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Aquent IT Solutions Earns John Deere's Highest Supplier Rating for 14th Consecutive Year

Award Recognizes Suppliers Who Exceed John Deere's Performance Standards

BOSTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquent IT Solutions, a division of Aquent, announced today that it has been recognized by John Deere as a "Partner-Level Supplier" for the 14th consecutive year.

A ten-year Hall of Fame recipient, Aquent is a supplier of technology solutions and staffing to John Deere's operations in several U.S. locations. Partner-level status is Deere & Company's highest supplier rating, recognizing Aquent's dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement.

"Our business proposition is based on the principles of honesty, integrity, quality, commitment and innovation," said Dan Neff, President of Aquent IT Solutions. "Our relentless pursuit of customer value is evident. These awards are a tribute to the outstanding levels of performance that all Aquent employees deliver."

Aquent IT Solutions has been a supplier to John Deere for nearly 25 years, providing technical support through staffing, project, and managed services in the mission-critical areas of supply management, marketing, order fulfillment, dealer channel and customer services. Company employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on February 18 in Davenport, Iowa.  

Suppliers who participate in the Achieving Excellence program are evaluated annually in several key performance categories, including quality, cost management, delivery, technical support and "wavelength" (a measure of responsiveness). John Deere Supply Management created the program—a supplier evaluation and feedback process promoting continuous improvement—in 1991.

About Aquent and Aquent IT Solutions
Aquent provides staffing, consulting, outsourcing and technology services to major corporations throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Over the past 25 years Aquent has provided services to 90 of the Fortune 100 and more than two thirds of the Fortune 500. Aquent IT Solutions, Aquent's technology group, specializes in developing mission critical web applications and business intelligence for manufacturing, financial services and marketing. For more information on Aquent IT Solutions, visit www.aquent-it-solutions.com.

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Dan Neff
Aquent IT Solutions
[email protected] 
(309) 751-1500

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