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Supply & Demand Chain Executive Releases Annual List of Supply Chain’s Top Professionals

Holland, Mich. – April 3, 2017 – BluJay Solutions, a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network, is pleased to announce Supply & Demand Chain Executive selected two employees as 2017 Pros to Know in the supply chain industry.

The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives, and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises, that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate. This year’s list includes more than 200 individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet these challenges-and more than 40 Practitioner Pros, who do the same within their own companies.

John Hamelink, an account manager for BluJay’s Logistics as a Service department, has worked in transportation for 29 years. He is responsible for driving continuous improvement, best practices, and maximizing value for several customers utilizing BluJay Solutions’ technology platforms.

Tara Buchler, Implementation Manager for BluJay, has 12 years of experience in manufacturing, warehousing, transportation management, and TMS implementations. She is responsible for successful Transportation Management software implementations, while also leveraging technology, business intelligence, and supply chain experience to deliver value to BluJay’s Logistics as a Service customers.

“We are proud to have John and Tara recognized for their industry expertise and demonstrated commitment to customer success,” said BluJay CEO Doug Braun. “They exemplify the type of best-in-class customer experience we provide our 7,500 customers worldwide.”

Supply & Demand Chain Executive congratulates the 2017 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know recipients. Their accomplishments offer a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage the supply chain for competitive advantage,” said Ronnie Garrett, Editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “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.”

Supply & Demand Chain Executive received more than 300 entries for the 2017 Pros to Know Awards.

Check out Supply & Demand Chain Executive‘s website at for the full list of all of the 2017 Pros to Know and Practitioner Pros winners.


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