Aon Hewitt, a global human resources and management consulting firm, recently named DHL Supply Chain, the world's leading logistics company and sister company to the North American supply chain management company Exel, as the second Best Employer in Puerto Rico. Aon Hewitt reports an annual "Best Employer" list that is conducted globally in more than 50 markets, including 5,000 organizations and 60 industries. The 2012 Best Employer in Puerto Rico research parameters included an analysis of organizations with balanced human resources and employee commitment practices. Prior to this year's research, DHL Supply Chain was ranked as the fifth Best Employer in Puerto Rico. To select winners, Aon Hewitt evaluated companies on human resources programs, benefits and compensation, development opportunities and a continued focus on associate needs during down economic times. "Being a supply chain associate is about seeing the whole picture and understanding that we're an integral part of a large operation. To ensure that our associates have the tools to be successful in that role, we've worked hard to establish best practices to keep them more informed, energized, committed and rewarded," said Ewar Rivera, director of operations for DHL Supply Chain in Puerto Rico. "We are honored to be recognized for our hard work, and to achieve this designation." Aon Hewitt has been researching the Best Employers in Puerto Rico since 1999. The Best Employers research provides a framework for what makes a best employer, what motivates employees and how Best Employers sustain their business in a challenging and competitive environment. DHL Supply Chain employs more than 80 associates at five sites in Puerto Rico, providing warehousing and distribution services to leading companies in the life sciences, consumer, technology, aerospace and service logistics industries. The company has been serving customers in Puerto Rico for more than 10 years.