DALLAS, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced the 2011 AT&T Supplier Award winners, who are being recognized for their outstanding performance and service to AT&T affiliates during the past year.
The AT&T Supplier Award program annually honors suppliers who provide products or services that support AT&T operations for their contributions across a broad scope of selection criteria, including cost management solutions, teamwork, customer service, product and service performance, diversity results and sustainability.
"AT&T Supplier Award winners play a vital role in helping us deliver the services, value and innovation necessary to serve our residential and business customers and to maintain our leadership position in today's competitive and dynamic global marketplace," said Tim Harden, president of AT&T Supply Chain and Fleet Operations. "The program acknowledges the contribution of our most strategic suppliers by highlighting those that especially stood out in providing significant value to AT&T and far exceeded expectations during the past year."
This year, AT&T is recognizing seven suppliers that went above and beyond in providing AT&T with better products, superior services, enhanced cost structures or best-in-class approaches that contributed to the company's success during the past year.
AT&T uses more than 5,000 companies as major suppliers for materials and services. As part of the annual program, the company took out a half-page ad in today's edition of The Wall Street Journal to publicly thank the selected companies.
AT&T 2011 Supplier Award Winners
- Amdocs, Inc.
- Argent Associates
- BBDO Atlanta
- Ciena Corporation
- Pinnacle Technical Resources, Inc.
- Sutherland Global Services, Inc.
- Tech Mahindra Limited
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
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