GP Strategies’ RWD Division Earns Recognition as a John Deere “Partner-Level Supplier”
ELKRIDGE, Md., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), announced that its RWD Division has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2011 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. The Elkridge-based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing outstanding service as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. RWD employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on February 15, 2012 in Moline, IL.
Since 1994, RWD 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. The latest version of the tool supports remote diagnostics.
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 sales and technical 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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For further information: Nancy Williams, Marketing Director, RWD Division, +1-410-567-7475; or Jamie Coffey, Director, Communications, +1-443-255-3400