DOWNERS GROVE -- Hub Group has been named a 2012 Partner in Transformation for Sears Holdings Corporation.
Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings grants the Partners in Transformation award to a select group of supplier companies who have been helping support the transformation of Sears Holdings through innovation around customers, core retail excellence and financial and operational discipline. Of the mroe than 30,000 suppliers that work with Sears Holdings, less than one half of a percent receive the award.
"The Partners in Transformation award recognizes our top-performing suppliers as true partners in transformation. By providing the quality services, products and experiences that exceed our customers' expectations and build lifetime relationships we can reach our company's goal of becoming the leader in integrated retail -- in-store, online and in the home," said Lou D'Ambrosio, president and chief executive officer of Sears Holdings. "Through our continued collaboration, we will be able to more effectively leverage the breadth of our portfolio and the power of our brands."
Hub Group received the award for Financial and Operational Discipline.
"Winning the Partner in Transformation award from Sears Holdings Corporation highlights the true collaborative nature of our relationship," said David P. Yeager, Hub Group Chairman and CEO. "The relationships we build with our customers are the most critical aspect of our continued success and we are extremely pleased to be recognized by Sears for this accomplishment."
The Partners in Transformation recipients are selected from nominations submitted by Sears Holdings' associates who purchased goods and services from suppliers in 2011.