MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced today that Norman Brouillette, Ryder Vice President & General Manager of Technology and Healthcare, was named among Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine’s 2018 “Pros to Know” in the supply chain industry. The annual Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives, and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate.
Mr. Brouillette is responsible for providing the strategic vision, operational execution, and commercial leadership for the Technology and Healthcare industry verticals supporting Ryder’s Supply Chain Solutions. Over the past two decades at Ryder, he has led teams responsible for some of Ryder’s largest and most integrated customers. Amidst the “now economy,” one of the projects Mr. Brouillette is currently focused on is creating a network of facilities focused on cross-docking products produced at major distribution centers to ensure same or next day deliveries. With products closer to their customers at point of need, Ryder’s customers in the retail, technology, and consumer packaged goods industries can increase sales and pull margin back to themselves.
“Norman’s forward-thinking approach to everything he does plays a critical role in the industry-leading services we deliver,” said Steve Sensing, President of Global Supply Chain Solutions, Ryder. “His valuable contributions support Ryder’s commitment to deploying innovative technologies and implementing new processes that further create efficiencies and streamline operations for our customers. Norman is truly deserving of the ‘Pro to Know’ honor, and someone we are extremely proud to have on the Ryder team.”
This year’s list includes individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet these challenges—and more than 30 Practitioner Pros, who do the same within their own companies. Supply & Demand Chain Executive received more than 300 entries for the awards.
The full listing of the 2018 Pros to Know is available on Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s website at www.sdcexec.com.
Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company. Ryder’s stock (NYSE:R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the S&P MidCap 400® index. Ryder has been named among FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies, and has been recognized for its industry-leading practices in third-party logistics, environmentally-friendly fleet and supply chain solutions, and world-class safety and security programs. The Company is a proud member of the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information, visit www.ryder.com, and follow us on our Online Newsroom and social media pages: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.
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