KGP Companies Honored by AT&T as Outstanding Supplier

            KGP Companies Honored by AT&T as Outstanding Supplier  PR Newswire  FARIBAULT, Minn., May 14, 2014  FARIBAULT, Minn., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Commitment to excellence over the past year has earned KGP Companies recognition as a 2014 AT&T Supplier Award winner for its support of affiliates of AT&T*, one of the world's leading data, voice, wireless and Internet services providers.  KGP Companies Honored by AT&T as Outstanding Supplier. KGP Companies, including both KGP Logistics and BlueStream Professional Services, is one of the country’s largest single-source value-added suppliers of supply chain services, communications equipment and integrated solutions to the telecommunications industry.  "We are proud of our long-standing tradition of providing unparalleled, innovative products and services to our business and residential customers," said Tim Harden, President of AT&T Supply Chain and Fleet Operations. "We're successful on that front in large part thanks to extraordinary suppliers like KGP Companies that consistently go above and beyond, exceeding our expectations and helping exceed those of our customers as well."  KGP Companies was one of only eight suppliers to receive the 2014 AT&T Supplier Award for its work in helping AT&T deliver outstanding service to its customers during the past year. KGP Companies was recognized for its contributions across a broad scope of criteria, includingsupplier diversity results, creative cost management solutions, teamwork, customer service, product/service performance.  "Across KGP Companies, we consider it a privilege to service AT&T, and it is a true honor to be a recipient of this valued award" said Kathleen G. Putrah, Chairman and CEO of KGP Companies. "As our industry continues to evolve rapidly, we remain absolutely committed to our Customers and ensuring we remain a relevant part of their futures through our wireless and wireline supply chain and field services. This humbling recognition affirms we are accomplishing those goals."  As part of its annual Supplier Award Program, AT&T took out a half-page ad in the May 13, 2014 edition of The Wall Street Journal to publicly thank the selected companies.  *AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.  About KGP Companies  KGP Companies, including both KGP Logistics and BlueStream Professional Services, is one of the country's largest single-source value-added suppliers of supply chain services, communications equipment and integrated solutions to the telecommunications industry. BlueStream Professional Services provides planning, implementation and maintenance services for wireless, wireline, central office and data center applications as well as complete, turn-key solutions. In combination with the KGP Logistics national logistics network, and a portfolio of manufacturer partnerships that is second to none, KGP Companies is uniquely positioned to provide a comprehensive array of products and services to the communications market. www.kgpcompanies.com or follow us on @kgplogistics or @bluestreampro  CONTACT: Chanel Cottengim, 1-913-393-6489, ccottengim@kgptel.com  Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140514/87401  SOURCE KGP Companies  Website: http://www.kgpcompanies.com