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Kehe Food Distributors Chooses RedPrairie Supply Chain Suite For Warehouse, Transportation And Labor Efficiencies
RedPrairie Corporation, a world leading consumer driven optimization company, recently announced that Kehe Food Distributors has purchased RedPrairie’s E2e(TM) Supply Chain Suite, including Warehouse, Transportation and Labor Management Solutions. The RedPrairie Solutions will replace its custom legacy systems, providing better overall inventory control, labor management, and freight savings.”Even though we have a high degree of automation in our distribution centers, we want improved product visibility and accountability in order to stay at the forefront in our industry. The RedPrairie solution will solidify Kehe’s position in the industry as a technology and customer service leader,” states Scott Cousins, CIO for Kehe Food Distributors.
Beaverton, Ore.-based Routeware recently named Thomas F. Daly and John Stevens regional sales executives of the firm’s Eastern and Western Regions, respectively. Daly has previously overseen sales for Waste Management Inc. and Allied Waste Industries in the New York area. Prior to joining Routeware, Stevens oversaw accounts for Waste Management in the Southwestern United States.
RedTail Solutions, a provider of on-demand electronic trading solutions for EDI and data synchronization, has named Jeff Herrmann to its board of directors. He is the former CEO and chairman of SupplyWorks Inc., as well as founder and CEO of Optimax Systems, Inc. Prior to that, he held senior marketing management positions with NEC Information Systems, Lee Data Corp and MathSoft Inc. “We welcome Jeff as a trusted advisor,” states Patricia Meisner, CEO of RedTail. “He complements the strengths of the existing Board and brings new value, particularly with his extensive experience in supply chain management, business development and VAR channels, as RedTail enters a new phase of growth and channel development.”
MarketTools, Inc. has announced that Scott Arnold, former Chief Operating Officer of Borland Software, has joined the company as COO. “Scott’s expertise in accelerating company development and driving operational strategies for Fortune 500 companies aligns perfectly with MarketTools’ current business needs,” states Amal Johnson, CEO of MarketTools. “By centralizing company operations with Scott, MarketTools can better optimize its business performance, scalability and systems infrastructure to enter the next growth phase.”
Trucking and logistics company Con-way Inc. has named John G. Labrie president of its freight division. Labrie most recently served as the senior vice president of strategy and enterprise operations for the company. Con-way Freight is the company’s less-than-truckload division, and the largest of its three operating companies, with annual revenues of over $3 billion.
Mid-West's Top Sourcing And Supply Chain Executives To Convene The 8th Quarterly Best Practices Xchange Symposium
Metastorm, a provider of Business Process Management software for organizational agility, innovation, and governance, announced it has been selected by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine, the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, in this year’s Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 listing. “Metastorm has extensive experience working with a variety of organizations across industries to strengthen collaboration, efficiency, and response time throughout the supply chain, and we are honored to be among the innovators on this year’s Executive 100 list,” said Eileen Garry, chief marketing officer for Metastorm.
German automaker Volkswagen has tipped DHL Exel Supply Chain for its Volkswagen Group Award for outstanding supplier performance in Mexico for 2006. The annual award is given to the Volkswagen supplier that achieves the company’s highest total weighted performance score in the areas of logistics, quality, service, compliance, on-time delivery, cost and communication. “We’re pleased to have earned the Volkswagen Group Award for the second time,” announced Brian Deffet, senior director of operations for DHL Exel Supply Chain. “It’s a pleasure to work with our friends at Volkswagen, and to have the hard work and dedication of our Puebla facilities’ teams recognized.”