ACL Awarded AGCO’s Top-performing Supplier
ACL was recognized by AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, as a new partner-level suppliers and presented was recognized during its first annual 2020 AGCO North America Virtual Supplier Event held in Duluth, GA. AGCO’s partner-level suppliers have surpassed the top level of achievement in innovation, world-class service, global growth, and cost savings, and have helped the company maintain the highest levels of capacity and innovation during challenging economic conditions.
“AGCO’s global suppliers are critical elements of our mission to deliver dependable and technologically advanced products, parts, and solutions to dealers and growers across North America,” said Robert Crain, senior vice president and general manager, North America.
“Andrew Abbott, President & CEO of Atlantic Container Line accepted the nomination via virtual video acceptance. Mr. Abbott said, “I am honored and grateful for the nomination on behalf of ACL. We are fortunate to work with talented AGCO staff who do what they can to make our job easier.”
As part of the day’s virtual sessions, senior AGCO executives briefed attendees on topics such as the COVID-19 response and recovery, global market outlook, 2020 key initiatives, and benefits for high-performing suppliers. Innovative technology provided for live and interactive breakout sessions that were filled with insightful information and opportunities for direct Q&A.
Philip W. Byrne, Vice-President of Sales, North America for ACL virtually participated in the event and said, “We are honored to earn the trust of AGCO with this prestigious award. Being recognized as one of 13 tops vendors is a true honor. We are proud to serve AGCO as a transportation partner for over 10 years.”
“AGCO and our suppliers have built a world-class supply chain that has proven to be robust and responsive in very challenging environments,” said Michael Clem, vice president, purchasing and logistics, Americas. “These awards celebrate suppliers who have provided exceptional services in areas such as corporate sustainability, innovative solutions, quality products, and effective collaboration. AGCO, our dealers, and the world’s growers are well-served by these relationships and the outstanding capabilities they deliver.”