Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics earns recognition

by MM&D Online Staff
Accepting the recognition on behalf of WWL was Doug Peterson, Corporate Account Manager, and Chloe Senter, Lead Customer Care Representative for John Deere.
Accepting the recognition on behalf of WWL was Doug Peterson, Corporate Account Manager, and Chloe Senter, Lead Customer Care Representative for John Deere.

Lysaker, Norway—Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating.

The Norway-based company was selected for the honour in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics is a supplier of ocean transportation and logistics services to John Deere’s operations globally.

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.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics provides global shipping and logistics solutions for manufacturers of cars, trucks, heavy equipment and specialized cargo. WWL has approximately 6,000 employees worldwide and deploys 57 modern vessels. The company also specializes in handling complex project cargoes such as rail cars, power generators, mining equipment and yachts.