JACKSONVILLE, FLA., December 16, 2014 – Beeline, a global leader in software solutions for managing the extended workforce, announced today that its customer support department has been named the gold winner of the Best Support Department category in Best in Biz Awards 2014, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. Beeline also won silver awards in the HR Department of the Year and Best New Product Feature of the Year categories.
“Winning three ‘Best in Biz’ awards is an honor I’m delighted to accept on behalf of our dynamic, hard-working team,” said Beeline president Doug Leeby. “It is particularly rewarding because our competition included some of the best-respected companies in North America and the world.”
As in previous years, the fourth annual program in North America featured a large and distinguished judging panel comprised of members of the media who reviewed and scored the hundreds of award nominations. More than 550 award nominations were received this year in a variety of company, executive, team, and product focused categories. Nominations were fielded from public and private companies of all sizes, from virtually every major industry and region in the U.S. and Canada.
Best in Biz Awards 2014 honors were presented in 60 categories, including Company of the Year, Fastest-Growing Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Best Place to Work, Technology Department of the Year, Executive of the Year, Most Innovative Product of the Year, Best New Product of the Year, PR Campaign of the Year and Website of the Year.
Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2014 were determined based on scoring from an independent panel of 53 judges from highly recognized newspapers, business, consumer and technology publications, radio outlets, and analyst firms. In addition to the numerous judges returning from previous panels, this year’s 53-person judging panel included several worthy additions to this high-profile group. The panel included contributors to AdWeek, American Banker, Android Central, Atlanta Tribune, Boston.com, Buffalo News, Business News Daily, Chip Design Magazine, Computerworld, Connecting Women Radio, Consumer Affairs, Crain’s New York Business, CRN, Detroit Free Press, Digital Trends, ECT News Network, Entrepreneur, eWeek Channel Insider, Fierce Online Video, IDB Ventures, IEEE Institute, Inc. Magazine, InfoRisk Today, Information Week, Journal Times, King Features Syndicate, L.A. Biz, Lab Reviews, Law Technology News, Marketing Profs, MediaPost, Miami Herald, Motley Fool, New York Observer, NorthBay Biz, PC Magazine, peHUB, Phoenix Business Journal, Quad-City Times, San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Small Business Digest, Tech Cocktail, Tech-Gaming, TheDeal.com, Upstart Business Journal, Venture Capital Journal, Wired, Xconomy and ZDNet.
“In the more than 10 years I have been covering consumer issues I have seen vast improvements in customer service policies put in place by major corporations. It was especially gratifying to see the levels of service achieved by this year’s entries in Best in Biz Awards,” said Mark Huffman, Consumer Affairs. “In the Internet age, it has never been more important to ensure your customers have a positive experience and, should there be a problem, to address it. These companies ‘get it,’ and that’s not only good for them, but good for customers too.”
For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2014, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2014-winners.
Beeline is a market leader in software solutions for sourcing and managing the extended workforce. The company offers intelligent workforce solutions to help procurement, sourcing, and human resources professionals optimize costs, reduce risks, and add value to their local and international extended workforce programs. Award-winning business intelligence, superior technology, global networks of local knowledge, and service-driven people based close to its clients’ operations make Beeline the best choice for today’s leading enterprises.
About Best in Biz Awards
Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two separate programs annually: North America, and International. Entries will begin to be accepted in the Best in Biz Awards 2015 International program in January 2015. Any organization worldwide may participate in the International program in any of the more than 60 company, department or team, executive and product categories. For more information about the entry process and categories in the International program, please visit: http://intl.bestinbizawards.com.
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