BAE Systems Honors Veterans Trading Company, LLC with a Supplier of the Year Award

03/08/18 08:00 AM EST

BAE Systems Honors Veterans Trading Company, LLC with a Supplier of the Year Award

Veterans Trading Company, LLC Among 11 Award Recipients Recognized at Inaugural 'Partner 2 Win' Supplier Symposium

OCALA, FL --(Marketwired - March 08, 2018) - Veterans Trading Company, LLC (VTC) today announced it received a BAE Systems Partner 2 Win Supplier of the Year Award for Small Business of the Year based on exceptional performance and contributions to supply chain success in 2017 for BAE Systems' Electronic Systems sector. VTC was honored at a ceremony held in Manchester, New Hampshire on March 6, 2018, and was selected from a pool of more than 1,600 suppliers that worked with BAE Systems in 2017.

"VTC is honored to be a recipient of this award," said John Pierce, vice president of business development at VTC. "The recognition received is a testament to the dedication of our employees and the commitment they have on achieving the highest level of on-time delivery, cost and quality standards to all of our customers."

BAE Systems' Partner 2 Win program is designed to achieve operational excellence and eliminate defects into its supply chain by raising the bar of performance expectations to meet the demand of current and future customers. As part of the program, BAE Systems meets regularly with its suppliers at their locations to transfer best practices to ensure that the components and materials that compose BAE Systems products meet the highest quality standards.

"BAE Systems is streamlining its supply chain as part of the Partner 2 Win program to drive more business to our best-performing suppliers," said Jeremy Tondreault, vice president of operations for BAE Systems' Electronic Systems sector. "We are proud of the achievements our suppliers made last year -- including VTC -- and are confident that together, we can meet customer requirements to deliver quality products that ensure the safety of our warfighters and commercial transportation passengers worldwide."

About BAE Systems
BAE Systems provides some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defense, aerospace, and security solutions. The company employs a skilled workforce of 83,100 people in more than 30 countries. Working with customers and local partners, BAE Systems develops, engineers, manufactures, and supports products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

About Veterans Trading Company, LLC
Veterans Trading Company, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business and SBA certified HUBZone company. We provide a full range of integrated, end-to-end supply chain solutions and procurement support programs to commercial firms and Federal prime contractors.

For more information, please contact:
John Pierce
Office: 801 363 8387