CLEVAND, US, 8 April 2008 - Eaton Corporation (NYSE, ETN), a global leading diversified manufacturer, has presented CEVA Logistics with a Global Premier Supplier Award at the annual company event in Cleveland, United States. Eaton offers the award to less than 0.05% of its global supplier base as recognition of their appreciation for consistent delivery of high quality service. Following a robust selection process, CEVA was recognized for its excellence in the Logistics category.
According to CEVA's Global Key Account Director Jurrie-Jan Tap, "CEVA has operations in five continents contributing to Eaton's success and we are very proud to be selected amongst this year's winners. I think that the highlights in our cooperation in this last year were our Lead Logistics Provider agreement in Asia Pacific and our expanded relationship in Brazil, where we were granted additional business contracts as well as an Eaton Latin America Supplier Excellence award. The award motivates us to continuously deliver quality to Eaton in our operations in all countries in which we offer transport, freight management or warehousing solutions for this global customer".
Jerry Riordan, CEVA Chief Operations Officer for Contract Logistics activities in the America's, adds that "winning this award tells us that our approach to servicing our Key Accounts through an integrated global program really enables us to give Eaton the global service they demand. I am pleased to see so many of our global operations working together to develop lean and innovative solutions."
Richard D. Holder, vice president for Eaton's Business System said that "these are the best amongst thousands of Eaton suppliers around the world in terms of quality, productivity, innovation and technology".
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Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2007 sales of $13.0 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; fluid power systems and services for industrial, mobile and aircraft equipment; intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.