On Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, Navistar International, Corp., recognized VOSS Automotive, Inc., as a Diamond Supplier for the fourth consecutive year during a ceremony held at Navistar's world headquarters in Lisle, Ill. VOSS also won this award in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
"VOSS and Navistar are strategically aligned, and achieving this level of excellence strengthens our partnership and demonstrates our commitment to this valuable customer," said Eduardo Vultorius, CEO, VOSS Automotive. "This award recognizes the outstanding performance of VOSS co-workers in the United States and Mexico, who are dedicated to producing a best-in-class product. It also represents our long-term commitment to Navistar."
Diamond Supplier status is Navistar's highest recognition in supplier excellence. It’s awarded to top-performing suppliers based on various performance metrics, including continuous quality improvement, service delivery, technology and cost. Earning this award ranks VOSS facilities in Fort Wayne, Ind., and Saltillo, MX, among the top 2 percent of Navistar’s global supply chain.
"We are delighted to acknowledge our best suppliers with the elite Diamond Supplier Award," said David McKean, Vice President, Procurement and Logistics, Navistar. "The suppliers earning top honors this year demonstrated an unwavering commitment to quality, delivered customer value and partnered with us on cost-effective, innovative solutions."
The two companies share a significant and successful history: VOSS has actively partnered with Navistar in North America for more than 20 years, manufacturing fuel lines, and electrically and coolant heated DEF lines, for their commercial truck platforms.
Navistar International Corporation is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, proprietary diesel engines, and IC Bus™ brand school and commercial buses. An affiliate also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services.
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