Blue Ridge Executives Named Pros to Know for Supply Chain Planning Innovations

Greg White and Rod Daugherty recognized as industry leaders by Supply & Demand Chain Executive

ATLANTA, Ga. March 1, 2017 - Blue Ridge, provider of comprehensive, cloud-native supply chain planning solutions and a Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader in the Supply Chain Planning System of Record, today announced that Greg White, president and Rod Daugherty, vice president of product strategy have been named by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine as 2017 Pros to Know, a listing of top supply and demand chain industry professionals.  This is White’s fourth consecutive time on the list, and the third consecutive award for Daugherty.

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White and Daugherty are recognized for supply chain planning innovations that enable retailers and distributors to manage the unique dynamics of providing finished goods directly to their customers with unprecedented forecasting precision.

“We’re honored to have Greg and Rod recognized as Pros to Know again for 2017,” said Jim Byrnes, CEO at Blue Ridge. “Their vision drives the strategy for our advanced technology that enables organizations to define specific supply chain goals and automatically receive an optimized plan, with precise actions to reduce costs, improve service levels and increase profitability.”

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.

For the full list of all of the 2017 Pros to Know and Practitioner Pros winners, visit Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s website at www.sdcexec.com

About Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. Visit us on the web at www.SDCExec.com.

About Blue RIdge

Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning and Price Optimization solutions empower distributors and retailers to tap into undiscovered margin through enterprise-wide inventory intelligence, automation and synchronization. Blue Ridge uniquely combines demand forecasting with pricing strategy, so that businesses can proactively understand the unpredictable and allocate the right inventory – right-priced across the entire mix – to accelerate top- and bottom-line results. In a world where the only constant is change, Blue Ridge provides more certainty, more speed, and more assurance – so companies can see the why behind the buy, and respond faster to the unexpected. That’s why major retailers and distributors rely on Blue Ridge for a more foreseeable future. For more information, go to www.blueridgeglobal.com