Barrett Distribution attended this year’s Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Global Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
2012 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Global Conference
Online PR News – 05-October-2012 –Barrett Distribution was honored to attend the 2012 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Global Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The CSCMP is a global professional association focused on distributing knowledge and research on logistics and supply chain management. The conference this year ran from September 30th to October 3rd and consisted of multiple sessions covering next-generation logistics issues and solutions. In attendance from Barrett were Senior Vice President, Scott Hothem, and Director of Customer Solutions, Mike LaTella.
“E-commerce fulfillment is a growing segment of our business,” said Mike LaTella, Director of Customer Solutions. “There were several fulfillment-related educational sessions which highlighted several interesting business case studies and industry best practices we hope to deploy in support of our growing Memphis fulfillment operations.”
One of Barrett’s strategic partners, Accutech,performed a demonstration of its apparel auto-bagger system, which provides incredible efficiencies for high-volume fulfillment of apparel, linens, and shoes. This is one example of how CSCMP provided networking opportunities with top global supply chain professionals to attendees. Barrett was able to meet with customers as well as its strategic vendor partners which support its network of fulfillment & distribution centers.
Barrett Distribution Centers, headquartered in Franklin, Massachusetts, and founded in 1941 as a single warehouse operation, has grown to serve a wide array of customers and industries with a network of 12 strategic distribution & fulfillment centers throughout the US. These facilities are designed to efficiently handle fast moving consumer goods for leaders and future leaders of the consumer electronics, chemical, food and beverage, and footwear and apparel sectors. Barrett provides both consumer direct fulfillment and retail channel delivery, with facilities and operations covering the East Coast, West Coast, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. For more, please visit www.barrettdistribution.com.