ABM Honored by Jones Lang LaSalle with Supplier of Distinction Award
ABM recognized for its collaborative efforts alongside JLL
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABM (NYSE: ABM), a leading provider of facility solutions, today announced it has been named a 2012 Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Supplier of Distinction Award recipient. ABM was recognized in the 'Collaboration' category at a reception held April 29 in Austin, TX. The Suppliers of Distinction program recognizes JLL suppliers that have played vital roles in elevating Jones Lang LaSalle's ability to deliver the highest caliber of service, value and innovation to its corporate clients.
The 'Collaboration' category in which ABM was recognized celebrates a JLL supplier that increases business opportunities and risk-sharing for mutual benefit. JLL released the following statement in regards to ABM's collaborative efforts: Following several initiatives for a JLL healthcare client's portfolio, the client noted how well ABM had grasped its "One Team" approach. Recently, ABM implemented team-cleaning changes across this client's portfolio, leading to more than $224,000 in annualized cost savings.
Said Chris Hughes, Executive Vice President, ABM Onsite Services: "It is truly an honor to be recognized with this tremendous award. ABM strives to meet the unique needs of each of our clients, and we believe this award speaks to that commitment. As a collaborative partner alongside JLL, we've worked hard to tailor our service offerings to fit the culture in which we're operating, and we're pleased to see that work leading to first-class services and cost savings for the client."
Recipients were selected from a pool of hundreds of supplier partners through a comprehensive evaluation process by Jones Lang LaSalle's Global Strategic Sourcing Board. All participants support corporate solutions or project and development services functions across multiple regions for Jones Lang LaSalle corporate clients.
"Our service platform is based on our ability to recognize and build strong relationships with vendors at the top of their professions," said Marc Campbell, Senior Vice President of Strategic Sourcing at Jones Lang LaSalle. "The Suppliers of Distinction share our passion for embracing diversity and discovering innovative approaches to reducing costs and maximizing productivity."
View a short video and photos of the highlights of the award ceremony: www.us.joneslanglasalle.com/supplierofdistinction
ABM (NYSE: ABM) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues exceeding $4 billion and 100,000 employees in over 350 offices deployed throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM's comprehensive capabilities include facilities engineering, commercial cleaning, energy solutions, HVAC, electrical, landscaping, parking and security, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes — from schools and hospitals to the largest and most complex facilities, such as manufacturing plants and major airports. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909. For more information, visit www.abm.com.
ABOUT JONES LANG LASALLE
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYS: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual revenue of $3.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle operates in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 2.6 billion square feet. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.0 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit www.jll.com.
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