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WWL Named As John Deere Supplier Of The Year

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2009 and was also named Supplier of the Year 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 16 in Bettendorf, Iowa

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics is a supplier of ocean transportation and logistics services to John Deere’s Worldwide Logistics Group.

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.

For further information:

Inna Getselis
Manager, Corporate Affairs
Region Americas
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics
188 Broadway
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677, United States
Phone: +1 201 307 1300
Phone Direct: +1 201 505 4141
Mobile: +1 201 574 3787
Fax: +1 201 307 9740
E-mail: inna.getselis@2wglobal.com
Internet: www.2wglobal.com

Robert Minton-Taylor
Global Media Relations Manager
Corporate Communications
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics
Phone Direct: +44 1535 634 634 (UK)
Mobile: +44 7947 818 816
Out-of-hours Tel: +44 1535 630 483
E-mail: robert.minton-taylor@2wglobal.com
Internet: www.2wglobal.com

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