BRUSSELS, Belgium (Aug. 25, 2010) — Bridgestone Corp. has been awarded the title of Volvo Premium Supplier for 2009.
Bridgestone is the first tire manufacturer to receive the award.
Now in its fifth year, the annual Volvo Premium Supplier Awards recognize those suppliers who book the best measured performance in the areas of quality, safety, environmental performance, cost, logistics and corporate responsibility.
Close attention is paid to the supplier's capacity to work with Volvo's teams in the spirit of continuous improvement, the company said. A total of nine awards were presented for 2009, including Bridgestone's.