May 1, 2006

Accolades: awards and recognition

By DC Velocity Staff

  • Hear, hear. Vocollect has won two international awards for the design of its new T5 wearable computer. The International Forum Design competition has recognized the unit in its "Computers" design category. The second award, which will be presented next month, comes from the RedDot Design competition, which includes entries from 40 different countries.
  • Moving forward. Global transportation and logistics company SEKO has received Owens Corning's Transportation Systems Excellence Award. This year, the award was given to 44 of Owens Corning's nearly 350 transportation service providers to recognize their achievements in logistics. SEKO was chosen for its consistently high levels of quality in the provision of air and ocean export forwarding, import management and customs brokerage services.
  • Wrapping up another award. Sealed Air Corp., a company that makes protective packaging materials and systems, has been named to Fortune magazine's annual list of most admired companies. Sealed Air took the top spot in the "Packaging, Containers" category, receiving the highest scores in that category for innovation, employee talent, quality of management, long-term investment, and quality of products and services.
  • The distinguished gentleman. Richard Metzler, chief commercial officer for Greatwide Logistics Services, has been named a Distinguished Logistics Professional by the American Society of Transportation & Logistics (AST&L). To earn this distinction, an individual must have more than 20 years of experience in the field of transportation/logistics and must have made a significant contribution to the industry.
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