auto Parts team members. Lucas Oil provides O’Reilly with retail products for cars, trucks, motorcycles, RVs and more. Additionally, Lucas Oil remains committed to its partnership with O’Reilly Auto Parts by providing exceptional customer service and exclusive promotional campaigns.