an innovator in big data/machine intelligence analytic solutions, supply
chain management software, and sensor technology, today announced that
it has selected Michael Jacobs as its newest Advisory Board member.
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Michael Jacobs, Savi Technology advisory board member and Senior VP of Supply Chain at Ferguson Enterprises (Photo: Business Wire)
Jacobs has spent more than 30 years immersed in logistics and supply
chain management, having worked with several multi-national corporations
in the retail, ecommerce, and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries.
He served as chief product officer and chief logistics officer at
Keurig, Inc. during a period of rapid growth. As senior vice president
of logistics at TOYS R US, Jacobs achieved an impressive 100 percent
increase in distribution center productivity. Today he is senior vice
president of supply chain at Ferguson Enterprises, the largest supplier
of plumbing materials and a major distributor of industrial products.
“We are aggressively growing Savi Technology’s product portfolio to
provide our customers with the most advanced supply chain solutions
available,” said Rich Carlson, CEO of Savi Technology. “As a renowned
expert in supply chain management, Michael’s experience as an innovative
leader will be critical in helping us capitalize on the market demand
for a smarter, more secure supply chain.”
Savi delivers live streaming facts and insights about the location,
condition and security of in-transit goods. Using big data and
analytics, Savi equips shippers, carriers, 3PLs and governments with
actionable insights to optimize supply chains before, during and after
transit, reducing costs and inventory while improving service. Savi is
trusted to support some of the world’s largest and most complex supply
chain networks for large CPG companies, Pharma, the US DoD and over a
dozen government agencies around the globe. To learn more, visit www.savi.com.
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