David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately held home builder, released the winners of its “Partners of Choice” Award for 2014, which recognizes outstanding suppliers from the builder's industry-leading evaluation system, first implemented in 2004.
The following companies were recognized as winners of the coveted “A,A” Award, achieving excellence in both quality and service:
• Eaton Corporation
• Johns Manville
• Louisiana Pacific
• Office Depot
• Seacoast Supply
• Simpson Strong-Tie
• Skelton Business Equipment
David Weekley Homes welcomes InSinkErator and Uponor into the “A,A” elite circle of honor for the first time.
The following companies received an “A” Award, for achieving excellence in either quality or service:
• Acme Bricks (“A” in quality)
• Building Specialties - Texas (“A” in quality)
• Carrier (“A” in service)
• GAF (“A” in service)
• Home Team Pest Defense (“A” in quality)
• Honeywell (“A” in service)
• Lennox HVAC (“A” in service)
• Square D (“A” in service)
Through a series of evaluations, one-on-one discussions, formalized feedback instruments, coaching sessions, and action plans, the unique platform allows David Weekley Homes
to analyze supplier performance across all industries. The National Trading Partner Survey measures access, communication, timeliness, reliability, follow-through, confidence levels, and other areas important to the business relationship. The quarterly survey is a detailed review of David Weekley Homes’ supplier performance as assessed by approximately 800 team members from all levels within the company, and provides its trading partners an opportunity to review and improve their channel alignment and performance.
“Pursuit of world-class excellence is a journey that requires constant assessment and course correction,” said Bill Justus, vice president of supply chain services for David Weekley Homes, in a release. “As we continue to grow, we will rely on companies such as our award winners that are serious about excellence to help us deliver outstanding experiences to all our homebuyers.”
Photo courtesy of David Weekley Homes