DALLAS, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced the 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 supplier diversity results, creative cost management solutions, teamwork, customer service, product/service performance and sustainability.
"Our suppliers play a vital role in helping us deliver the great products and services that our customers have come to expect from AT&T," said Tim Harden, president of AT&T Supply Chain and Fleet Operations. "We acknowledge our most strategic suppliers by awarding those that have stood out in providing value and exceeding expectations with the AT&T Supplier Award."
This year, AT&T is recognizing six 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 2012 Supplier Award Winners
- Ericsson Inc.
- Fidelity Investments, Workplace Investing
- KGP Logistics
*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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