Press Release: DLA Awards Foster Fuels, Inc. Superior Supplier Award 2014 – Gold
DLA Awards Foster Fuels, Inc. Superior Supplier Award 2014 – Gold
BROOKNEAL, Va. – On December 10, 2014, Defense Logistic Agency announced Foster Fuels, Inc. as a recipient of the gold Superior Supplier Award for 2014. 40 suppliers from across the world were selected as finalists and then ranked as bronze, silver, or gold level recipients. Foster Fuels, a family-owned business based out of Brookneal, Virginia, was one of only 15 suppliers and the only fuel company ranked on the highest level, Gold. They were also one of only 13 small businesses included on the entire list.
As part of the Department of Defense’s Supperior Supplier Incentative Program, there were over 150 international, parts and commodity suppliers with DLA contracts that were eligible. The suppliers had a proven record of performance as well as an established rating in the federal Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS). Those selected received the highest CPARS marks in areas such as cost, schedule, performance, quality, and business relations.
Foster Fuels, Inc., has been a vendor of DLA since 2006, and currently delivers fuel to federal civilian and military locations throughout the United States. Foster Fuels has previously been recognized by DLA with the 2012 DLA Outstanding Readiness Support Award for Small Business and the 2013 DLA Hurricane Sandy Award.
“This is a huge honor…” Stephen Tibbs, senior vice president and chief information officer for Foster Fuels, continues, “Judy Peak and her team have a no fail attitude, and they deserve tremendous credit for this. We take great pride in delivering fuel correctly and on time – especially to our military and federal civilians.”
Judy Peak, vice president of government affairs for Foster Fuels, Inc., said, “It is such an honor to accept this award as DLA Superior Suppliers for 2014 at the Gold Performance Level. We look forward to providing excellent service to DLA both now and in the future.”
Foster Fuels is 93 year old privately held corporation, providing downstream distribution of diesel, gasoline, and propane to residential and commercial customers. Foster Fuels operates an award winning national emergency fuel division specializing in business continuity and disaster recovery solutions. More information about Foster Fuels can be found at https://fosterfuels.com/emergency-response-team/.