STUTTGART, Germany, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
At this year's Daimler Key Supplier Meetings at the Mercedes-Benz Center in Stuttgart, NTT Communications was honored to receive the "Daimler Supplier Award 2011" in the Telecommunications category of 'International Procurement Services'.
Daimler annually awards above-average performance of its suppliers based on the value drivers of quality, technology, cost and delivery performance. Suppliers are also assessed against the values of fairness, reliability and credibility. Around 450 representatives of major suppliers and about 200 representatives of Daimler's management attended the event on 15 March 2012 at Mercedes-Benz in Stuttgart.
"It's a great honor and pleasure for us and for our Japanese colleagues at NTT Communications to accept this award," said Jens Leuchters, Regional Director Central Europe for NTT Europe, "After the Great East Japan earthquake in March 2011, NTT group re-established its vital ICT infrastructure in record time. We want to build on this performance as we continue to help Daimler AG with further business development in Europe."
Daimler's Japanese suppliers were applauded for their great commitment following the natural disaster, being awarded a special prize for partnership by Wilfried Porth, Member of the Board of Human Resources and Labor Director of Daimler AG, who spoke of the solidarity, pragmatism, and selflessness shown by the people in Japan in this difficult time and the extraordinary efforts made by Daimler's Japanese partners.
Daimler AG is one of the world's most successful automotive companies. With its divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, the Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world's biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach. Daimler Financial Services provides financing, leasing, fleet management, insurance and innovative mobility services. The company's founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, made history with the invention of the automobile in the year 1886.
About NTT Communications
NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company's
worldwide infrastructure, including IPv4/IPv6 Global Tier-1 IP Network, Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching over 150 countries, and over 120 secure data centers. NTT Communications'
solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
SOURCE NTT Europe