Walmart names McKesson supplier of the year

SAN FRANCISCO A healthcare services and information technology company was awarded for being the world's largest retailer's health-and-wellness supplier.

McKesson on Thursday said it was named a Walmart supplier of the year for its performance in 2009. Over the course of 2009, McKesson engaged in multiple projects for Walmart resulting in operational efficiencies, sustainability improvements and cost savings.

“This prestigious award from Walmart is reflective of the trusted relationship between our two companies and the value McKesson has delivered to Walmart over the years,” said John Figueroa, president, McKesson Pharmaceutical. “Walmart is one of our most valued customers, and we’re proud to be able to bring our comprehensive supply chain solutions to help them better serve their customers.”

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