ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
VSE Corporation (NASDAQ:VSEC) subsidiary, Wheeler Bros., Inc. (WBI) was
recently recognized by the U.S. Postal Service as a winner of a 2013
Postal Service Supplier Performance Award. This recognition marks the
seventh Postal Service Supplier Performance award for WBI.
The Postal Service recognized 14 companies in various categories for
their dedication to cost reduction, service, innovation and sustainable
solutions. Four companies were presented with the 2013 Supplier
Performance Award, which is reserved for Key Suppliers based on business
impact, market complexity and other business considerations including
active involvement in the Postal Supplier Council.
In a press release announcing the winners the Postal Service stated,
"Wheeler Bros. provides proven processes and procedures to ensure
customer satisfaction. With the average age of Postal Service vehicles
exceeding 20 years, Wheeler Bros. fights a daily battle against obsolete
parts. It has responded with outstanding performance to provide the
parts necessary to keep the fleet running."
WBI manages and supplies repair parts for all makes and models of more
than 211,000 Postal Service vehicles and equipment. It catalogs almost
22,000 items for Postal Service vehicles, including heavy trucks and
trailers in a web-based inventory program. WBI focuses on engineering
solutions to improve product life-cycles and enhance the performance of
key component parts that are needed to extend the life of the vehicle
fleet and promote long term sustainment.
"We are proud to support the U.S. Postal Service in the management of
their vehicle fleet maintenance and vehicle parts inventory," said Chad
Wheeler, third-generation WBI President. "Our highly successful managed
inventory program allows the Postal Service to focus on the most
important aspects to keep their fleet of delivery vehicles in the best
possible condition. Our relationship with the Postal Service is a true
partnership with mutual dedication to high quality service, value,
communication, and cost avoidance. WBI is honored to be recognized with
About Wheeler Bros., Inc.
WBI is an ISO 9001:2008-Certified Supply Chain Management Company that
specializes in the procurement and distribution of fleet vehicle
maintenance and defense components. WBI has a 50-year legacy of
providing high quality vehicle parts to its customers, including the
U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and the Department of Defense. WBI's core
expertise lies in its global capabilities for sourcing, engineering,
warehousing and distribution of vehicle parts. Wheeler Bros. is
headquartered in Somerset, PA. To learn more about Wheeler Bros., Inc.
please visit http://www.teamwbi.com/.
Established in 1959, VSE is a diversified federal services company with
experience in solving issues of global significance with integrity,
agility, and value. VSE is dedicated to our clients' success by
delivering sustainment services for legacy systems and equipment and
professional services through talented people and innovative solutions.
Key competencies include supply chain management, equipment
refurbishment, logistics, engineering, energy, IT solutions, and
For additional information regarding VSE services and products, please
see the company's web site at www.vsecorp.com
or contact Christine Kaineg, VSE Investor Relations at (703) 329-3263.
Source: VSE Corporation