Eight Navy suppliers notch improved 'superior' ranking as overall list culled

By Jason Sherman / July 29, 2016 at 4:25 PM
Five Navy suppliers improved their position -- and three made a new appearance -- in the service's annual "superior" rankings, a Defense Department program the service pioneered to identify exceptional cost, schedule, performance, quality and business relations by defense contractors. On July 25, the service identified 34 "superior suppliers" for 2016, a result that squeezed nine companies from the overall rankings compared to the 2015 list which included 43 companies, a 20 percent reduction. "This is our way of recognizing...

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