Kudos and congratulations: October 11, 2022

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by Emily Atkins

2022 Supply Chain Hall of Fame

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has named Beth Ford, president and CEO of Land O’Lakes, Inc., and Masao Nishi as 2022 Supply Chain Hall of Fame Inductees. The CSCMP Hall of Fame was first initiated in 2016 to recognize individuals for outstanding contributions to supply chain and serving as role models to supply chain students, young professionals, budding entrepreneurs and career supply chain professionals.

CSCMP 2022 Teaching Innovation Award

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) awarded the 2022 Teaching Innovation Award to Amy David of Purdue University, for the submission entitled: Management Students Create Visual Art: A Novel Approach to Introducing Supply Chain Ethics at CSCMP’s Academic Research Symposium on September 18, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee. Within CSCMP’s Academic Research Symposium, organizers devote an academic track to supply chain management teaching innovation and pedagogy. From these submissions, the Editorial Review Panel awards the submission with the largest impact on students and instruction within the field of supply chain and logistics.


FourKites announced the recipients of its annual Golden Kite Awards, which recognize companies that are using the FourKites platform to achieve results in five categories: Enterprise Collaboration, Improved Customer Experience, End-to-End Optimization, Supply Chain Agility and Green Earth. This year’s Golden Kite Award winners are Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Bayer, Land O’Lakes, ArrowStream and Cardinal Health.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation received the Golden Kite Award for Collaboration for streamlining the appointment scheduling process across 16 distribution centres and production plants to improve productivity and ensure on-time deliveries. By scheduling approximately 1,200 appointments per month (60 per day) in FourKites’ Appointment Manager solution, Kimberly-Clark has been able to eliminate 300 emails and save 480 minutes per day.

Bayer received the Golden Kite Award for Improved Customer Experience. Bayer has been using FourKites to obtain more visibility across its product delivery, especially in the area of last-mile visibility to enhance the customer experience.

Land O’Lakes received the Golden Kite Award for End-to-End Optimization. The agriculture leader is leveraging FourKites for prompt visibility among its smaller carriers in rural areas.

ArrowStream, which manages freight for many of the top restaurant chains in the country, won the Golden Kite Award for Supply Chain Agility.

Cardinal Health received the Golden Kite Award for Green Earth.