DUECO, Inc. and Utility Equipment Leasing Corporation Earn We Energies Star Award for Supplier Excellence
Waukesha, WI, April 25, 2012 –(PR.com)– Waukesha-based DUECO, Inc. the largest privately owned provider of Terex Hi-Ranger bucket trucks, Terex Telelect digger derricks, cranes, stringing and tension equipment and utility trailers in the country and UELC, a sister company and nationwide leader in the rental and lease of utility trucks, were recognized recently by We Energies with a STAR Award, signifying they are among We Energies’ most effective suppliers and strategic partners. DUECO has been supplying We Energies with bucket trucks, digger derricks and related service, parts and training for more than 50 years. We Energies’ management credited the organizations with playing a key role in helping them achieve and maintain top quartile performance when benchmarking their equipment costs against other major utilities.
The Star award recognizes excellence in five categories: customer satisfaction, reduction to labor costs, safety at the workplace, innovation, and supplier and workforce diversity. We Energies’ management noted that DUECO and UELC work hard every day to exceed expectations and have a strong sense of duty and innovation. The companies manage and control equipment cost by utilizing a lean material and manufacturing process for continuous improvement and help focus We Energies’ limited resources on the big-bang payback areas. As a result, We Energies has been able to trim significant inefficiencies and standardize equipment specifications to better manage their fleet operations. Maurice Brown Fleet Supervisor, and Dueco liaison for We-Energies, commented, “I feel DUECO and UELC truly earned the We Energies Star Award for Supplier Excellence because of their outstanding Customer Service. There is never a time that I have contacted DUECO or UELC with an urgent need and it has not been handled quickly and efficiently. All departments within both companies go above and beyond to satisfy our needs. I would like to specifically recognize the Inside Sales Dept., Leasing, Service, and New Vehicles.”
DUECO Inc. President, Judie Taylor commented, “Our entire team is so grateful and proud of this recognition. At DUECO and UELC, we have a passion for taking care of customers. We embrace our vision statement, which states, 'We have a burning desire to take care of our customers and team members… for the purpose of Making a Difference in the utility and related industries.' Our 350 team members make the difference, day in and day out, for our customers. They connect, solve problems, make decisions, and in the end…have that burning desire to take care of customers.”
About DUECO, Inc.
DUECO is the largest provider of Terex bucket trucks, digger derricks, and cranes for the utility market in the nation. DUECO also manufactures hybrid utility trucks and custom utility truck bodies and distributes mini derricks, aerial lifts, stringing equipment and trailers. Family owned and operated since 1955, DUECO’s philosophy of teamwork, integrity, and open communication with customers and employees ensures high quality equipment at the best value. With headquarters in the Metro Milwaukee area, DUECO services customers 24/7 in fifteen states. To learn more about DUECO and what the company can offer, please call us at 800-558-4004 or visit us on the web at www.dueco.com.
Utility Equipment Leasing Corporation, founded in 1967 offers rental and leasing units ranging from bucket trucks and digger derricks to cable pullers and track vehicles. UELC is a strong business partner to contractors, utilities, municipalities and other industries across the nation. With headquarters in the Greater Milwaukee area, UELC’s nationwide network of dealers and service centers are ready to fulfill any utility equipment needs. To learn more about UELC offerings, visit uelc.com or call 1-800-558-0999.
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