Grimaldi Group Recognized by General Motors as a 2014 Supplier of the Year Winner

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Last 5th March, during the 23rd Annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan, the Grimaldi Group was named once again a General Motors Supplier of the Year.

This year GM recognized 78 of its best suppliers from around the world for going above and beyond GM’s requirements, designed to provide customers with the most innovative technologies and the industry’s best quality vehicles.

“These companies are the best-of-the-best suppliers, and deserving of special recognition for their outstanding contributions”, said Steve Kiefer, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “We need them to continue to bring us their most innovative technologies and highest quality services and work, and we will continue to win together for the benefit of our customers”, Kiefer concluded.

"This award demonstrates the constant dedication of our Group to satisfy and exceed the requirements of one of our long-term customers”, said Gianluca Grimaldi, President of the Grimaldi Group. "The continuous launch of new services and qualitative fleet improvement are a tangible proof of our commitment to meeting our customers needs”, concludes Emanuele Grimaldi, Managing Director of the Group.

With over 60 years of experience in shipping, the Grimaldi Group is specialised in the operation of roll-on/roll-off vessels, car carriers and ferries. It is a dedicated supplier of integrated logistics services based on maritime transport to the world’s major vehicle manufacturers. With regards to General Motors, the Grimaldi Group provides logistics services for the transport of GM vehicles between North Europe, the Mediterranean, West Africa, North and South America.

The Supplier of the Year award winners are chosen by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics executives. This year’s award is the 14th recognition by General Motors to the Grimaldi Group in the last 15 years.

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