Wheeler Bros. Receives 2013 USPS Supplier Performance Award
ALEXANDRIA, Va.-- VSE Corporation (NASDAQ: VSEC) subsidiary, Wheeler Bros., Inc. (WBI) was recently recognized by the U.S. Postal Service as a winner of a 2013 Postal Service Supplier Performance Award. This recognition marks the seventh Postal Service Supplier Performance award for WBI.
The Postal Service recognized 14 companies in various categories for their dedication to cost reduction, service, innovation and sustainable solutions. Four companies were presented with the 2013 Supplier Performance Award, which is reserved for Key Suppliers based on business impact, market complexity and other business considerations including active involvement in the Postal Supplier Council.
In a press release announcing the winners the Postal Service stated, “Wheeler Bros. provides proven processes and procedures to ensure customer satisfaction. With the average age of Postal Service vehicles exceeding 20 years, Wheeler Bros. fights a daily battle against obsolete parts. It has responded with outstanding performance to provide the parts necessary to keep the fleet running.”
WBI manages and supplies repair parts for all makes and models of more than 211,000 Postal Service vehicles and equipment. It catalogs almost 22,000 items for Postal Service vehicles, including heavy trucks and trailers in a web-based inventory program. WBI focuses on engineering solutions to improve product life-cycles and enhance the performance of key component parts that are needed to extend the life of the vehicle fleet and promote long term sustainment.
“We are proud to support the U.S. Postal Service in the management of their vehicle fleet maintenance and vehicle parts inventory,” said Chad Wheeler, third-generation WBI President. “Our highly successful managed inventory program allows the Postal Service to focus on the most important aspects to keep their fleet of delivery vehicles in the best possible condition. Our relationship with the Postal Service is a true partnership with mutual dedication to high quality service, value, communication, and cost avoidance. WBI is honored to be recognized with this award.”
About Wheeler Bros., Inc.
WBI is an ISO 9001:2008-Certified Supply Chain Management Company that specializes in the procurement and distribution of fleet vehicle maintenance and defense components. WBI has a 50-year legacy of providing high quality vehicle parts to its customers, including the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and the Department of Defense. WBI's core expertise lies in its global capabilities for sourcing, engineering, warehousing and distribution of vehicle parts. Wheeler Bros. is headquartered in Somerset, PA. To learn more about Wheeler Bros., Inc. please visit http://www.teamwbi.com/.
Established in 1959, VSE is a diversified federal services company with experience in solving issues of global significance with integrity, agility, and value. VSE is dedicated to our clients’ success by delivering sustainment services for legacy systems and equipment and professional services through talented people and innovative solutions. Key competencies include supply chain management, equipment refurbishment, logistics, engineering, energy, IT solutions, and consulting.
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