Software Business Development Executive Joins Supply Chain Services

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Value Added Reseller of data collection solutions embarks on expansion of complementary offerings to satisfy customer demand. Creation of a new function to develop and grow partnerships with independent software vendors will play a central role in company growth strategy.

Supply Chain Services, a leading supplier of data collection solutions for the warehouse, distribution and manufacturing markets announced that Chase Hippen has joined the provider of barcode scanners, barcode printers, and rugged mobile computers as Software Business Development Director reporting to the CEO.

Hippen brings significant experience in complex software sales and channel management of software partners. Prior to joining Supply Chain Services, he provided sales and channel leadership for enterprise software companies including Infor® FourthShift and Batchmaster® enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. For those businesses he was responsible for development of sales and channel strategies to grow the adoption of ERP systems including SAP® Business One.

“The addition of a software business development director marks the beginning of a new strategy for Supply Chain Services,” stated Chip Emery, CEO of Supply Chain Services. “Chase brings us the expertise to enable the growth of Supply Chain Services through the transformation to a full-scale solution provider.”

Hippen’s 12 years of manufacturing software and channel management experience will be instrumental in developing a portfolio of software that complements the company’s existing data collection equipment business and addresses customer needs. Through these strategic partnerships, current solution offerings will be expanded—providing more value to customers.    

Supply Chain Services is a full service provider of barcode systems and data collection solutions. The company specializes in designing and implementing rugged mobile computer, barcode scanner, barcode printer, and wireless network infrastructures to support supply chain processes within warehousing, manufacturing, and distribution organizations. Supply Chain Services is located in Stillwater, Minnesota and has over 2000 customers across North America. For more information, visit


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