NEW BREMEN, Ohio (October 23, 2012) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s leading material handling companies, earned CEVA’s Americas Supplier of the Year award as part of the third-party logistics provider’s annual Global Supplier Awards. CEVA is one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies. CEVA honored Crown in recognition of “its long-term investment in its current global business strategy with CEVA and strong organizational alignment.”
“We are proud to recognize Crown Equipment as the Americas Supplier of the Year,” said Inna Kuznetsova, CEVA’s chief commercial officer. “Crown has a great history of excellence in engineering and high quality of products, as well as a great grasp of modern methods and technologies. Our partnership is built on the focus on customer value and innovation; we join efforts to deliver warehousing solutions to our clients promoting better visibility, sustainability and workload optimization.”
Matt Ryan, CEVA’s president, Americas, added, “Crown Equipment offers CEVA a flexible, cost effective solution in materials handling. Our partnership approach, which is managed through defined key performance criteria, has delivered benefits not just for our business, but that of our customers, who are able to rely on quality service.”
Launched in 2011, the Global Supplier Awards are designed to recognize best practice and excellence among CEVA’s supplier base worldwide and to honor organizations that support its quest for “Impeccable Execution.”
About CEVA Logistics
CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading non-asset based supply chain management companies, designs and implements industry leading solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies. Approximately 51,000 employees are dedicated to delivering effective and robust supply chain solutions across a variety of sectors and CEVA applies its operational expertise to provide best-in-class services across its integrated network, with a presence in over 170 countries. For the year ending 31 December 2011, the Group reported revenues of €6.9 billion. For more information, please visit www.cevalogistics.com.
About Crown Equipment Corporation
Crown Equipment is one of the world’s largest material handling companies. Crown’s award-winning line of forklifts maintains a reputation for advanced product design, engineering and technology, and integrated manufacturing processes. Offering a broad range of forklifts, as well as automation and fleet management technologies, Crown seeks to provide customers with forward thinking and innovative products designed to improve performance and lower operating costs. Headquartered in New Bremen, Ohio, with regional headquarters in Australia, China, Germany and Singapore, Crown operates a global service and distribution network. Additional information about Crown’s ideas for helping its customers advance the productivity of their operations and accomplish more can be found at crown.com.