David Weekley Homes, the Houston-based builder, awards 24 suppliers that were ranked highest in quality and service by its employees who are polled quarterly as part of the builder’s Partners of Choice program, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.

About 200 of Weekley’s trade partners participate in the program, which involves more than 600 of the builder’s employees, including division and area presidents, project managers, and directors of construction, sales, warranty, purchasing, and accounts payable. More than 80% of these employees fill out questionnaires each quarter, says Bill Justus, Weekley’s vice president of supply chain services.

“The survey is designed to make good suppliers great,” says Justus.

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