SOURCE: Chainalytics


March 20, 2013 09:35 ET

Tom Blanck of Chainalytics Named a 2013 Pro to Know

Leading Business Magazine Presents 13th Annual Listing of Top Supply Chain Professionals

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Mar 20, 2013) - Chainalytics, a leading supply chain research, analytics, and consulting firm focused on enabling fact-based supply chain decisions, announced today that Tom Blanck, principal and leader of its Packaging Optimization Practice, has been named a 2013 Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) is an international B2B publication that provides mission-critical editorial to address the issues and challenges of the supply chain.

SDCE's Provider Pros to Know listing recognizes individuals at software firms and consultancies as well as those in academia who have helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet the significant challenges in the year ahead.

"The number of issues that can present themselves in one's business truly run the gamut," said Barry Hochfelder, Editor, Supply & Demand Chain Executive. "It's not always initially clear as to how broad the scale of the supply chain and its challenges really is. If there are those present in the industry who are working to overcome such issues and grow the global supply chain at the same time, they should get the recognition they deserve for their achievements."

"Tom's commitment and dedication to elevating the role of packaging in the supply chain has resulted in his recognition as a trusted partner and thought leader," says Mike Kilgore, president and CEO of Chainalytics. "Under Tom's leadership, Chainalytics' Packaging Optimization practice continuously leverages in-house and industry-wide innovations to consistently deliver packaging solutions to clients which optimize complex trade-offs across cost, customer service, and sustainability."

The complete 2013 Pros to Know listing is available in both the print and online versions of Supply & Demand Chain Executive's March issue.

About Chainalytics
Chainalytics is a recognized leader in supply chain intelligence, analytics, and advisory services. Through a unique combination of best practice knowledge, exclusive benchmarking research, and advanced decision sciences tools and techniques, Chainalytics empowers fact-based decision making in the areas of Supply Chain Design, SIOP (Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning), Logistics Operations, Transportation, Service Supply Chain, and Packaging Optimization. Chainalytics targets enterprises with a high degree of complexity created by their unique combination of scale, variability, and geography. With locations in North America and Asia, Chainalytics serves companies globally in a borderless fashion. To learn more, visit

About Supply & Demand Chain Executive
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