The Port of Los Angeles empowers women in the transportation industry

Two Port of Los Angeles executives were recognized by WTS Los Angeles (formerly known as the Women’s Transportation Seminar) for their outstanding leadership in promoting and advocating gender diversity in the global transportation industry. Chief Harbor Engineer Dina Aryan- Zahlan was named WTS-Los Angeles 2022 Woman of the Year. The award recognizes a female transportation … Read more

AutoStore appoints Mats Hovland Vikse as new CEO

Through SCMR staff · November 17, 2022 AutoStore Holdings Ltd. announces the appointment of current Chief Revenue Officer Mats Hovland Vikse as CEO effective January 1, 2023. Current CEO Karl Johan Lier will retire as part of an orderly and planned transition. Lier will be with AutoStore until March 2023. Under Lier’s leadership as CEO … Read more

Erin Horvath appointed UNFI’s new Chief Supply Chain Transformation Officer

Erin Horvath has been appointed Chief Supply Chain Transformation Officer at United Natural Foods, UNFI. In this new corporate role, Horvath will work cross-functionally to build UNFI’s transformation agenda and future capabilities, drive value creation for shareholders and create an enhanced experience for customers and suppliers. She will report to Sandy Douglas, CEO of UNFI. … Read more

Supply chain salary and career report shows minimal impact of major resignation

Through SCMR staff October 17, 2022 The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) has published the results of its 2022 Supply Chain Salary and Career Report. The annual survey found that supply chains were minimally impacted by the Great Resignation. According to the report, 14% of respondents found a new job, just 2% more than … Read more

AFS Logistics launches scholarship program for students pursuing a career in logistics

Through SCMR staff · November 7, 2022 AFS Logistics announces a new scholarship program that offers financial support, full-time career experience and mentoring to young talent pursuing a career in logistics. In addition to tuition, book and lab fees for two courses per semester covered by AFS Logistics, scholars learn the logistics business from experienced … Read more

AFS Logistics appoints Micheal McDonagh as President of Parcel

Through SCMR staff · October 26, 2022 AFS Logistics announces Micheal McDonagh as President of Parcel. McDonagh has over 15 years of pricing and logistics experience, including nearly 10 years with FedEx. As President of Parcel at AFS, McDonagh will focus on pricing, strategy and customer experience to increase the efficiency and profitability of the … Read more

MassRobotics is opening applications for the third Jumpstart Fellowship program

Through SCMR staff · November 3, 2022 Following a successful pilot run of the MassRobotics Jumpstart Fellowship Program and a second successful year of growth, applications for the third cohort are now open until November 20th. Empower them with technical skills and build their professional networks through direct contact with industry experts. All female high … Read more