Cumberland Farms, Maverik and Wilson Fuel were among the first-place winners of the inaugural Doing Business Electronically awards handed out by PDI at the Grand Hyatt hotel here yesterday.
Cumberland Farms was awarded for forms usage, Maverik for SSRS report creation and Wilson Fuel for integration and environmental stewardship during the award ceremonies. They were among 16 companies PDI honored for using its PDI/Enterprise product "for creative practices that saved their businesses time and money, improved decision making and reduced paper processes."
"The goal of PDI/Enterprise is to help companies reduce their workload and increase productivity by doing business doing business electronically," said Austin Skaggs, community manager for PDI. "It's been amazing to see some of the ways our customers have accomplished this, and these awards are a testament to their efforts. Form automated imports to integration with third-party products, PDI customers are using the tools available through PDI/Enterprise to think outside the box and streamline their business procedures in really impressive ways. The end result is that companies are working more efficiently by having PDI/Enterprise take on more and more of the day-to-day activities."
First, second and third place companies for each award category received an Apple iPad and a commemorative plaque. "We are extremely pleased to be honored by PDI, a company with an unwavering commitment to helping its customers succeed," said Catherine Baker of Wilson Fuel. "Our organization always looks for opportunities to provide consistently superior solutions for our customers and suppliers, while emphasizing the importance of environmental awareness.
PDI is a software, hardware and professional services provider to convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers.