Accellos Earns 2013 Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Magazine recognizes companies making green, or sustainability, a core part of their supply chain strategy.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – November 18, 2013 – Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, today announced their inclusion in the 2013 Green Supply Chain Awards article by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s Green Supply Chain Awards recognize small, mid-size and large enterprises that have leveraged a variety of sustainable approaches—including technology, strategies and solutions—that companies are employing, and spotlights concrete results that many of these leaders witness due to their sustainable efforts. The award was given based on case studies of Accellos customers. The featured customers include Transportation and Logistical Services, Inc. of Atlanta, GA and Sona Enterprises of Santa Fe Springs, CA. Transportation and Logistical Services, Inc. is running Accellos’ Prophesy DispatchSeries transportation management software (TMS), while Sona Enterprises runs AccellosOne Warehouse Management System (WMS).
The 2013 Green Supply Chain Awards recognize companies making green or sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy, and are working to achieve measurable sustainability goals within their own operations and/or supply chains, in the areas of Sourcing/Procurement, Fulfillment/Logistics, Operations, Product Lifecycle Management, and other areas of the supply chain. The awards also recognize providers of supply chain solutions and services assisting their customers in achieving measurable sustainability goals. Submissions were judged based on the clarity and content of the goals and strategy (30 percent), the extent of the steps being taken (30 percent), the impact of the results to date and projected results (30 percent), and the form and presentation of the information submitted (10 percent). Supply & Demand Chain Executive received almost 100 entries for the 2013 Green Supply Chain Award.
“We’re delighted and gratified to be included in this year’s Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s Green Supply Chain Awards,” stated Ross Elliott, EVP/CTO, Accellos, Inc. “It shows that the underlying principles of our software are being put to use in the field to save our customers money, as well as positively impact the environment.”
What customers are saying about Accellos’ sustainable products:
“Prophesy’s integration to SaferWatch™ is incredible. As soon as a carrier calls we know all of their information. We are consistently able to make secure and educated decisions because of this solution. To add, the scanning and rendition billing solution has really cut down on time and paper use; it’s a huge cost saver,” said Jason King, President, Transportation and Logistical Services, Inc.
“Thanks to AccellosOne WMS, the warehouse is well organized and our pickers work fast and error-free by following instructions on their handheld screens. The software is definitely having a major effect on Sona’s business,” explained Sudeep Patel, IT Expert, Sona Enterprises.
The article will appear online at http://www.sdcexec.com and in the December 2013 print edition of Supply & Demand Chain Executive.
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About Transportation and Logistical Services, Inc.
TLS was founded in 2003 by Jason King and is located in Birmingham, Alabama. TLS prides itself in having a strong presence in the industry as well as having a solid commitment to its customers. TLS is a purely third party, non-asset based organization that has expanded over time to offer expedited, intermodal, and LTL services to the entire United States and Canada from a single company location.
About Sona Enterprises
Sona Enterprises is a wholesale/ distribution company founded by Sudhir and Sadhana Mundhra in 1991 from the family’s garage. Today, Sona Enterprises operates out of an office located in Santa Fe Springs, California and runs a warehousing and distribution center of some 60,000 square feet with a 10 person staff that order, receive, store, and ship an eclectic array of imported hobby and sports related merchandise as well as pens and jewelry, flashlights, power tools, cutlery, camping and emergency equipment, and more to a diverse retail community of some 3,000 outlets across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.