June 02, 2015 11:30 ET

AFFLINK Recognized in S&DCE's 100 Great Supply Chain Projects for 2015

TUSCALOOSA, AL--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 2015) - AFFLINK, a global leader in supply chain management, announced today that it has been recognized in the Supply & Demand Chain Executive's list of 100 Great Supply Chain Projects for 2015.

This year, the list honors leading supply chain solution and service providers who have demonstrated utmost leadership with assisting their clients in reaching supply chain excellence. According to the S&DCE Organization, "These companies are leaders who have produced measurable gains in ROI through cost-cutting and increased efficiency -- whether in warehouse, transportation, procurement sourcing and other categories in the end-to-end supply chain."

"Our eLev8® process enabled Zodiac Aerospace to uncover opportunities and implement new programs that resulted in immediate and ongoing supply chain savings," said Dennis Riffer, President and CEO of AFFLINK. "We are honored to have this initiative included in S&DCE's distinguished list of 100 Great Supply Chain Projects for 2015 in pursuit of our goal to develop innovative ways to reduce supply chain costs for all our clients."

The S&DCE judges evaluated the project submissions based on:

  • Ambitiousness and scope of each project
  • Creative application of technologies, solutions, and services used
  • Extent of the business results and impact, and
  • Clarity of each submission

AFFLINK's submission highlighted reducing supply chain costs for Zodiac Aerospace through their Performance for Growth Initiative. With the help of AFFLINK and the eLev8 process, Zodiac Aerospace showed a 17% savings across 14 of their North American manufacturing plants. The initiative spanned multiple categories, including Corrugated, Abrasives, Tape, Packaging, Poly Bags, Restroom Supplies, Safety/MRO, and Labels; allowing eLev8 to track down $634,900.00 in supply chain savings through product and process improvements. Zodiac Aerospace - Cabin and Structures successfully reached their target within seven months of the one-year program timeframe.

For more information on S&DCE's 100 Great Supply Chain Projects for 2015, please visit where you can view all 100 of this year's award recipients.

AFFLINK is a global leader in supply chain management, providing innovative process and procurement solutions that drive efficiencies in today's leading businesses. For more information about AFFLINK and its proprietary eLev8 process, visit

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