GP Strategies Earns Recognition as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier” and Hall of Fame Supplier
Columbia, MD. March 26, 2015. – Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) announced today that it has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2014 and was inducted into the Supplier Hall of Fame in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. Hall of Fame status is given after a supplier attains a Partner-level rating for five consecutive years. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. The 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 March 3 in Bettendorf, IA.
Since 1994, GP Strategies has worked with John Deere on the Service ADVISOR™ Project. Service ADVISOR™ is the John Deere service tool for viewing electronic publications and performing equipment diagnostics and repair.
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.
About GP Strategies
GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies’ solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. Additional information may be found at www.gpstrategies.com.
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