Laura Adams, CJ Logistics America’s Vice President, TES (Technology, Engineering, Systems & Solutions) has been named a winner of Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 2021 Women in Supply Chain award.
Laura leads the teams at CJ Logistics that are piloting technology solutions to address real customer needs impacting labor functions, such as automated guided vehicles, virtual reality simulation, robotics, visualized data dashboards and specialized conveyors. “Laura and her teams work to solve the problems and challenges faced by CJ Logistics’ customers and the industry at large. Regulatory requirements, labor shortages, rising costs and capacity constraints are some examples,” said CEO Ed Bowersox. “The work Laura does helps to challenge the status quo and optimize operating environments and processes to yield maximum efficiency.”
The Women in Supply Chain award honors female supply chain leaders whose accomplishments, mentorship and examples set a foundation for women in all levels of a company’s supply chain network. “These women are just absolutely amazing in so many ways,” said Marina Mayer, Editor-in-Chief of Supply & Demand Chain Executive and Food Logistics. “They’ve re-tooled, re-innovated and revamped how the world sees the supply chain and logistics industry. They’ve paved the way for future female supply chain leaders to become a part of an industry that matters. Because women in the supply chain matter.”