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Aquent Earns Recognition as a John Deere "Partner-level Supplier" for the Twelfth Consecutive Year
Feb 21, 2012 (03:02 PM EST)
EAST MOLINE, Ill., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquent has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2011 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. In 2009 Aquent became the first supplier of IT Services to earn recognition as a John Deere Ten-Year Hall of Fame Supplier. Aquent continues to deliver this high level of performance receiving a twelfth consecutive Partner-level award for 2011. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company's highest supplier rating. The Boston-based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing services of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Company employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on February 15th in Davenport, Iowa.
"In Aquent, our core beliefs include the relentless pursuit of customer value. Our series of twelve consecutive Partner-level awards is evidence we take our core beliefs seriously. These awards are a tribute to the many Aquent employees who are critical to delivering the high level of performance John Deere expects," said Dan Neff, President of IT Solutions, Aquent's technology group.
Aquent is a supplier of technical services to the John Deere enterprise including staffing, projects & managed services in a wide variety of functional areas including supply management, marketing, order fulfillment, customer support and customer service.
Suppliers who participate in the Achieving Excellence program are evaluated annually in five 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.
Contact: Dan Neff 309.761.1500