Ten-Year Hall of Fame status is given after a supplier attains a Partner-level rating for ten consecutive years. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. The Boston-based company was selected for the honor, for the tenth consecutive year, in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Company employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on February 16th in Bettendorf, Iowa. Aquent IT Solutions is a supplier of mission critical IT Services to John Deere’s operations in Moline, Illinois; Waterloo, Iowa; Milan, Illinois.
Suppliers who participate in the Achieving Excellence program are evaluated annually in several key performance categories, including quality, cost management, delivery, technical support and wavelength, which is a measure of responsiveness. John Deere Supply Management created the program in 1991 to provide a supplier evaluation and feedback process that promotes continuous improvement.
About Aquent IT Solutions
Aquent IT Solutions provides staffing, consulting, outsourcing and technology services to major corporations throughout North America, Europe and AsiaPacific. Over the past 23 years Aquent has provided services to 90 of the Fortune 100 and more than two thirds of the Fortune 500. Aquent IT Solutions, Aquent’s technology group, specializes in developing mission critical web applications and business intelligence for marketing, eBusiness and procurement. For more information on Aquent IT Solutions, visit www.aquent-it-solutions.com.