Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) February 12, 2009
Competing among 520 entries from companies of all sizes from around the world, ALOM won a Stevie® Award for "Best Global Sales Team" in the third annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service(SM) last night.
The awards are presented by the Stevie Awards, which organizes several of the world's leading business awards shows including the prestigious American Business Awards.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word "crowned," winners were announced during a gala banquet on Monday, February 9 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Nominated customer service and sales executives from the U.S.A. and several other countries attended.
Competition is tough. Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs selected Stevie Award winners from among the Finalists. Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging of the 520 entries.
"We are proud that the Stevie Awards have recognized the tremendous growth generated by our global sales team", says Hannah Kain, president & CEO of ALOM. "We are equally proud to be recognized for our partnership approach to our customer relations which allow us to support our customers' growth.
ALOM, based in Fremont, California, is a contract packaging, fulfillment and supply chain management provider serving customers from 14 locations around the world. As a sole-source provider of supply chain services for many leading technology and medical equipment companies, ALOM plays a key role in the supply chain industry.
"Our sales team is not just about winning customers," adds Hannah Kain. "They are all about making the customers win. This long-term approach has contributed to ALOM's continued success as well."
"This year's honorees demonstrate that even in challenging economic times, it's possible for organizations to continue to shine in sales and customer service, the two most important functions in business: acquiring and keeping customers," said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards.
The 2009 Stevie Awards included 27 categories for customer service professionals, such as Contact Center of the Year, Award for Innovation in Customer Service, and Customer Service Department of the Year. There were also 41 categories for sales professionals, ranging from Global Sales Leader of the Year to Sales Training Program of the Year to Sales Department of the Year of the Year.
Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of honorees in all categories are available at http://www.stevieawards.com/sales.
ALOM is a Fremont, California-based supply chain management provider that has been ISO-certified since 1998. Services include materials and inventory management, logistics, assembly, light manufacturing, fulfillment, and reverse logistics from 14 locations across North America, Asia and Europe. More information is available at http://www.alom.com
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at http://www.stevieawards.com.
Sponsors of the third annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are John Hancock Mutual Funds, Sales Partnerships, and ValueSelling Associates.