Star tech. For the third consecutive year, Menlo Worldwide has been named to the InformationWeek 500, a prestigious listing of the most innovative users of information technology in the United States. The company was recognized for its collaboration with customers to provide real-time supply chain visibility and for leadership in helping businesses achieve operational excellence with their global supply chains.
Auto acclaim. Ryder System Inc. has been named Supplier of the Year by Benteler Automotive, a supplier of ready-to-install modules, components and parts to car manufacturers worldwide. Ryder was recognized for its leadership in driving continuous improvements throughout Benteler's North American supply chain operations and for providing quality logistics engineering and customer service.
People's choice. Tom Miller, president of Intermec Technologies Corp., has been chosen to receive one of the 2004 ID PEOPLE Awards, presented at the ID WORLD International Congress, an annual networking event for the RFID, cards and biometric industries. The ID PEOPLE Awards are presented to individuals who have distinguished themselves in 2004 for their vision, commitment, leadership and achievements in fostering the deployment of advanced ID concepts.
Bringing it home. The Home Depot has honored Hub Group as its Intermodal Carrier of the Year for 2004. Hub was honored for exceeding expectations by improving service levels, proactively solving rail and drayage issues, and providing excellent administrative assistance. Hub Group is a non-asset-based freight transportation management company with 30 offices throughout North America.
Taking a Q. TNT Logistics North America, a company that provides supply chain services to the automotive industry, has received the Ford Motor Co. "Q1" Award for quality services in its Canadian transportation operations. The "Q1" Award, the highest honor attainable for Ford's preferred suppliers, recognizes suppliers that have achieved a sustained level of excellence in customer satisfaction, while meeting Ford's systems and results requirements in quality, delivery and management. In addition, suppliers must have endorsements from Ford's key customers.
Going mobile. Psion Teklogix, a company that specializes in mobile computing, wireless data collection and RFID, has been honored by MobileVillage for its work in enterprise mobile technology. MobileVillage, a market development company and news service to the mobile community, honors companies with its Mobile Star Awards. This year, Psion Teklogix won two Gold Star awards in the categories of Deployment Transportation and Deployment Supply Chain; Silver Star Hardware and Bright Star Hardware awards for the Rugged Handheld categories; and a Silver Star Hardware award in the Customer Service category.