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Raymond receives Supply & Demand Chain Executives SDCE 100 award

Supply & Demand Chain Executive has selected The Raymond Corporation as a recipient of an SDCE 100 Award for 2020. Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s SDCE 100 award spotlights and celebrates successful or innovative projects that deliver bottom-line value to small, medium, and large enterprises across the range of supply chain functions. 

Raymond earned this recognition for their work with Broome-Tioga Workforce New York addressing the need for more skilled warehouse labor at community distribution centers. The program included working with SUNY Broome Community College and Broome-Tioga BOCES, to create a holistic educational experience that included Raymond’s Virtual Reality Simulator that offers engaging, hands-on learning for a more prepared workforce. 

Program participants embraced the virtual reality platform, saying that it offered them a more engaging and realistic experience before performing on the job site. This type of interactive education and challenge pushed the participants to do better and learn from each other’s experiences.