GREENVILLE, N.C. (April 15, 2015)
– NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG) was recently named a silver-level superior supplier by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) as part of the Department of Defense’s Superior Supplier Incentive Program (SSIP). This honor recognizes NMHG as one of the department’s top performing supply contractors for fiscal years 2013 and 2014.
“NMHG is proud to supply the DLA with our industry-leading Hyster® and Yale® lift trucks, enabling them to transport the items our military forces need to operate,” said David Furman, President of Sales and Marketing, NMHG. “To be recognized for our proven track record of superior performance by America’s combat logistics support agency, further signifies our ability to provide cost-effective, efficient materials handling solutions to our partners.”
The SSIP is an extension of the Department’s Better Buying Power initiative and is designed to incentivize contractor performance by identifying suppliers with the highest rankings in areas such as cost, schedule, performance, quality and business relations.
The DLA considered 153 of its parts and commodity suppliers with the largest contracts that have done business with the agency over the past two years. Of those considered, 40 companies were selected as DLA’s superior suppliers based on the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System ratings, along with several companies that have partnered with the agency on recent significant cost-savings initiatives.About the Defense Logistics Agency
The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is the Department of Defense's largest logistics combat support agency, providing worldwide logistics support in both peacetime and wartime to the military services as well as several civilian agencies and foreign countries. The DLA employs about 27,000 employees and is headquartered out of Fort Belvoir, in Northern Virginia.About NACCO Materials Handling Group
A world leader in the lift truck industry, NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG
) designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally primarily under the Hyster® and Yale® brand names. NMHG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY). Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. and its subsidiaries, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, employ approximately 5,400 people world-wide.