ATLANTA (Sept. 19, 2023) – FORTNA, a leading automation and software company for the full logistics value chain, today announced that Cheryl Falk, SVP, Marketing Communications and Demand Generation, has been honored with a 2023 Women in Supply Chain award by Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive.
“This is a well-deserved honor for Cheryl, who has been a marketing leader for more than 25 years – all in the highly competitive and ever-changing supply chain industry,” said Robert McKeel, Chief Executive Officer, FORTNA. “Cheryl is a talented leader who is not only at the forefront of innovation in her industry but who has empowered and encouraged women throughout her career.”
This year, Supply & Demand Chain Executive received over 400 submissions, the highest number of applications in the history of the process.
“While there’s still more work to be done, what we’re doing is working. From truck drivers to CEOs, what these winners are doing matters to the future of all supply chains,” said Marina Mayer, Editor-in-Chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive.
“Women have been making a significant impact in supply chain management, contributing to the growth and innovation of the industry,” adds Sarah Barnes-Humphrey, founder of Let’s Talk Supply Chain podcast and Blended Pledge project, both exclusive sponsors of the Women in Supply Chain award. “As more women join the supply chain workforce, they bring diverse perspectives that can help address complex supply chain problems and improve global supply chain operations.”
To view the full list of winners, visit foodl.me/fdx1zi
. Recipients will be honored at this year’s Women in Supply Chain Forum set to take place Nov. 14-15, 2023, in Atlanta.
reaches more than 26,000 supply chain executives in the global food and beverage industries, including executives in the food sector (growers, producers, manufacturers, wholesalers and grocers) and the logistics section (transportation, warehousing, distribution, software and technology) who share a mutual interest in the operations and business aspects of the global cold food supply chain. Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the only supply chain publication covering the entire global supply chain, focusing on trucking, warehousing, packaging, procurement, risk management and professional development.
FORTNA partners with the world’s leading brands to transform omnichannel and parcel distribution operations. Known world-wide for enabling companies to keep pace with digital disruption and growth objectives, we design and deliver solutions, powered by intelligent software, to optimize fast, accurate and cost-effective order fulfillment and last mile delivery. Our people, innovative approach and proprietary algorithms and tools ensure optimal operations design and material and information flow. We deliver exceptional value every day to our customers with comprehensive services and products including network strategy, distribution center operational design and implementation, material handling automated equipment, robotics and a comprehensive suite of lifecycle services. Visit www.fortna.com