Minneapolis, MN – AK Material Handling Systems has been awarded the prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Status for 2013 in a program from the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association). To be among the less than 5% of the association’s membership earning the award, AK Material Handling Systems successfully demonstrated a commitment to business excellence, professionalism, and good stewardship.
This is the second consecutive year that AKMHS has been awarded MVP status. To qualify, the company was required to provide evidence of their commitment to their partners in business including their customers, employees, and suppliers. They must satisfy criteria in the following important areas:
- Industry Relations
- Customer Relations
- Peer-to-Peer Networking
- Training for Employees
- Business Best Practices
The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) is the only national trade association dedicated solely to improving the proficiency of the independent material handling distributor. MHEDA represents over 600 companies in the material handling equipment business. Located in suburban Chicago, the association provides services to companies seeking to improve their business through education, networking, benchmarking, and best practices. For more information, visit www.mheda.org.
“ The MHEDA MVP Award is the highest award given to a Material Handling Distributor. This is a real sense of pride and accomplishment for everyone at AK Material Handling Systems. Receiving this award confirms that we have achieved and will continue to reach for our Mission and Vision by “providing Customers with the best quality, Employees with opportunity for growth, and Suppliersmutually beneficial relationships”. I thank everyone in our industry for the recognition of being an MVP.”