Demonstrating its continued dominance in developing and managing strategic supply chain solutions, Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, has recently garnered a number of industry accolades, including receiving an honorable mention in the "2016 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: High Tech" report1 and an APEX award for Publication Excellence for its Supply Chain Navigator thought leadership publication.
In addition to this year's Gartner recognition, which specifically acknowledged the value of Avnet's investments in planning and solution orchestration, Avnet's unique ability to deliver rapidly scalable, globally available and customized supply chain solutions earned the company the distinction of being the first technology distributor to ever be named to the Gartner Top 10 High Tech Supply Chain listing in 2014 and again in 2015. Avnet also manages large elements of the technology supply chains for many companies that are perennially recognized by Gartner for their supply chain excellence.
"Avnet's supply chain experts excel at creating new and innovative solutions for our customers, suppliers, and our internal teams to manage the ever-evolving needs and demands of today's global supply chains," said Wade McDaniel, vice president of solutions architecture, Avnet Velocity.
Also illustrating Avnet's vision of the power of supply chains to support and drive organizational growth, its Supply Chain Navigator thought leadership publication was recently named a 2016 winner of the APEX awards for Publication Excellence. Supply Chain Navigator provides the global community of supply chain professionals with practical tools and strategic insights they need to accelerate their organization's drive to success. Each issue is produced in collaboration with supply chain professionals experienced in managing complex global supply chains both upstream and downstream, as well as distinguished academics and prominent market analysts. To read the latest issue of Supply Chain Navigator, go online to http://scnavigator.avnet.com.
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