Wilmington, DE – February 23, 2016 – Arkieva, designer and provider of the Arkieva suite of Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) software tools for manufacturing companies, announced today that one of its clients, Bryce Treese, director of supply chain at Sunsweet Growers, has been recognized as a 2016 Practitioner Pro To Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive.
“Supply & Demand Chain Executive congratulates the 2016 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know recipients. The Pros to Know is a listing of exceptional corporate executives at manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises who are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges in the year ahead,” says Ronnie Garrett, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “We commend recipients for their achievements. Their accomplishments offer a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage the supply chain for competitive advantage. Their efforts in developing the tools, processes and a knowledge base for supply chain transformation, as well as in promoting new approaches to supply chain enablement, earned these individuals a rightful place in this year’s Pros to Know listing.”
Treese was nominated for is persistence in making Sunsweet’s supply chain more efficient. He takes everything into consideration, from making sure every item can be double stacked thereby insuring every cubic foot of a container is used, to constantly analyzing Sunsweet’s warehouse network to make sure they are located in the most efficient cities to service their customers.
“In an environment that is constantly changing and increasing in complexity, Bryce has succeeded to create a more collaborative platform and a more efficient supply chain,” said Sujit Singh, chief operating officer at Arkieva. “Efforts such as these are what we value and like to celebrate among our clients.”
Treese has held various positions within Sunsweet Growers, with experience in numerous supply chain leadership roles. As Treese would say, ““doing something you would do for free, if you didn’t need the money, is the ideal career.”
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Arkieva, founded in 1993, is the developer of Arkieva software solutions for global manufacturing supply chains. With headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, USA, and offices in Antwerp, Belgium, and Mangalore, India, Arkieva is positioned to support multi-national businesses around the world. Arkieva products enhance productivity and reduce operating costs in the supply chain, providing the full range of features necessary for effective Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP). Such major corporations as AkzoNobel, INEOS, Momentive, Driscoll’s, Corning, Sunsweet Growers, Certis, CF Industries, Linde, Gates and Messier-Bugatti-Dowty use Arkieva solutions. For more information, visit arkieva.com.
Sunsweet Growers Inc., established in 1917, has more than 95 years of experience and heritage in producing the highest quality dried fruits. The Yuba City, Calif.-based cooperative of 270+ grower/members is the worldwide leader in prunes and related products. The product portfolio includes a full line of dried fruits and juices, all designed to fit today’s need for healthy and convenient food choices.