ELKRIDGE, Md., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) announces that it has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2012 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. This is the third consecutive year GP Strategies' Performance Readiness Group has been recognized. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company's highest supplier rating. GP Strategies was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and services of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Company employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on March 5, 2013 in Moline, IL.
Since 1994, the GP Strategies Performance Readiness Group has worked with John Deere on the design, development, and maintenance of an equipment servicing tool. Over the years this work has grown to include a variety of systems and environments including development on an embedded controller platform and Web development.
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.
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