By CRM Staff
Mississauga, Ontario -- May 11, 2018 -- Day & Ross Dedicated Logistics was named a Global Supplier of the Year by General Motors (GM) during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year Awards Ceremony held in Orlando, Florida, on April 20.
GM recognized 132 of its best suppliers from 17 countries who have consistently exceeded GM's expectations, created outstanding value or brought new innovations to the company. The announcement represented the most suppliers GM has recognized since debuting the Supplier of the Year event in 1992. This is the second time Day & Ross Dedicated Logistics has received the award.
"This is an opportunity for General Motors to honour those suppliers who are truly the best of the best," said Steve Kiefer, GM senior vice-president, global purchasing and supply chain. "The automotive industry is transforming at an incredible rate. The relationships we have with our supply base mean everything when it comes to delivering a strong vehicle lineup today and the cutting-edge vehicles and mobility services of tomorrow."
More than 45 percent of this year's Supplier of the Year awardees are repeat winners from 2016.
GM's Supplier of the Year Award is reserved for suppliers who distinguish themselves by meeting performance metrics for quality, execution, innovation and total enterprise cost. Award winners represent companies who provide products and services to GM in the areas of vehicle components, supply chain and logistics, customer care and after sales and indirect services.
"The GM Supplier of the Year Award is a significant achievement for Day & Ross Dedicated Logistics and all of its team members who made this possible as it takes into account all suppliers of General Motors globally," said Shawn McMahon, president of Day & Ross Dedicated Logistics. "In 2017, there were 132 suppliers recognized out of over 20,000 global suppliers. We sincerely appreciate the trust that GM continues to place in our organization and we look forward to finding new ways to bring value to our partnership."