TORONTO, June 10 /CNW/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader
in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced the
winners of its 2008 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOO(TM)) Supplier Awards. The
awards honour suppliers who provide the best TCOO performance to Celestica and
its customers by demonstrating excellence in quality, delivery, technology,
service, pricing and flexibility.
Celestica is pleased to congratulate the 2008 TCOO Supplier Award
- Best TCOO Score Award: Gold Circuit Electronics Ltd.
- Best Ring Score Award: ON Semiconductor
- Most Improved TCOO Score: Littelfuse Inc.
- Innovative Award: Axxion Group Corporation
- Execution Award: Murata Electronics
- Flexibility Award: Tyco Electronics Corporation
- Best Indirect Services Award: AT&T Global Services Canada Co
- Most Technical Compliant Award: Best Ideal Limited
- Best Regional TCOO Score
- Americas: Innovative Packaging Solutions S.A
- Asia: Fagerdala Group of Companies - Asia
- Europe: Z Studio, spol s r.o.
In addition, Celestica would like to recognize the following honourees
who made a significant contribution to its supply chain goals in 2008.
- TCOO Score Award category: ON Semiconductor, TDK Corporation
- Improved TCOO Score Award category: OFS FITEL, Unimicron technology
- Ring Score Award category: FCI, O-Net Communications Ltd.
- Technical Compliance Award category: Gold Circuit Electronics Ltd.,
This marks the third year of Celestica's TCOO Supplier Awards program.
Celestica's TCOO system is focused on evaluating supplier performance by
measuring the total cost to produce, deliver and support products and services
beyond the supplier invoice price. As such, it considers the following
Quality: Delivering superior products and services
Delivery: Providing products and services at the right time, in the
right quantity and at the right price
Technology: Utilizing the best information, product manufacturing and
Service: Placing the customer as the number one priority and
ensuring communication across every step of the process
Pricing: Delivering competitive pricing based on volume purchasing
through global procurement
Flexibility: Responding to customers' market demands for product,
service and solution delivery worldwide
"For three consecutive years, our suppliers have demonstrated their true
commitment to our Total Cost of Ownership strategy, which is designed to
provide a more flexible supply chain for our customers and help them deliver
their products to market quickly at the lowest total cost," said Harvinder
Sembhi, Chief Procurement Officer, Celestica. "On behalf of the rest of my
team, I am delighted to congratulate the 2008 TCOO Supplier Award recipients
and thank them for their ongoing support and commitment."
For more information on Celestica's TCOO Supplier Awards, please visit
Celestica is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle
solutions to drive our customers' success. Through our simplified global
operations network and information technology platform, we are solid partners
who deliver informed, flexible solutions that enable our customers to succeed
in the markets they serve. Committed to providing a truly differentiated
customer experience, our agile and adaptive employees share a proud history of
demonstrated expertise and creativity that provides our customers with the
ability to overcome any challenge.
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