Supply & Demand Chain Executive names Three Chainalytics Experts 2016 Pros to Know

Top supply chain industry professionals listing includes Mike Eaton, Darren Jorgenson and Kirk Waldrop

Atlanta, GA (February 29, 2016) – Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics and market intelligence, today announced that Mike Eaton, Darren Jorgenson and Kirk Waldrop have been recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine as 2016 Pros to Know. Now in its sixteenth year, the annual list recognizes top supply chain industry leaders who have made significant contributions to the supply chain community and are leading initiatives to help businesses transform their supply chains into a competitive advantage in today’s challenging global business climate.

Award winner Mike Eaton, a principal and leader in Chainalytics’ Transportation competency,  has over 30 years of transportation operations and optimization experience serving customers to improve their overall transportation operations and transportation cost, and helps to improve their ever-increasing service demands.

Darren Jorgenson is a principal and leader of Chainalytics’ Packaging Optimization competency. With over 15 years of supply chain experience, he works with clients to assess how packaging affects their supply chain to help reduce freight costs, increase warehouse efficiencies, improve product handling, and reduce labor costs.

Kirk Waldrop is vice president and leader of Chainalytics’ Supply Chain Operations competency.  He manages a team that works to help clients realize that improvements in logistics and supply chain operations can lower costs by increasing the productivity of resources and capital investments while improving customer service.

For this year’s awards, Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine selected Eaton, Jorgenson and Waldrop from a field of more than 350 candidate entries. “The entire team at Chainalytics congratulates Mike Eaton, Darren Jorgensen and Kirk Waldrop on their selection as 2016 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know,” said Chainalytics  President and CEO Mike Kilgore. “We are very proud to announce that Chainalytics now has 13 Pros to Know across the business.”

The entire 2016 Pros to Know winners list will be published in the March 2016 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine and online thereafter.

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