Business services provider
) recently received the pioneer Supply Horizon Award from
healthcare alliance firm
) as recognition for its operational excellence. The award is
likely to boost employee morale and bring the relentless pursuit of
the company to maintain high quality standards for its services to
Premier is a healthcare performance improvement alliance of
approximately 3,000 U.S. hospitals and 110,000 other providers.
With one of the most comprehensive databases of actionable data,
best practices and cost reduction strategies, it aims to reward
suppliers for their support of Premier members. Cintas was adjudged
as one of the 8 best suppliers for its unmatched local customer
service and engagement, value creation through clinical excellence
and commitment to lower costs.
The suppliers were assessed on parameters like commitment for
lowering supply chain cost of Premier members, sales volume,
contract value and corporate responsibility. To its credit, Cintas
was found to possess the required credentials to receive the
During the recession, Cintas had undertaken initiatives to enhance
its operations by evaluating sales force productivity, optimizing
routes and streamlining labor overhead. The company returned to
year-over-year rental organic revenue growth in mid-2010 and has
continued on the growth trajectory since then. This further enables
the company to maintain its commitment to both sustainability and
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
Based in Cincinnati, OH, Cintas provides specialized services to
businesses of all types throughout North America. The company
designs, manufactures, implements corporate identity uniform
programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom supplies,
promotional products and first aid and safety products for
Cintas presently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Other companies in the
industry that warrant a look with a comparable Zacks Rank include
Alliance Data Systems Corporation
Total System Services, Inc.
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