Fort Mill, May 31, 2019. Continental has been named the 2018 Supplier of the Year for ground support equipment by Southwest Airlines. The award was presented at the annual Southwest Airlines Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Leadership Conference in Nashville, TN in April and accepted by Continental’s Commercial Specialty Tire team.
Continental offers a variety of tires for ground support equipment at airports, as well as other material handling operations. The ContiRV20 is one of the most popular tires for ground support equipment due to its high productivity and low operating cost in fast moving applications. The Supplier of the Year award is given in recognition of superior product development and design, customer service and warranty, providing continued product quality and for dedication to overall cost to life value.
“We are honored to receive this award from Southwest Airlines,” said Pavel Prouza, head of sales and marketing, the Americas at Continental Commercial Specialty Tires. “Building strong relationships with our customers is a top priority and we are committed to providing them with quality products and quality customer service.”