Independent Container Line (ICL) earned the ‘Supplier Excellence Award’ from Eastman Chemical Company for 2008 for the second year in a row.

This award is given as part of the Eastman Supplier Excellence Program (ESEP) and recognizes consistent performance in supplying high quality service and working on Eastman’s behalf to improve efficiency and their competitiveness in the market.

This award is based on shipping performance and meeting high standards of service expectations. The partnership includes adhering to Eastman’s expectations for delivery reliability, security and safety requirements, which is reported on a monthly basis.

ICL was measured at 100% for 2008 of the criteria outlined in their program.