Chicago, IL, May 20, 2015 – Planet Forward, a global staffing provider to the Energy, Engineering and Environmental, Technology and Professional Services sectors, is proud to announce that on May 14, 2015, the company received Agile‐1’s Supplier Excellence Award. The award was presented during an award ceremony at Agile‐1’s third annual US Customer Forum and Supplier Excellence Summit held in Charlotte, North Carolina.
“At Agile‐1, we recognize that our suppliers play a key role in the continued growth and success of our managed services programs,” said Peter Carvalho, President of Agile‐1. “It is our privilege to recognize Planet Forward for their commitment to excellence in serving our clients and the ongoing value they create.”
Award winners were scored and selected based on assurance of supply, quality and service. “These companies operate in an increasingly extremely fast‐paced and competitive market,” said Jaideep Majumdar, Senior Director, Global Strategic Sourcing for Agile‐1. “They have demonstrated that they can not only keep pace with the industry, but also maintain exceptionally high standards for quality and service to our clients. They are truly the best of the best, and we are honored to work with them in our programs each day.”
Planet Forward has been working with Agile‐1 for over five years, supporting their key energy and engineering clients. The relationship between Planet Forward and Agile‐1 continues to grow, as both companies’ global footprints continue to expand.
“We are extremely honored to receive this Supplier Excellence award from Agile‐1 and we hope that it shows our passion for best‐in‐class delivery,” said Michael Stomberg, CEO of Planet Forward. “We look forward to continuing our global relationship with Agile‐1 and providing the highest level of service to each and every one of their customers.”
Tim Simmerly, President of Planet Forward said, “This is fantastic recognition of just some of the excellent client work going on around the firm. The award demonstrates the strength of the firm’s capabilities and quality of execution across markets, practices, and products.”
About Planet Forward Planet Forward is a global leader in the professional staffing and recruitment industry. Specializing in strategic solutions for the energy, engineering, environmental, technology and professional services related industries, Planet Forward has offices located throughout the United States and Europe. For further information on Planet Forward, please visit planetforward.wpengine.com. Planet Forward is part of the Planet Group of Companies, which also includes Planet Pharma and Planet Healthcare.
About Agile‐1 Agile‐1’s consultative approach solves workforce challenges by combining innovative talent procurement technologies and programs with experienced industry professionals to deliver a suite of total workforce solutions. We maximize the value of our customers’ workforce, decreasing liability and overhead associated with human capital management. Workforce challenges. Solved.
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Planet Forward has been recognized by PRO Unlimited as the #1 global supplier for 2014 and has been given the Platinum Global Supplier Award. Each year, PRO recognizes a select group of suppliers who have done an outstanding job in supporting our programs throughout the previous year. Planet Forward has out performed the competition and will continue to provide excellent service in the years to come.