Cimcorp Leaders Recognized on Supply & Demand Chain Executive and Food Logistics 2020 Award Lists
Both award programs honored Derek Rickard and Bradyn Kelly for their achievements in promoting greater supply chain efficiency, productivity and safety through automated materials handling
Presented annually, Supply & Demand Chain Executive's Pros to Know award recognizes individuals that leading initiatives to prepare their companies' supply chains for the significant challenges of today's business climate. Marking his fifth appearance on the list, Derek was commended for his work helping customers leverage the latest in robotics, automation and software for optimized material flow and overall supply chain efficiency. Having spearheaded many of the first fully automated picking systems in North America, Derek is able to recommend solutions and strategies that effectively tackle operational challenges such as SKU proliferation, labor shortage, seasonality and fulfillment speed.
Derek Rickard, Distribution Systems Sales Manager, Cimcorp Automation Ltd., said, "Having grown accustomed to e-commerce and services from players like Amazon, consumers now expect speeds like two-day and next-day shipping. Unfortunately, these heightened expectations are outpacing some distribution centers' capabilities. At Cimcorp, we're helping facilities transform operations with systems that safely store, pick and move products with speed, precision and minimal human intervention. Both Bradyn and I have worked on numerous successful projects in diverse industries, and it is an honor for us to be recognized for these achievements."
An integral Cimcorp team member, Bradyn is responsible for defining, selecting and sourcing third-party products for integration into Cimcorp's end-to-end solutions. As Product Manager, his role also involves defining the overall system, processes and costs of each solution being delivered. As a resource for product knowledge of Cimcorp's material handling systems, Bradyn's expertise supports the sales team with customers, including those in consumer goods distribution and the tire industry.
Bradyn's experience with food and beverage companies also garnered him a spot on the 2020 Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain list as an influential leader whose achievements, hard work and vision have shaped and attained milestones in safety, efficiency, productivity and innovation throughout the global food supply chain.
To view the list of 2020 Pros to Know winners, visit Supply & Demand Chain Executive's website at www.sdcexec.com. Or, read about the Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award recipients in the March 2020 issue of Food Logistics or online at www.foodlogistics.com.