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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.”
The Seattle City Council has voted to require all single-family homes to sign up for a food waste recycling program by spring 2009. According to the Seattle Times, “While residents will have to pay for the service, the city will not check whether they are actually dumping food in the new separate bin.” The initiative passed by the council does not make food waste recycling mandatory for businesses or apartments, the paper reports.
Jackson, Miss.-based Intechra, which provides e-waste recycling services, recently announced the acquisition of BCS Logistics, Dallas, and Lifecycle Partners, Merrimack, N.H. BCS Logistics is a transportation company whose management team includes former UPS employees. Lifecycle adds a seventh processing facility and a second Northeast location to Intechra’s nationwide processing network.
Penske Logistics, one of the largest providers of transportation and distribution services in the country, recently opened a 118,000-square-foot logistics facility in Southwest Louisville. The facility was developed by First Industrial Realty Trust Inc., a Chicago-based real estate investment trust, and is expected to handle more than 800 shipments each day to Ford Motor Co.’s manufacturing sites across North America.