Matson Recognized as GM 2007 Supplier of the Year

OAKLAND, California (KHNL) -- Matson Navigation Company has received the General Motors 2007 Supplier of the Year award for its contributions to GM's global product and performance achievements.

The 16th annual award, themed the Best of the Best, was given in Jacksonville, Florida recently. Matson's President and CEO James Andrasick accepted the award.

"Matson truly honored to receive this award for the second consecutive year from one of our most valued customers," said Andrasick.  "Matson has worked closely with GM over the past eight years to continously improve the transportation and distribution strategy for the Hawaii and Guam markets."

The GM Supplier of the Year award began as a global program in 1992.  This year, GM honored 92 suppliers for their outstanding performance throughout 2007.