LISLE, Ill. — Navistar has recognized 34 top-performing suppliers with its annual Diamond Supplier Award. This group, which represents the top 2 percent of the company’s supply base, helped Navistar improve customer uptime and exceeded the performance expectations for quality, delivery, technology, and cost.
“We appreciate the value created for Navistar customers through the long term relationships we have with our suppliers,” said David McKean, vice president, Procurement, Navistar. “We are pleased to recognize these great businesses and partners as our top suppliers for getting the job done, and doing it with excellence.”
From freight and engineering services to tires, electronics, and brake systems, the Diamond Supplier Award recognizes suppliers from around the world. The latest group of Diamond Suppliers includes a diverse group of businesses owned and operated by women, minorities, veterans, small and large companies from the Midwest and other areas of the United States, as well as global suppliers from Mexico, Taiwan, China and Canada.
This year’s recipients are:
“Quality, technology and innovation are cornerstones of Navistar’s success that enable the company to deliver outstanding products and services to our customers worldwide,” McKean added. “The Diamond Supplier Award recognizes our valued partnership with our suppliers in these key areas, which help us achieve optimal uptime for our customers.”
Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, proprietary diesel engines, and IC Bus™ brand school and commercial buses. An affiliate also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com.
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