DHL honored in John Deere Achieving Excellence ProgramPlantation Florida, 03/17/2008, 10:30 AM CET
DHL, the world's leading express delivery and logistics company, announced today that it is an award winner at the John Deere's Achieving Excellence awards ceremony. DHL was honored for its role in JD CROP, the John Deere Cost Reduction Opportunities Process, a supplier suggestion program. DHL provided cost reduction suggestions which brought significant value to John Deere and its customers.
"John Deere is a valued partner, and this award reflects our commitment to going above and beyond to find ways to enhance our customers' operations," said Reg Kenney, executive vice president, DHL Global Customer Solutions, The Americas. "This award is a tribute to all DHL employees for helping make this partnership a success."
Preferred forwarder and provider
DHL achieved the highest ranking among logistics providers in JD CROP. DHL employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on February 19 in Davenport, Iowa.
DHL Global Forwarding is the preferred forwarder for John Deere for all U.S. air exports as well as U.S. inbound air and ocean freight. DHL Global Forwarding is also the exclusive customs house broker for John Deere. DHL Express is the preferred provider for all U.S. inbound and outbound small package shipments (up to 80 lbs.).
Suppliers who participate in the John Deere Achieving Excellence program are evaluated annually in several key performance categories, including quality, cost management, delivery, technical support and responsiveness.