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Continental named Ground Support Equipment Supplier of the Year by Southwest Airlines

Southwest Ground Support Equipment Supplier of the Year Award

Left to Right: Allen Brown (Southwest Airlines), Larry Laney (Southwest Airlines), Chris Bennett (Continental CST District Manager), Rick Waugh (Southwest Airlines), Jason Stickley (Continental CST Key Account Manager), Charles Johnson (Southwest Airlines), and Don Redwine (Southwest Airlines).

  • Southwest Airlines' Supplier of the Year award recognizes superior product design and continued product quality
  • The ContiRV20 is a popular tire for ground support Equipment operations at airports

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.”

Laura Emory
Laura Emory

Marketing and Business Systems Specialist

Commercial Specialty Tires

Continental AG l Divison Tires

1830 MacMillan Park Dr.

Fort Mill, SC 29707

(704) 587-6247