NMHG Named Silver Superior Supplier by Defense Logistics Agency
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 Hyster Company
Hyster Company is a leading world-wide lift truck designer and manufacturer. Hyster Company offers 130 lift truck models configured for gasoline, LPG, diesel and electric power, with one of the widest capacity ranges in the industry - from 2,000 to 105,000 lbs. Supported by one of the industry’s largest and most experienced dealer networks, Hyster Company builds tough, durable lift trucks that deliver high productivity, low total cost of ownership, easy serviceability and advanced ergonomic features; accompanied by outstanding parts, service and training support.
Hyster Company is a division of Hyster-Yale Group Inc., 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 6,600 people world-wide.