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ICS appoints Locklar to regional position

(LUTZ, Fla.) – International Club Suppliers (ICS) – the sales and marketing arm for entegra Procurement Services (entegra) in the club and resort channel – has appointed Eric Locklar as Western Regional Customer Manager.

A strong communicator with 17 years of experience in the golf industry, Locklar has demonstrated his managerial acumen by developing seamless work environments throughout his professional career. His dedication to fostering and maintaining positive relationships creates the best possible experience for customers.

Locklar’s role will include showing current and potential ICS customers the value and savings that the entegra program provides. Additionally, Locklar will respond to all customer requests and inquiries while providing consistent and timely solutions.

“Eric’s excellent interpersonal skills and background will allow him to quickly establish a solid rapport with our customer base.” says Jim Bailey, managing partner of ICS. “Adding him to our growing team of expert customer managers will continue to enhance the overall ICS experience.”  

Since its founding in 2002, ICS has achieved 5-to-15-percent savings for facilities on products ranging from dairy, produce, dry goods and meat to cleaning supplies, paper products, flatware, glassware, tables and chairs. The company also recently entered a new enhanced partnership with the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA). This partnership will allow CMAA members to take advantage of specific parts of the entegra program including program savings via the new entegra initiative “Beyond Prime.” With Beyond Prime access now available, members can earn additional discounts while reducing net costs.

Complementing this selection of products are services, supplies and other equipment from brands like Grainger, Airgas and Edward Don (Oneida, Cardinal, Libby), American Hotel Registry and Cintas. Items from approved vendors are available at very competitive prices via negotiated manufacturer agreements. 

More information: www.intlclubsuppliers.com / 813.994.4680.

About entegra Procurement Services

Entegra Procurement Services, LLC (www.entegraps.com/public/main_public.aspx) is part of a global purchasing network that provides procurement services to more than 17,000 customers in North America. Its team of more than 100 procurement specialists purchases over $6 billion annually in food and supplies in the U.S. alone.

About International Club Suppliers (ICS)

Founded in 2002, ICS (www.intlclubsuppliers.com, 813.994.4680) realizes exceptional savings on food and related supplies for more than 3.000 golf facilities across the United States. Offering an inventory of 5,000 to 7,000 premium-branded products, ICS works with many of the leading golf course management companies and clubs, including Billy Casper Golf, Troon, OB Sports, Landscapes Unlimited, Desert Mountain Club (AZ) and Sandia Resort (NM).   

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