PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts, Inc., one of the largest pharmacy benefit managers in the US, has announced Rexam as its 2011 Supplier of the Year.
This award recognizes suppliers who have a long-term relationship with Express Scripts and have shown continuous improvement in supplier relationship management, quality, service, innovation and total cost reduction. Rexam, which provides innovative prescription closures and containers to Express Scripts, won the award based on its success in these areas.
Express Scripts teams with its many suppliers to help employers, health plans, labor unions and government agencies fulfill benefits for prescription drugs and manage the cost of healthcare. Rexam has worked closely with Express Scripts for more than 10 years, teaming with the company to deliver value across its supply chain.
"We are pleased to be recognized as an excellent supply partner," said Phil Robinson, technology development and automation manager, Rexam Prescription Products. "Our consistent commitment to delivering outstanding product and service value helps us meet and exceed the needs of our customers, strengthening partnerships now and for the future."
About Express Scripts
Express Scripts, Inc., one of the largest pharmacy benefit management companies in North America, is leading the way toward creating better health and value for patients through Consumerology®, the advanced application of the behavioral sciences to healthcare. This approach is helping millions of members realize greater healthcare outcomes and lowering cost by assisting in influencing their behavior. Headquartered in St. Louis, Express Scripts provides integrated PBM services including network-pharmacy claims processing, home delivery services, specialty benefit management, benefit-design consultation, drug-utilization review, formulary management, and medical and drug data analysis services. The company also distributes a full range of biopharmaceutical products and provides extensive cost-management and patient-care services. More information can be found at http://www.express-scripts.com/ and http://www.consumerology.com/.
Rexam's vision is to be the best global consumer packaging company. We are one of the largest beverage can makers in the world, and a major global player in rigid plastic packaging. We are business partners to some of the world's most famous and successful consumer brands as well as young, entrepreneurial start-ups. We offer a broad range of packaging services and solutions for different industries, using different materials and technologies. Three things characterize us – leadership in our industry, our commitment to innovation and our passion to deliver exceptional value. Rexam's sales from ongoing operations are approximately 4.8 billion pounds Sterling. We employ some 22,000 people in more than 20 countries and are a member of the FTSE 100. Rexam's ordinary shares are listed with the UK Listing Authority and trade on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol REX. For further information, visit Rexam's website at www.rexam.com.
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