Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 21, 2010
Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for midsized industrial manufacturers, announced that it was just named to the ninth-annual listing of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100.
Nine years ago, Supply & Demand Chain Executive announced its first "100" list of supply chain solution providers, consultants and other organizations that were helping lead the way in transforming companies' supply and demand chains. This year the magazine focused the criteria for its "100" feature on supply chain excellence and preparing the supply chain for the post-recessionary return to growth.
Prime Advantage has continually leveraged the strategic sourcing and procurement component of the supply chain as an opportunity to identify cost savings for its member companies. Since 1997, Prime Advantage has paid more than $90 million in rebates and discounts to its manufacturing industry members. By leveraging the purchasing power of more than 700 manufacturers, Prime Advantage’s approach for small and midsized manufacturers has been proven in both good economic times and bad.
"As the economy makes tentative steps toward recovery and growth, our readers are turning to Supply & Demand Chain Executive to learn about solutions and best practices for enabling business expansion through supply chain excellence," said Andrew K. Reese, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. "With this year's Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100, we highlight a broad range of supply chain solution and service providers that are helping to position their customers for the 'New Normal' economic environment."
Supply & Demand Chain Executive has identified leading providers of supply chain services and technologies who are customers/clients achieve supply chain excellence and prepare their supply chains for the post-recessionary return to growth. Based on submissions to the "100" from end users and solution providers, the editorial staff of the magazine has compiled a list of leading supply and demand chain innovators.
"Our goal with this year's '100,' as in the past, is to highlight a broad range of solutions and services targeted at a variety of industries, addressing the needs of companies of varying sizes, and assisting in the transformation of a diverse mix of the functions that make up the supply chain," added Reese.
After receiving nomination forms, the Supply & Demand Chain Executive editorial staff identified applicants that best fit the stated criteria for the "100." Final recipients are featured in the cover story of the May/June 2010 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive, as well as online at http://www.SDCExec.com/SDCE100.