February 19, 2014 / Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey – Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2013 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. The Norway-based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Company employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on February 18 in Davenport, Iowa.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics is a supplier of ocean transportation and logistics services to John Deere’s operations globally.
Suppliers who participate in the Achieving Excellence program are evaluated annually in several key performance categories, including quality, cost management, delivery, technical support and wavelength, which is a measure of responsiveness. John Deere Supply Management created the program in 1991 to provide a supplier evaluation and feedback process that promotes continuous improvement.
About Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL)
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (www.2wglobal.com) delivers innovative and sustainable global shipping and logistics solutions for manufacturers of cars, trucks, heavy equipment and specialized cargo. WWL has approximately 5,800 employees worldwide and deploys more than 60 modern vessels. The company has a strong environmental focus and is an industry leader in developing innovative solutions to reduce its operational impacts on the environment.
The company also specializes in handling complex project cargo such as rail cars, power generators, mining equipment and yachts. WWL’s sophisticated supply chain management solutions ensure an efficient integration of ocean transportation, inland distribution, terminal handling and a large comprehensive range of specialized technical services.