Jack Cooper Transport among GM Supplier of the Year winners

Jun 10, 2014

General Motors has announced its 2013 Supplier of the Year award to 68 suppliers, including eight companies working specifically in logistics for the carmaker.

GM_Supplier_of_the_Year_2013Only 1% of GM’s 24,000 global suppliers are selected for the awards, which are chosen by a group of purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics executives.
“Our suppliers play an important role in helping GM deliver compelling vehicles to our customers,” said Grace Lieblein (pictured), GM vice-president of global purchasing and supply chain. “Supplier of the Year winners have outstanding track records for consistently meeting our business needs while also supporting our cultural priorities.”
Logistics-related winners of the Supplier of the Year 2013 award included: air cargo provider Active Aero Group; port processing firm Amports; global express logistics provider Fedex; ro-ro shipping lines Grimaldi Group and Höegh Autoliners; finished vehicle carrier Jack Cooper Transport; logistics analyst and consultancy firm Müller – Die lila Logistik; and lead logistics provider Ryder Systems.
Logistics and supply chain executives on hand to give out awards included Edgard T Pezzo, executive director global logistics and containers and Bill Hurles, executive director of supply chain. For European winners, there was also Susanna Webber, board member GM Europe and vice-president purchasing and supply chain for Adam Opel. Reflecting GM Europe’s outsourcing of logistics management to a fourth party provider last year, the presenters also included Gefco’s vice-president, Antoine Redier.

via Automotive Logistics Magazine