TORRANCE, Calif.--(American Honda Motor Co., Inc. President and CEO Tetsuo Iwamura presented the company’s Premier Partner Award to Pasha Distribution Services (“PDS”) of Huntington Beach, California for providing excellence in transportation and logistics services. PDS was one of 15 award recipients selected from 41 suppliers nominated by American Honda associates nationwide. PDS and parent company, The Pasha Group, have been honored eight times since the inception of this prestigious award program.)--
“Today we acknowledge an outstanding group of suppliers who exemplify Honda’s philosophy of delivering the highest possible value to our customers through quality products and customer service”
“PDS strives to be the best at whatever we do every day. We take immense pride in our work and this is a perfect example of that pride. I am very grateful to Mr. Brad Long of AHM Public Relations, our nominator, for recognizing our efforts,” Ed John, General Manager, Managed Carrier Services.
The Premier Partner Awards were established in 1998 to recognize suppliers who embrace American Honda’s philosophy of exceeding customer expectations. This year’s award winners represent excellence in a variety of industries including logistics, transportation, marketing, consulting, security and much more.
“Today we acknowledge an outstanding group of suppliers who exemplify Honda’s philosophy of delivering the highest possible value to our customers through quality products and customer service,” said Gary Kessler, American Honda’s senior vice president of Human Resources, Administration and Corporate Affairs. “With all of the different facets of our business, we appreciate the outstanding support from these dedicated organizations and thank them for their contribution to Honda’s success.”
Based on Honda's longstanding commitment to "build products close to the customer" Honda currently operates 14 manufacturing facilities in North America, producing a wide range of Honda and Acura automobiles, automobile engines and automatic transmissions, Honda all-terrain vehicles, and Honda power equipment products such as lawn mowers, mini-tillers and general purpose engines, using domestic and globally sourced parts. Honda started local production in the U.S. with motorcycles in 1979. In 1982, Honda became the first Japanese automaker to produce passenger cars in the U.S. Honda has continued to expand its local production capabilities, and cumulative automobile production in North America surpassed 23 million units in 2011.
About Pasha Distribution Services
Pasha Distribution Services is a nationwide transporter of commercial and privately owned vehicles. As a lead logistics provider, PDS provides automotive manufacturers with transportation flexibility, service excellence and a single point of experienced management for vehicle transportation. Eleven company-owned auto transporters deliver vehicles to dealers in four Western states. Utilizing other carriers, PDS also provides carrier management programs tailored to individual customer requirements, with continuous monitoring of carrier performance.