Avnet, Inc. Named to 2013 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100

Avnet, Inc. Named to 2013 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100

Avnet is recognized for its leadership and supply chain expertise in a service field replacement unit project

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that the company has been named to the 2013 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100for its leadership and expertise in post-sales supply chain management. The Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 list recognizes organizations' leadership, as solution and service providers, in assisting the supply chain function and supply chain executives move toward supply chain excellence. More than 200 projects were submitted for the 2013 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100. Avnet's winning project addressed the service field replacement unit needs of a global customer. The project was managed by Wade McDaniel, vice president of solutions development at Avnet, and his team.

"Avnet earned this recognition from Supply & Demand Chain Executive because of the hard work the team provided to create a unique solution for a global customer," said Gerry Fay, chief global logistics and operations officer, Avnet, Inc. "Wade and his team developed a solution that provided important supply chain visibility for our customer. It enabled our customer to quickly receive replacement components in the field in a just-in-time manner, helping them accomplish their global supply chain challenge."

Companies listed on the 2013 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 are supply chain solution and service providers that are helping their customers and clients achieve supply chain excellence. They have produced measurable gains in ROI through cost-cutting and increased efficiency, whether in warehouse, transportation, procurement sourcing or any other category in the end-to-end supply chain.

The submissions were evaluated by the magazine's editorial staff, primarily based on:

  • Ambitiousness/scope of the project

  • Creative application of technologies/solutions/services used

  • Extent of the business results/impact

  • Clarity of submission

A complete listing of the 2013 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 is available on the Supply & Demand Chain Executive website at www.SDCExec.com.

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About Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. Visit us on the web at www.SDCExec.com.

About Avnet, Inc.

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 Company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Avnet generated revenue of $25.7 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

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