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Agile-1 Named "Supplier of the Year" by BD for Second Year

TORRANCE, California, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Agile-1, a global workforce management solutions company, received recognition from BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, for providing exceptional performance. This year's award, Process Innovation - Regional Supplier of the Year, is based on Agile-1's superior performance, continuous improvement and customer service.

Partnering with clients to help them achieve continuous improvement in their contingent workforce programmes is one of the ways in which Agile-1 drives ongoing value, year after year. Beyond streamlining processes and improving the supplier base, Agile-1 works alongside clients, helping them adjust to market demands and sharing in the vision of their overall business objectives. "BD, along with its supply base, must evolve in the ever changing healthcare marketplace," said Mr. Chris Shanahan, Vice President Global Procurement, BD. "The Agile-1 team has helped BD refine our programme, improve visibility, achieve operational excellence and realise hard- and soft-cost savings."

Agile-1 supports BD's workforce management strategies through the use of several award-winning solutions including Agile-1's managed services programme AllSourceMSP, vendor management solution AccelerationVMS, professional payroll solution AllSourcePPS, and recruitment process outsourcing AllSourceRPO to facilitate direct hiring.

"We are truly honoured to be recognised by BD for the second year in a row," said Mr. Peter Carvalho, President of Agile-1. "Winning this award is validation that progress through partnership, a governing principle of our service delivery, is the key to long-term success as a provider of outsourced services. We look forward to continuing our partnership with BD in the next stages of their programme development."

About Agile-1
Agile-1's consultative approach solves workforce challenges for our customers by delivering cost savings, risk mitigation, vendor management, employment alternatives, industry best practices, and access to the best talent. Combining innovative talent procurement technologies with experienced professionals and a robust suite of total workforce solutions, we maximise the value of our customer's workforce, decreasing liability and overhead associated with human capital management. Agile-1 manages the complexities of today's global workforce by streamlining all components of contingent and direct labour. Workforce challenges. Solved.

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