Tag Archives: supply chain management

HII Promotes Scott Weldon as Supply Chain Management VP, Lori Harper Retires

Scott Weldon, previously chief procurement officer at Huntington Ingalls Industries, has been selected to replace Lori Harper in the role of vice president of supply chain management at the company’s shipbuilding division. Weldon will immediately take over the management of Ingalls Shipbuilding‘s supply chain operations, overseeing sourcing, procurement, material warehousing and …

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Jonathan Eaton Named Grant Thornton Supply Chain Mgmt Practice Leader

Jonathan Eaton, formerly a vice president and industry supply chain partner at Chainalytics, has joined Grant Thornton as leader of the professional services firm’s national supply chain management. Grant Thornton said Tuesday Eaton will oversee a portfolio of strategy, transformation,  demand and supply planning, procurement, analytics, transportation, visibility and network optimization service offerings in …

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AAR to Help Manage DLA Aviation Spare Parts Supply Chain

AAR has received a potential five-year, $43.9 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to supply aviation spare parts to the Defense Logistics Agency. The company said Tuesday its OEM Aftermarket Solutions business will provide total supply chain management services intended to help DLA distribute, procure and manage its inventory of depot and field-level aviation spare …

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Serco Inc. to Help DLA Manage Hazardous Materials Under $101M Contract; Dan Allen Comments

Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary will perform supply chain management support for hazardous materials under a potential five-year, $101.5 million contract the Defense Logistics Agency awarded in May. Serco Inc. will assist DLA’s distribution unit in planning, forecasting, data management, procurement, inventory, storage management and environmental reporting efforts related to hazardous waste disposal, the company said Monday. Dan Allen, Serco …

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Vectrus Secures Army Contract for Base Operations Support in Qatar

A Vectrus subsidiary has secured a $28.7 million contract to provide base operations services in support of the U.S. Army‘s Area Support Group-Qatar. The Defense Department said Monday that Vectrus’ systems business is scheduled to finish work by Sept. 29, 2017. The Army Contracting Command received one bid for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract through an online solicitation and obligated the …

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CMS to Extend Use of McKesson InterQual Criteria for Medicare Auditing Efforts

McKesson‘s health solutions business has received a contract to continue to provide the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services access to company-developed criteria for Medicare services auditing programs. InterQual Criteria works to help administrative law judges, Medicare fiscal intermediaries and administrative contractors, quality improvement organizations and CMS departments to make evidence-based clinical …

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VSE Lands $63M Army Task Order for Medium Tactical Vehicle Supply Chain Mgmt

VSE Corp. has received a potential three-year, $63 million equipment-related services task order to provide supply chain management services to the U.S. Army‘s Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command. The company said Monday it will supply spare/repair parts, major components and other supply chain management support for the reset of the family of medium tactical vehicles such as the 2.5 …

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NCR Receives Second USPS Supplier Performance Award; Stan Ratcliffe Comments

NCR has received a second Supplier Performance Award from the U.S. Postal Service which recognizes the company’s supply chain management and customer service support for post offices across the U.S. The Duluth, Georgia-based company said Wednesday it accepted the distinction June 29 during the 2015 Supplier Performance Awards ceremony and reception at the USPS Headquarters Building in Washington. “NCR takes …

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Exostar Unveils Source-to-Pay Sourcing & Procurement Mgmt Platform

Exostar has launched a new source-to-pay system that works to combine the functions of a management platform for sourcing, contracts, procurement, payments and invoicing work with information security features. The company said Tuesday its S2P offering is based on Wax Digital’s web3 platform and builds on Exostar’s supply chain management portfolio for aerospace and defense …

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NCR to Help DoD Adopt Multichannel Commissary Retail Platform; Stan Ratcliffe Comments

NCR has been selected to help build a commerce platform for the Defense Commissary Agency to drive customer experience across the agency’s global network of military commissaries. DeCA plans to begin deployment of the company’s Retail ONE omnichannel retailing hub at the agency later this year, NCR said Monday. Retail One will work to integrate the agency’s store and sales …

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Hitachi Consulting to Host SAP IM&C Software in Private Cloud; Jim Cole Comments

Hitachi‘s consulting arm and SAP have agreed to host SAP for Industrial Machinery & Components software platforms through Hitachi’s private cloud on a subscription basis. Hitachi Consulting Enterprise Cloud will work to help industrial manufacturers quickly access SAP platforms on the cloud without the need to pay for upfront licensing costs linked to on-premises …

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Executive Profile: Chris Raymond, Boeing Electronic & Information Solutions Division VP, GM

Chris Raymond serves as the vice president and general manager of the electronic and information solutions division within Boeing’s network and space systems business unit. Raymond helps manage the company’s subsidiaries in the E&IS division such as Ventura Solutions, Argon ST and Digital Receiver Technology. He also oversees the delivery of data analytics, cybersecurity, …

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