The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Announces the 2018 Supply Chain Hall of Fame Inductees

Nashville, TN - (October 2, 2018) The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) names Michael Dell, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Dell Technologies, George Stephenson, civil and mechanical engineer, known as the "Father of Railways", Peter Drucker,management consultant, educator, and author, and Dr. John Gattorna, author, academic and principal of a Sydney-based specialist advisory business, Gattorna Alignment, the 2018 CSCMP Distinguished Service Award Winner, as the 2018 Supply Chain Hall of Fame inductees, honoring individuals that have made outstanding contributions to the supply chain discipline.

The Supply Chain Hall of Fame was first initiated in 2016, and the initial inductees included all past Distinguished Service Award winners, JB Hunt, founder of JB Hunt Transport Services Inc.; Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company; and Malcom McLean, developer of the modern intermodal shipping container. Inductees were chosen for their thought leadership, creation or advancement of innovative technologies, and overall contributions to supply chain management.
"CSCMP represents thousands of supply chain professionals across the world. The Supply Chain Hall of Fame allows us to recognize those who have been at the forefront of this growing, evolving, and ever-dynamic discipline, and to look towards those who will continue to shape it in the future. We are excited, proud of and honored by this year's recipients. Their accomplishments have made the world a better place, and we are grateful to be able to acknowledge such pioneers," said Rick Blasgen, CSCMP president and chief executive officer.

CSCMP's EDGE Conference is the largest of its kind for the supply chain management profession and is the only event representing the entire supply chain from end-to-end. This year's event featured over 30 hours of educational content, 25 hours of dedicated networking with leading professionals, and the highest caliber attendee profile in supply chain.

Since 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has been the preeminent worldwide professional association dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of research and knowledge on supply chain management. With CSCMP members located around the world, representing nearly all industry sectors, government, and academia, CSCMP members receive unparalleled networking opportunities, cutting-edge research, and online and on-site professional educational opportunities. CSCMP on social media: TwitterFacebookLinkedIn, and YouTube.

For more information, contact: 

Nichole Mumford 
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
333 East Butterfield Road, Suite 140
Lombard, Illinois 60148-5617 USA
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