GENCO earns recognition as a John Deere "Partner-level Supplier"

Jan 21, 2014, 08:30 ET from GENCO

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GENCO has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2013 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company's highest supplier rating. The Pittsburgh-based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Company employees will be accepting the award during formal ceremonies on February 18, 2014 in Davenport, IA.

GENCO is a supplier of carrier procurement event management, annual carrier pricing and contract reviews, freight payment administration, general-ledger coding, carrier invoice audits, claim submittals, data warehousing, reporting and analytics, and service provider performance management to John Deere's operation in Moline, IL.

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.

GENCO is the recognized leader in product lifecycle and reverse logistics solutions designed to maximize value and reduce costs.  GENCO operates 140 value-added warehouse locations comprising 35 million square feet and manages $1.5 billion in freight annually throughout North America.  GENCO's diverse range of customers includes many Fortune 500 companies in the technology, consumer and industrial, retail and healthcare markets and the federal government.  GENCO's complete range of product lifecycle services include inbound logistics; warehousing & distribution; fulfillment; contract packaging; managed transportation; systems integration; returns processing & disposition; test, repair, refurbishment; product liquidation; and recycling. For more information, visit