VAI Receives 2020 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Supply Chain Award

December 9, 2020

Ronkonkoma, N.Y. – December 9, 2020VAI, a leading Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software developer and IBM Business Partner, announced that Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the only magazine in the supply chain industry covering the entire global supply chain, has selected VAI as a recipient of the SDCE Green Supply Chain Award for 2020. 

The Green Supply Chain Award recognizes companies making green or sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy and are working to achieve measurable sustainability goals within their own operations and supply chains. The award also recognizes providers of supply chain solutions and services assisting their customers in achieving measurable sustainability goals.

“This year’s 13th-annual award recognizes small, mid-size and large enterprises that leveraged green practices and solutions to further drive sustainable improvements in their supply chain,” says Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Supply & Demand Chain Executive and Food Logistics. “From software solutions to transportation management systems to several other initiatives designed to reduce carbon footprint and improve the re-use of materials, sustainability continues to rank as a key component to a stronger, safer and more efficient supply chain.”

VAI’s cloud-based S2K Enterprise software includes applications such as Warehouse Management, Supply & Demand Planning, and Mobile that enhance sustainability across the supply chain for distributors, manufactures, and specialty retailers. Servicing several industries, including hardgoods, food, and pharmaceutical, VAI’s solutions are equipped with green measures that save companies time, money, and resources, while also adding value to the bottom-line.

By leveraging VAI’s S2K Enterprise solutions, Concordance Healthcare, one of the largest independent healthcare distributors in the U.S., has streamlined purchasing processes and gained insight on inventory levels across all 20 locations. VAI’s technology enables Concordance to reduce excess inventory, transfer overstock to neighboring locations, track suppliers, and forecast future spending to help with budgeting, which all leads to a greener supply chain. 

“We are honored to be a recipient of Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s Green Supply Chain Award,” said Maggie Keller, director of business development at VAI. “Running green for many companies today is as crucial as operating lean. The cloud-based software applications of S2K Enterprise are designed to save companies time and money, and allocate company resources most efficiently - enabling a greener supply chain and a healthier planet, where everyone wins.”

Green Supply Chain Award 2020

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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 VAI

VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer, renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, retail, and service sectors. An IBM Gold Business Partner, VAI's software solutions are backed by a wealth of experience and a reputation for excellence that countless companies rely on. With specific ERP solutions for Hard Goods, Food, and Pharmaceutical companies, VAI has helped some of the most recognized companies address key industry requirements and deliver bottom-line results. VAI continues to innovate with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobility, and cloud technology to help customers make more informed business decisions and empower their mobile workforce. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY, with additional locations across the United States. For more information, visit www.vai.net.

For more information, please contact:

Diane Dady
VAI
631-619-4729
Bridget Devine
Walker Sands Communications
312-561-2492