Great Dane recognizes top suppliers

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Great Dane recently recognized its top supplier partners during the ninth Annual Supplier Summit and Awards held in Savannah, Ga. 

Great Dane says its 2023 Supplier Awards recognized a range of suppliers from across the world who provide key components for producing Great Dane’s innovative dry, flat, and refrigerated trailers and truck bodies.

“Our suppliers are an integral connection for providing Great Dane’s premium transportation solutions to our customers,” says Rick Mullininx, Great Dane’s president and COO. “They ensure the quality of our products is first-class and well-known for durability, safety, innovation, and excellence, and we greatly appreciate and value our partnerships.” 

During the Summit, Great Dane manufacturing leaders shared a look at the year ahead, thanking the gathered supplier network for their commitment and dedication. 

“Our suppliers are vital for delivering high-quality products and services that move goods across the country,” says Bob Brege, Great Dane’s vice president of procurement. “This event was an opportunity to celebrate the past year’s accomplishments while looking ahead to continued success and leading the industry with pioneering innovation.” 

The manufacturer says its Supplier Awards recognize excellence in a range of categories, including flatbed and refrigerated suppliers, along with large and small suppliers, and service and quality excellence. Winners have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to excellence, quality, and service in supplying Great Dane’s manufacturing network with the necessary components for building high-quality trailers and truck bodies across the nation.

Great Dane says 2023 winners were as follows:

  • Flatbed Supplier of the Year: CMC Impact Metals
  • Refrigerated Supplier of the Year: Covestro
  • Large Supplier of the Year: Xxentria
  • MRO Award: Fastenal
  • Small Supplier of the Year: M&E Global Group Inc.
  • Quality Excellence Award: Prolam

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