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Westfalia Technologies’ Dave Williams honored as a Provider Pro to Know 
Westfalia Technologies, Inc., provider of logistics solutions for plants, warehouses and distribution centers since 1992, announces that Dave Williams, director of software and solutions delivery, has been named a 2016 Provider Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. Out of more than 350 entries received, Williams was selected for his leadership in developing and implementing warehouse automation technologies that address clients’ supply chain challenges.   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 Provider Pros to Know list includes individuals from software firms, service providers, consultancies or academia who help their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet these challenges.   Dave Williams, director of software and solutions delivery, Westfalia Technologies, said, “From managing higher SKU levels, to accommodating for unreliable transportations services, to tracking and tracing inventory, manufacturers and distributors face numerous warehousing challenges. Automation technology, including warehouse execution systems (WES), gives these companies the ability to not only overcome these obstacles, but also to gain new operational efficiencies that deliver long-term benefits and cost savings.”  
 
With more than 15 years of experience, Williams spearheads Westfalia’s software and solutions delivery operations. In this role, Williams provides leadership and guidance for the design and implementation of solutions, including Westfalia’s WES, Savanna.NET®. Combining a warehouse management system (WMS) and warehouse control system (WCS) into a single application, Savanna.NET® helps direct, control and optimize internal material flow and order picking.   “Supply & Demand Chain Executive congratulates the 2016 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know recipients.
 
The Pros to Know is a listing of exceptional corporate executives at manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises who are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies' supply chains for the significant challenges in the year ahead,” said Ronnie Garrett, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “We commend recipients for their achievements. Their accomplishments offer a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage the supply chain for competitive advantage. 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.&rdquo

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