This week, Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chain, revealed the winners of its 2021 Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award. Among the influential individuals honored this year, Ryan Hammer, Corporate Senior Vice President and President, Quality Custom Distribution, received recognition for his achievements, hard work, and vision that have helped shape the global cold food supply chain.
“These professionals are making waves in an industry upended by the global pandemic. Whether it’s pivoting into a different channel or implementing emerging technologies, these supply chain leaders prove that hard work pays off,” says Marina Mayer, Editor-in-Chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “These winners collaborated, optimized, developed, educated and played a critical role in the survival and success of their company amid a global pandemic. I am honored to recognize these individuals and continue to extend my utmost gratitude to everyone in the cold food supply chain industry for their time, efforts and innovations to keep food moving through the chain in a safe and efficient manner.”
In the March 2021 print issue of Food Logistics, this year’s list includes individuals from software providers, consultancies, and academia, trucking and transportation firms, grocery retail and delivery outlets, and more, who have succeeded in safety, efficiency, productivity, and innovation.