HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/13 -- XO Communications today announced it has been recognized by the U.S. Postal Service with a 2012 Supplier Performance Excellence Award. The U.S. Postal Service has recognized XO Communications for delivering optimum solutions that reduce costs, enhance performance, maintain high levels of service and provide innovative and sustainable solutions.
At a recent ceremony at Postal Service headquarters in Washington, DC, distinctions were awarded in one of five categories: Supplier Performance, Supplier Excellence, Supplier Innovation, Supplier Diversity and Supplier Sustainability Excellence. The U.S. Postal Service recognized ten suppliers with awards.
XO Communications provides managed network services, including MPLS IP-VPN and Dedicated Internet Access, and other communications services to more than 1,400 U.S. Postal Service facilities. XO facilitates telecom services for the U.S. Postal Service under the Telecom Integrated Postal Network (TIPN) contract. The XO solution provides a secure, intelligent and managed network solution for the U.S. Postal Service to connect operations, converge voice, video and data communications, and prioritize Internet, intranet, extranet, voice, video and mission-critical applications -- all over a single, high performance application-aware IP network.
•Laura Thomas, CEO, XO Communications
"XO Communications is extremely pleased and honored to receive the U.S. Postal Service Supplier Performance Award for the outstanding support provided by our employees and our IP and data networking solutions. This award demonstrates the core of our brand values to deliver the best customer experience in the communications industry and highlights our strong relationship with the Postal Service. XO and all of our employees are proud to support the Postal Service and are grateful for this recognition."
•Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe, The U.S. Postal Service
"The United States Postal Service does business with more than 20,000 suppliers each year. To receive one of these awards is a real achievement. It is essential that we have a world-class chain of suppliers to provide consistently outstanding service to our customers. Each of you is a significant link in that chain, and working together, we deliver for the American people."
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