21 March 2007 — Atlanta (GA): SP Richards (SPR) has presented its Birmingham, Alabama operation with the 2006 SPR Distribution Center of the Year award.
The honour, awarded recently at the firm’s Operational Excellence Awards dinner held in Atlanta, is given each year to the SPR distribution centre that scores the highest combined results in a number of quality measurements.
Martin Bonk, Birmingham general manager, accepted the award on behalf of the employees of the centre.
"It is a great honour to bring this home for the wonderful team of dedicated employees we have back in Birmingham. This award speaks volumes about their commitment to providing the highest quality of service to our customers."
Bob Fornal, SPR’s company executive VP, added, "We are very proud of Martin and the entire Birmingham team. Their dedication to quality was unsurpassed in 2006. We congratulate Martin and all of our employees in Birmingham on this significant achievement."