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Choice Logistics Technology Leader Wins Supply Chain Award

Choice Logistics, Inc., the leading provider of critical service parts logistics, announced today that Robert Bacchi, Senior Vice President of Information Services, was named a Supply & Demand Chain Executive Provider “Pro to Know.” Bacchi was nominated for spearheading initiatives in transportation management, business intelligence, and cloud computing that enable technology companies to reduce costs in the supply chain while improving the reach and reliability of aftermarket service offerings.

“I’ve been able to build a high-performance technology team that sees business problems from the client perspective,” said Bacchi. “Through analytics and real-time interfaces with parcel carriers and other resources, we are maximizing visibility into the supply chain and providing business intelligence based on facts, not anecdotal evidence.”

Under Robert’s leadership, Choice Logistics has increased the flexibility, resilience, and value of its solutions by capitalizing on cloud computing. His commitment to building an “always-on” business was tested during Superstorm Sandy, which flooded downtown Manhattan. Even though Choice Logistics was forced to vacate its corporate offices, its Global Logistics Center and IT applications remained fully functional. Many clients, including some of the world’s largest technology manufacturers, credited Choice Logistics for the praise they received from their own customers for service parts delivery in the aftermath of the storm.

About Pros to Know

The Supply & Demand Chain Executive “Pros-to-Know” program honors leaders whose initiatives prepare their companies' supply chains for times ahead. Complete awards coverage will appear in the March 2014 edition of Supply & Demand Chain Executive in print and online at sdcexec.com.

About Robert Bacchi

For more than twenty years, Robert Bacchi owned and operated a company that was one of the first to develop client-facing supply chain applications using a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. He joined Choice Logistics in 2010 as Senior Vice President of Information Systems, with responsibility for technology infrastructure, software development, and facilities management. He is a member of the company’s Executive Advisory Board and chairs the Client Technology Advisory Group. Bacchi holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science and mathematics from Queens College, City University of New York.

About Choice Logistics

Choice Logistics provides service parts logistics solutions that meet the high-availability requirements of global technology manufacturers and third-party service organizations. Strategic stocking locations, linked by dependable transportation solutions, a unified technology platform, and a performance-driven culture, turn time-critical systems support into premium service offerings that generate profitable revenues, strong reputations, and close customer relationships.

For more information, please visit the Choice Logistics website at www.choicelogistics.com, follow @choicelogistics on Twitter, or call 1-800-861-6900, ext.4107.

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