Penske Logistics’ work in the automotive sector has been recognized by General Motors, with a pair of 2021 Supplier of the Year awards, at GM’s recent Phoenix awards ceremony, according to the company's news release.
Penske was awarded in the Lead Logistics Provider (LLP) category for services provided in Mexico, and for Dedicated Delivery Service (DDS) efforts to transport service parts to GM dealerships in the U.S.
“I applaud our associates for the creative solutions that they engineered during a trying time. We are very thankful to GM for recognizing our hard work and dedication," said Marc Althen, Penske Logistics president.
A global cross-functional team selected the 2021 Supplier of the Year winners based on performance criteria in product purchasing, global purchasing and manufacturing services, customer care, and aftersales and logistics.
GM’s Supplier of the Year award recognizes global suppliers that distinguish themselves by exceeding GM’s requirements. This year, GM recognized 134 suppliers from 16 countries with the Supplier of the Year distinction.
“This year’s Supplier of the Year event was special not only because it’s the 30th anniversary of the program, but because it provided us with the opportunity to recognize our suppliers for persevering through one of the most challenging years the industry has ever faced,” said Shilpan Amin, GM VP, global purchasing and supply chain.