Associated recognized as 2016 Supply Chain Segment Leader

 Ferrara Candy Company has named Associated the 2016 Supply Chain Segment Leader at their Supplier Innovation Summit.

“We place a high degree of value on our relationship with Ferrara and are humbled to be recognized as the 2016 Supply Chain Segment Leader for Ferrara’s North American Operations.  Thank you to Ferrara for trusting Associated to provide integrated supply chain solutions that helped optimize your space for growth.”  Brandon Hodge, General Manager for Associated’s Chicagoland Operations.

Associated has been Ferrara’s preferred vendor partner for over 10 years and provided them with a wide array of solutions that have created efficiencies and helped to optimize 6 of Ferrara’s Distribution Centers.  These solutions included; Facility Design and Layouts, Space Optimization, and Material Handling Equipment with Comprehensive Maintenance Programs as well as other cost-saving solutions.