Breakthrough®Fuel receives Innovation award from Unilever

Apr 23, 2013, 15:56 ET from Breakthrough Fuel

GREEN BAY, Wis., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Breakthrough®Fuel has been awarded the prestigious "Winning Through Innovation," award from Unilever at the company's first North American Partner to Win event in New York City. The award recognizes Breakthrough®Fuel's efforts for partnering with Unilever to develop and execute a fuel management strategy that provides metrics and market insights to reduce the costs, consumption and emissions of energy used to ship Unilever's products throughout North America.

Marika Lindstrom, Vice President Procurement Operations North America and Latin America, Unilever commented, "This event presented us with a fantastic opportunity to recognize some outstanding examples of true excellence in our suppliers, who are leaders in their fields." The event in New York was part of a series in Unilever Global's Partner to Win program. Previous events were held in London, Istanbul, Durban, Mumbai and Jakarta.

"We are honored to be recognized by an outstanding global company like Unilever, especially in the field of innovation" said Craig Dickman, Breakthrough Fuel CEO and Chief Innovation Officer.  "It's very gratifying to assist Unilever in rethinking how it approaches fuel costs and in implementing new strategies and tools to improve supply chain effectiveness. We enjoy working with such a highly recognized brand and we thank them for this award."

Breakthrough®Fuel is a supply chain management and transportation energy advisory firm, with patented processes, that help shippers understand and manage transportation energy lifecycles and costs. Since its inception in 2004, Breakthrough®Fuel has helped shippers manage more than 1.5 billion gallons of fuel; saving clients in excess of $300 million. Breakthrough®Fuel's client list includes some of North America's largest companies. Breakthrough®Fuel is headquartered in Green Bay, WI.

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