Supply & Demand Chain Executive Announces the 2018 Pros to Know
Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, announced the 17th annual listing of the 2018 Pros to Know in the supply chain industry. Denny McKnight, President of Tompkins International has been selected as a Provider Pro to Know. Supply & Demand Chain Executive is a leading B2B publication.
The 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. This year’s list includes the 2018 Provider Pros to Know—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 Practitioner Pros, who do the same within their own companies. Supply & Demand Chain Executive received more than 300 entries for the 2018 Pros to Know Awards.
“Denny McKnight’s years of experience, extensive supply chain knowledge, along with the many large projects he has implemented and completed successfully, gaining profitability for numerous companies, makes him an excellent selection for the Provider Pros to Know. He has been at the forefront of helping to create a response to the digital disruptions that are hindering the supply chain today.” Jim Tompkins, CEO of Tompkins International.
McKnight is an expert in global distribution strategy focusing on logistics, warehousing / distribution, and Warehouse Management Systems (WMS). McKnight has spent much of his 30 plus year career in supply chain optimization. McKnight’s practical engineering expertise has helped companies such as Advance Auto Parts, Apria Healthcare, Armstrong World Industries, ARAMARK, Aritzia, Bristol Myers-Squibb, Chico’s FAS, Bare Escentuals, Harbor Freight Tools, Hot Topic, Hanesbrands, Quiksilver, Ford Motor Company, Fisher Scientific, DuPont, Levi Strauss & Co., Restoration Hardware, Sole Technology, The Honest Company, WEA, Hollywood Entertainment, Candle Corporation of America, Peter Millar, Polo Ralph Lauren, Williams-Sonoma, ToysRus.com, Nissan, Vans, Volcom, 99 Cents Only Stores, and the U.S. Federal Government, attain peak performance. McKnight has extensive experience leading large-scale project initiatives in facility re-engineering, Greenfield site development / fit-up, and WMS selection and implementation.
Mr. McKnight stated, “I am honored to be recognized as a Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. My career in supply chain consulting has been extremely gratifying, as the rate of change in our industry forces us to continue to innovate year after year. I have had the good fortune to work for the leading supply chain consulting and integration firm, allowing me to collaborate with many of the world’s leading brands.”
“Supply & Demand Chain Executive congratulates the 2018 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know recipients. The Pros to Know is a listing of exceptional corporate executives at manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises who are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges in the year ahead,” says John Yuva, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “We commend this year’s recipients for their achievements in supply chain and for paving the way for the next generation of exceptional supply chain leaders. This year’s recipients embody the commitment to transformative supply chain tools and processes, earning these individuals a rightful place in this year’s Pros to Know listing.”