Norcross, GA (Vocus) June 30, 2009
Unisource Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading distributors of paper, packaging and facility supplies in North America, received the "Most Improved Supplier" award from McKesson Corporation at its recent Supplier Awards Night.
"Many Unisource team members were involved in strengthening the Unisource relationship with McKesson and the 'Most Improved Supplier' award is a great tribute to their ongoing hard work and dedication," said Gary Miller, Senior Vice President, National Accounts - Supply Systems for Unisource. "Unisource earned this award through our performance that was objectively measured and we delivered value as well as achieved our commitments," said Miller.
At the awards ceremony, a McKesson spokesperson noted, "Unisource manages more than 50 distribution centers that are extremely demanding, and does it with professionalism and excellence every day."
Instituted in 2007, the McKesson Corporate Procurement Supplier Scorecard Awards are based on performance in the areas of: Total cost of ownership, service level agreements and corporate citizenship. Each year, McKesson selects the outstanding indirect suppliers in each of the following areas: Supplier of the Year, Diversity Support, Customer Service, Most Improved, Most Incremental Value, Account Management and Sustainability. Winners receive plaques and are honored at an annual awards dinner.
McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 15th on the FORTUNE 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to helping its customers deliver high-quality healthcare by reducing costs, streamlining processes, and improving the quality and safety of patient care. McKesson has been in continuous operation for more than 175 years, making it the longest-operating company in healthcare today. Over the course of its history, McKesson has grown by providing pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management across the spectrum of care; healthcare information technology for hospitals, physicians, homecare and payors; hospital and retail pharmacy automation; and services for manufacturers and payors designed to improve outcomes for patients. For more information, visit us at http://www.mckesson.com.
About Unisource Worldwide, Inc.
Unisource Worldwide, Inc., (http://www.unisourcelink.com) is a leading independent marketer and distributor of commercial printing and business imaging papers, packaging systems and facility supplies and equipment in North America. Headquartered in Norcross, Ga., Unisource is one of the largest private companies in the United States and offers the most comprehensive suite of products and services in the industry. With more than 6,000 team members - including sales, customer service and technical support specialists; approximately 85 distribution centers; and a fleet of "Big Red" trucks - Unisource can deliver what your business needs when and where you want it - locally, regionally and nationally.
For more information contact:
Senior Director, Corporate Communications
Unisource Worldwide, Inc.
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