ATLANTA – Veritiv Corporation – a North American leader in business-to-business distribution solutions, has been named a 2016 Nestlé North America Procurement “Supplier of the Year.” The Nestlé North America Procurement “Supplier of the Year” Award is designed to recognize and formally acknowledge suppliers who exemplify outstanding performance and execution in the key areas of innovation, customer service, operations, quality, cost, and value creation.
In order to achieve the “Supplier of the Year” award, suppliers must exceed Nestlé’s high standards in performance as assessed via a rigorous business review process. Veritiv not only achieved the highest scoring in the business review process but also successfully executed several innovative ideas leading to value creation for both Nestlé and Veritiv. The Veritiv team was specifically recognized for their dedication and support in the design and management of Nestlé’s corporate marketing paper program.
Andy Lipinski, Strategic Manager – Marketing Procurement for Nestlé North America,stated, “Veritiv’s support in driving chain of custody, minimizing risk management and delivering cost savings has shown a strong business impact for Nestlé and will continue to grow in other areas of our organization. These were all important factors in determining this recognition.”
“We are very pleased to receive this recognition and look forward in working with Nestlé North America to continue adding value to our relationship,” said Michael Caine, Director of Corporate Solutions for Veritiv. “This honor can also be attributed to the teamwork and collaboration among our entire Veritiv team including Graphic Communications, a business of Veritiv.”