CORT Receives Commitment to Excellence Gold Award at Cartus 2011 Global Network Conference

CHANTILLY, Va. (Nov. 16 , 2011) - CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, was honored for outstanding performance at Cartus Corporation's 2011 Global Network Conference held October 10-12 in Denver, Colo. Cartus Global Network is Cartus' industry-leading worldwide service provider network. Each year, Cartus recognizes the companies and individuals in the Network who have provided extraordinary service to its customers and clients worldwide.

CORT was awarded the Global Network Commitment to Excellence Gold Award for its exceptional service results. This award recognizes a supplier's measurable commitment to excellence and is presented to Global Network service providers who have distinguished themselves by achieving critical performance metrics.

"Service providers such as CORT routinely go above and beyond for our customers and our company, while at the same time demonstrating unparalleled dedication and performance," said Traci Morris, Cartus executive vice president, global operations and supply chain management. "As a vital extension of the Cartus team, our Global Network providers help minimize the stress that our customers feel when they are faced with important life decisions such as relocating. This award acknowledges the superior quality and professionalism that we have come to value from our service providers.

"CORT offers its clients a wide array of services, including rental furniture, market orientation tours and other destination services to assist relocating employees, and a global network of furniture rental partners in more than 60 countries. CORT enables its clients to effectively organize project teams, manage assets, develop business continuity strategies and offer relocation packages to support renters. CORT's offerings are also specifically tailored to meet the corporate and individual needs of clients from all industries and of all sizes. "An invitation to join Cartus' Global Network is a high honor because the program's criteria and performance standards are so rigorous," said Gloria Newman, director of national accounts for CORT. "We fully endorse Cartus' dedication to providing high-quality service and are grateful to have received this prestigious designation, which further enhances our commitment to world-class service."