APL Logistics has received the best supplier award from global manufacturing technology giant Emerson’s Rosemount business unit for the second year in a row. Tom Moser, President of Emerson Process Management, handed out the 2010 Supplier of the Year award to the global third party logistics provider in Rosemount’s annual strategic supplier summit held at Minneapolis, Minnesota, last month.
“It’s an honor for APL Logistics to be recognized by Emerson Rosemount two years in a row,” said Tony Zasimovich, APL Logistics’ Vice President for International Logistics Services. “Our collaborative relationship has enabled us to keep abreast of the client’s changing global supply chain needs and continually drive efficiencies.”
Last year, a program designed and implemented by APL Logistics enabled Rosemount to drastically cut its waiting time for access to imported materials for production in Singapore from between five and seven days to just 12 hours upon arrival. This empowers Rosemount to eliminate unnecessary urgent airfreight and production downtime. The customer also benefitted from full visibility of inventory movement and improved supply chain efficiencies with cost savings amounting to 25%.
Emerson is a diversified global manufacturing and technology company offering a wide range of products and services in the areas of network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Rosemount is Emerson’s industry leading brand of measurement instrumentation products.