Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (BSCAP) was recently awarded the 2014 Regional Supplier Overall Outstanding Performance Award by Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Engineering & Manufacturing Co., Ltd at the Japanese’s supplier conference held in Berkeley Hotel Pratunam in Bangkok, Thailand.
The award recognises Bridgestone’s contribution as Toyota’s key supplier in their Asia Pacific operations that covers the safety, quality, cost, delivery, engineering and management aspects. The award was presented by CEO and President of Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Engineering & Manufacturing Co., Ltd, Mr. Hisayuki Inoue to Mr. Shinichi Hanashi, CEO of BSCAP.
Upon receiving the award, Mr. Hanashi said, “Bridgestone is honoured to receive this distinguished award. In business, it is important to sincerely listen to our customers’ voice – to identify their needs and receive feedback. This quality is essential for Bridgestone to survive the intense competition in the tyre industry. This award encourages us to further enhance our service and quality, to become a true regional and global partner with Toyota, with the aim of making ever better cars.”