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Pine Brook, NJ, November 11, 2009 - Flash Global Logistics, the global leader in single source supply chain solutions for mission critical parts and products, today announced that the company has been selected by Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, as one of this year's recipients of the coveted 2009 Green Supply Chain Awards, highlighting companies that stand out for their projects to incorporate sustainability objectives into their own supply chains or to enable sustainability in their customers' supply chains.
"Even in the wake of the recession, 'sustainability' has become an essential focus for organizations that seek to maintain their competitive advantage, protect their market share and preserve their brand image," said Andrew K. Reese, editor, Supply & Demand Chain Executive. "Flash Global Logistics and the 2009 Green Supply Chain Awards highlight this paradigm shift and the role of the supply chain as a key enabler of sustainability."
"It's an honor to be recognized by an industry leader like Supply & Demand Chain Executive for such a distinguished award," said Jim van Leenen, CEO Flash Global Logistics. "Sustainability is not only key to the functionality of the supply chain, but to the overall survival of our planet. Flash Global Logistics is committed to doing its part, and more, to implement and promote sustainable and green activities."
The 2009 Green Supply Chain Awards recognizes companies that are taking steps to realize green or sustainable supply chain objectives within their own operations and/or supply chains, in the areas of Sourcing/Procurement, Fulfillment/Logistics, Operations, Product Lifecycle Management, and other areas of the supply chain. "As in the past, our goal with this year's 'Green Awards' is to highlight the range of approaches and solutions that companies are employing to address sustainability in the supply chain, and our readers can use this information as a baseline to assess their own efforts in this regard." Reese said.
The awards also recognize providers of supply chain solutions and services that are assisting their customers in meeting green or sustainable supply chain goals. "The corporate executives and line-of-business leaders who rely on our magazine want to know about the innovative offerings from the different supply chain solution and service providers that are enabling supply chain sustainability." Reese added.
Supply & Demand Chain Executive collected submissions for the 2009 Green Supply Chain Awards through an online nominations process. The magazine reviewed the submissions based on the clarity and content of the goals and strategy, the extent of the steps being taken, and the impact of the results to date and projected results.
From among the nominated companies, Supply & Demand Chain Executive selected those firms that stood out for their projects to incorporate sustainability objectives into their own supply chains or to enable sustainability in their customers' supply chains.
About Flash Global Logistics: Flash provides mission critical inventory management and engineers supply chain solutions for clients worldwide. Flash is headquartered in the U.S. and is incorporated in Germany and Brazil. The company's global capabilities and infrastructure span approximately 700 Forward Stocking Locations, 12 multi-client distribution centers, five command centers and several regional offices. Services include rapid setup and deployment for the global movement of critical parts and products, including IOR/EOR in approximately 85 countries, evaluation of in-country requirements, paperwork documentation/streamlining, minimization of customs clearance times, VAT deferment management and bonded warranty warehouses. Flash's blue chip client roster includes companies in high tech, healthcare, telecommunications, semiconductor, computer data storage and networking. With asset light network modeling for flexibility and maximum cost consideration for clients, Flash engineers solutions that map service applications directly to clients' requirements. For more information, please call 973.808.3360 or visit www.flashlogistics.com.
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