Granite Telecommunications LLC, a $1.65 billion provider of communications services to multilocation businesses and government agencies, today announced that it has received the 2020 Supplier Excellence Award from the U.S. Postal Service. It is the second time in the past decade that Granite has earned this recognition from the Postal Service.
The Postal Service’s Supplier Recognition program has celebrated the efforts of suppliers that make outstanding contributions to the agency’s success with awards in multiple categories. The Supplier Excellence Awards recognize suppliers with extraordinary contract compliance by providing exceptional quality and on-time delivery performance. Recipients also are contributors to the success of the Postal Service’s supply chain management operational performance improvement effort. Suppliers also demonstrate extraordinary postal employee or public safety special achievement or awareness and help the Postal Service achieve its environmental goals.
Since obtaining business in 2003, Granite has forged a valuable relationship with the Postal Service, providing voice and broadband connections and support at tens of thousands of locations. Granite has also implemented proofs of concept to modernize voice and data connections at Post Service locations, including devising next-generation, managed IP replacement products and services.
“We’re honored to be among the few companies to be recognized by the U.S. Postal Service for Supplier Excellence,” said Granite CEO Rob Hale. “The award reflects the commitment of the Granite team to support the tireless efforts of the agency to sustain universal delivery services that are critical to the economic health and growth of the Postal Services and the millions of customers who utilize its services. We look forward to continuing our long partnership with the Postal Service team and will continue to strive for excellence.”
Granite delivers one-stop communications solutions to multi-location businesses and government agencies throughout the United States and Canada. The $1.65 billion company serves more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100 companies in the United States and has 1.75 million voice and data lines under management. Granite launched in 2002 and has grown quickly by helping businesses simplify sourcing and management of local and long-distance phone services with one point of contact and one invoice for all their office locations nationwide. Today, Granite is the leader in aggregating Plain Old Telephone Services (POTS) and has extended its unique value proposition – “one company, one contact, one bill” – to include a range of advanced business communications services, including SD-WAN, wireless WAN, hosted PBX, SIP trunking, POTS replacement, mobile voice and data, mobile device management, managed security, network integration and more. Granite employs more than 2,400 people at its headquarters in Quincy, Mass., and nine regional offices nationwide. For more information, visit www.granitenet.com.