Allan Dow, Karin Bursa, Josh Stephens and Henry Canitz Recognized for their Roles in Elevating the Influence of Supply Chain
ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#SupplyChain–Logility, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions, is pleased to announce Allan Dow, president, Karin Bursa, executive vice president, Josh Stephens, vice president, global services, and Henry Canitz, director of product marketing, were each named by Supply & Demand Chain Executive as 2019 Provider Pros to Know. Each is recognized for their commitment to helping shape the future of supply chain.
Leading with an eye towards innovation and digital transformation, Allan Dow is helping companies around the world understand how supply chain excellence can significantly transform their businesses and accelerate new opportunities to drive more profitable growth. Under his leadership, Logility is at the forefront of supply chain innovation, delivering advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to accelerate the product concept to customer availability business cycle.
Karin Bursa has a keen pulse on the industry and is often sought to help companies enact change and stimulate critical thinking on their vision of the future of supply chain and retail planning. In addition to her close collaboration with Logility customers, Ms. Bursa is passionate about helping build excitement of supply chain within the university system. Her work with several universities, including Auburn University and the University of Tennessee, helps rising supply chain professionals understand the career possibilities available and apply their education to solve real world opportunities.
Josh Stephens is focused on helping Logility customers transform their supply chain operations into centers of excellence (COE). His hands on approach and focus on quality helps companies leverage their Logility-powered digital supply chains to accelerate innovation and grow more profitably. As a former supply chain practitioner, Mr. Stephens has helped develop a world-class services team at Logility that goes beyond software implementation to foster close relationships with customers to help them boost business performance along their unique supply chain journeys.
Henry Canitz helps practitioners understand how they can harness the latest innovations in AI and advanced analytics to sense and respond to new opportunities and unplanned events, accelerate speed to market and deliver unrivaled levels of customer service. A frequent presenter at industry events and contributor to periodicals and The Voyager Blog, Mr. Canitz brings more than 25 years of supply chain experience to help companies gain tangible benefits through the use of Logility’s innovative digital supply chain capabilities.
“Every year we receive more submissions from outstanding supply chain leaders. It’s evidence of the growth in the supply chain profession as well as the importance of the profession within companies. Supply & Demand Chain Executive congratulates the 2019 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know recipients. Our Pros to Know listing showcases the leaders and innovators shaping the profession and making substantial impact on their companies,” says John Yuva, editor for Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “We commend this year’s recipients for their achievements in supply chain and for paving the way for the next generation of exceptional supply chain leaders. This year’s recipients embody the commitment to transformative supply chain tools and processes, earning these individuals a rightful place in this year’s Pros to Know listing.”
“It is a privilege to be recognized alongside Karin Bursa, Josh Stephens and Henry Canitz by the editors of Supply & Demand Chain Executive,” said Allan Dow, president, Logility. “Companies face tremendous pressure to accelerate their time to value and transform their digital supply chain capabilities to deliver new insights and drive customer service improvements, product profitability and overall growth. I am proud to work closely with every member of the Logility team as we help companies overcome their supply chain challenges and seize new opportunities.”
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. This year’s list includes the 2019 Provider Pros to Know—individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet these challenges—and Practitioner Pros, who do the same within their own companies. Supply & Demand Chain Executive received more than 500 entries for the 2019 Pros to Know Awards.
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Accelerating the digital supply chain from product concept to customer delivery, Logility helps companies seize new opportunities, sense and respond to changing market dynamics and more profitably manage their complex global businesses. Logility Voyager Solutions™ leverage an innovative blend of artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced analytics to automate planning, accelerate cycle times, increase precision, improve operating performance, break down business silos and deliver greater visibility. Logility’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based platform transforms sales and operations planning (S&OP) and integrated business planning (IBP) processes; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; global sourcing; quality and compliance management; product life cycle management; supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; and retail merchandise planning, assortment and allocation. Logility customers include Big Lots, Fender Musical Instruments, Husqvarna Group, Parker Hannifin, Verizon Wireless, and VF Corporation. Logility is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA), named one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America by Forbes. To learn how Logility can help you make smarter decisions faster, visit www.logility.com.
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