Best in Class McBride Account management skills 8 Reliability of deliveries 8 Consistency of product quality 8.25 Value for money 7 Ability to work with retailer on the own label brand 8.75 New product development skills 8.5 Crisis management skills 7.25 Total 55.75 SCA Account management skills 7.5 Reliability of deliveries 10 Consistency of product quality 10 Value for money 8 Ability to work with retailer on the own label brand 9 New product development skills 7.5 Crisis management skills 8.5 Total 60.5 Also nominated Dewhirst Toiletries, FH Lee, Standard Soap Co nominated by the top buyers at Asda, Booker, Co-operative Group, Londis, Nisa-Today's, Safeway, Sainsbury, Somerfield and Tesco, in exclusive research carried out by The Grocer between February and April 2001 {{FEATURES }}