(PRWEB) June 18, 2014
“Karen has a rich and deep background in fixture and display logistics; she has truly been a leader in the field.” stated Beltmann Integrated Logistics COO Marc Van Kley. Karen Galena, who joined our team in April of this year, is the new Director of Business Development. The decision and announcement come as no surprise, considering the experience Galena has developed during her career. Karen graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Material Logistics Management. She also holds an MBA from the University of Detroit.
For over 28 years, Karen Galena has been a name to know in industry organizations. She was the first female President of CSCMP’s Chicago Roundtable and has experience with both hands on operations as well as managing the “Hidden Supply Chain” for many retailers. Her focus on the “Hidden Supply Chain” has put her in the ideal position to help companies improve their business practices, reduce costs, and improve service.
Van Kley highlighted her experience and talked about what that experience can do for Beltmann Integrated Logistics. “I couldn’t be more excited about what she brings to our organization as we continue to build our leadership position in working with retailers and fixture manufacturers to add speed and value to the process of fixture deployment and recovery.”
Due to her experience with hands on operations, Karen Galena is perfectly poised to strategize and improvise in unique ways. She is skilled at bridging the gap between strategy and innovation, taking technological improvements in stride, and incorporating the best options for each industry. Her approach is educational, allowing complete implementation without the inefficiencies of poor training. She is skilled at teaching organizations how to implement her initiatives and any required new technology to ensure that each change is successful. Karen Galena’s role at Beltmann Logistics will include designing specific solutions for their specialized, complex supply chains.
Supply chain management has turned into a big industry, specialized companies like Beltmann Integrated Logistics create customized, complete, efficient, and cost-effective solutions. Beltmann Integrated Logistics focuses on retail, healthcare, asset recovery, transportation and FF&E (furniture, fixtures, and equipment) for the hospitality industry.
Beltmann Integrated Logistics already has an excellent reputation in the world of logistics due to their flexibility, service performance and customer focus. They offer many of the top-notch services, which include everything from project planning and management to final mile delivery and installation. They also use a proprietary web-based technology tool to allow order tracking and management, including customizable reporting features. Their complete line of logistics services are available locally, nationally, as well as internationally.
Beltmann Integrated Logistics welcomes aboard Karen Galena as a way to add yet another forward thinking member to their team. Their message is consistently towards the future, and Galena is at the forefront of logistics and supply chain management.
Karen’s experience in a broad range of industries such as retail, automotive, food, pharmaceutical, service parts and beauty care make her an ideal addition to Beltmann Integrated Logistics.
For more information about Beltmann Integrated Logistics, please visit BeltmannLogistics.com.