Vodafone has presented awards to four of its key suppliers following its annual Supplier Conference attended by the top 70 of its strategic suppliers.
Vodafone’s Supply Chain Management team recognised the suppliers for meeting the group’s exacting business requirements over the last year.
Information technology supplier, EMC, was recognised as Vodafone’s Supplier of the Year for 2011. The company was praised for demonstrating trust, transparency and reliability as well as offering a best-in-class product.
The Outstanding Performance Award went to Teradata, in recognition of its commitment, performance and focus on Vodafone’s business.
The Sustainability Engagement Award went to Ericsson, one of Vodafone’s strategic network suppliers, in recognition of its commitment to reduce CO2 emissions and follow Vodafone’s code of ethical purchasing.
Vodafone also recognised HP with the Vodafone Supplier Award for Innovation for its delivery of products tailored specifically for Vodafone.
Vodafone Group Supply Chain Management Director Detlef Schultz said: “These awards recognise outstanding performance by our partners in supporting Vodafone’s continuous drive for greater operating efficiency and delivering greater benefits to our customers.”