Damco Named as a Top Provider for Sears Holdings

Sears Holdings Recognizes Top Suppliers as True Partners in Transformation. 

August 6, 2012 – Damco announced today they have been named a 2012 Partner in Transformation for Sears Holdings Corporation.  Damco received the award in recognition of their innovative contributions to Sears.

Sears Holdings granted the prestigious 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 over 30,000 suppliers that work with Sears Holdings, less than one half of a percent have the privilege of receiving this 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 customer’s 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.”

“Damco takes great pleasure in receiving this award”, says Jeremy Haycock, president of Damco North America.

“It is extremely rewarding to be recognized by one of America’s great retailers as our goal is to offer our customers maximum value and measurable results by delivering a comprehensive suite of flexible and innovative solutions customized to meet their needs”.

The Partners in Transformation recipients are selected from nominations submitted by Sears Holdings’ associates who purchased goods and services from suppliers in 2011.

Further information 
Claus Fonnesbech, Global Media Relations Manager, Damco

Phone: +45 3363 5613

Mobile: +45 2588 4107

Mail: claus.fonnesbech@damco.com 

About Damco

Damco is one of the world’s leading third party logistics providers specialising in customised freight forwarding and supply chain solutions. The company has 10,800 employees in over 300 offices across 90 countries and representation in a further 30 countries. In 2011, the company had a net turnover of USD 2.8 billion, managed more than 2.5 million TEU of ocean freight and supply chain management volumes and air freighted more than 110,000 tonnes. Damco is part of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group. www.damco.com

About Sears Holdings Corporation

Sears Holdings Corporation is a leading integrated retailer with over 3,900 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada and the home of ShopYourWay.com. Sears Holdings is the leading home appliance retailer as well as a leader in tools, lawn and garden, fitness equipment and automotive repair and maintenance. We are the nation’s largest provider of home services, with more than 15 million service and installation calls made annually and have a long-established commitment to those who serve in the military through initiatives like the Heroes at Home program. We have been named the 2011 Mobile Retailer of the Year, Recipient of the 2012 ENERGY STAR® “Corporate Commitment Award” for Product Retailing and Energy Management and one of the Top 20 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads.  Sears Holdings Corporation operates through its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation.  For more information, visit Sears Holdings’ website at www.searsholdings.com

SOURCE: Submitted by Damco