Rick-Milligan_LGInmar Supply Chain Solutions Director honored by Food Logistics Magazine

Food Logistics Magazine has named Rick Milligan, Director, Supply Chain Solutions, Inmar Supply Chain Network, to its 2016 industry superlative list, “Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain.”

The award was conceived as a way to recognize influential individuals and organizations in the food/beverage industry whose achievements, hard work and vision have shaped and continue to attain milestones in safety, efficiency, productivity and innovation throughout the global food supply chain.

“Our industry benefits from the vision and dedication of early pioneers and contemporary entrepreneurs alike who understand the uniquely integrated relationship between people and the global food supply chain,” notes Lara L. Sowinski, editor-in-chief at Food Logistics. “…This award is Food Logistics’ way of celebrating the talented trailblazers and inspirational mentors whose work deserves acknowledgement and appreciation.”

Rick is well-known to many of Inmar’s supply chain clients. Having worked with some of the country’s largest brand companies, he consults with clients to identify supply chain improvement opportunities and deliver the insights and analysis necessary to assist clients with root-cause identification and unsaleables reduction.

Through his decades of experience, Rick’s has devoted his entire career to product packaging and supply chain optimization. In his work with some of the food industry’s largest manufacturers, he has facilitated major supply-chain improvements that have had far-reaching impacts beyond those companies, bringing value to retailers and manufacturers alike. His expertise has resulted in many millions of dollars saved and labor hours reduced.

Rick holds a Bachelor of Science in Packaging from Michigan State University. He is a member of the Institute of Packaging Professionals, the Michigan State University Packaging Alumni Association and serves as Inmar’s representative to Food Management Institute (FMI) Industry Collaboration Council.

Got a supply chain question for Rick? Email him at Rick.Milligan@inmar.com

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