BARTOW, FL – June 27, 2002 – PalletOne of Florida was named “Vendor of The Year” for the second time in four years by the Pompano Beach branch of W.R. Bonsal, a major manufacturer of building materials in the South.
“We selected PalletOne because of their service record with our plant. We know we can depend on PalletOne to get us pallets when we need them, even if it’s after 5 p.m. or on weekends,” said Bill Ashton, Southern Region Operations Manager for W.R. Bonsal.
“The PalletOne team received high scores in all areas of the evaluation criteria including consistent quality, customer service, reliability and turn-around time,” added Ashton. “They were evaluated against about 50 other vendors serving our Pompano facility.”
“We are thrilled to receive such an honor from Bonsal. We take great pride in our work. To know that a customer has recognized our efforts as outstanding is a really good feeling,” said PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace. “This award is shared by all of the teammates at the Bartow plant. It’s the entire team’s effort that keeps us delivering high quality and great service to our customers.”
The Bartow, FL, pallet plant has been supplying pallets to Bonsal’s Pompano facility since it opened in 1998 and won W.R. Bonsal – Pompano’s “Vendor of the Year Award” in 1999. The Pompano plant is the largest of Bonsal’s eight facilities.
PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace
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