Sunday, February 19, 2006

UPS Supply Chain Solutions wins excellence award

World's largest package delivery company UPS Supply Chain Solutions, the supply chain unit of UPS has been awarded the “Excellent Partner Award“ by Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, a technology leader and manufacturer of hard disk drives.

The award is the company’s highest award for suppliers, which recognizes UPS SCS for its global logistics services.

UPS SCS was the only logistics company cited among award recipients.

UPS SCS has provided a single point of contact for Hitachi GST's finished goods distribution network since Hitachi GST was founded three years ago.

This includes transportation, distribution and fulfillment services for all of the Hitachi GST companies’ manufactured goods produced in China, Thailand, Singapore, the Philippines and San Jose.

In addition, UPS SCS provides return and warranty services from UPS SCS service parts facilities.

Singapore serves as the global base for these UPS SCS services.
UPS SCS also provides many value-adds for transportation including shipment visibility and customs brokerage. The distribution centers have capabilities for testing and reconfiguration.

UPS SCS also manages more than 60 Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) hubs around the world that support Hitachi GST's key customers.

”UPS SCS has provided tremendous value to their business, helping them to streamline their supply chain solutions, increase their efficiency and enhance service levels to their customers.

This alliance is very important to us and they are happy to show their appreciation with the ‘Excellent Partner Award,’” said Clint Dyer, vice president, operations, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Inc.