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Penske Logistics’ Sinclair Named Supply Chain Rock Star

February 22, 2022, 07:05 AM
Filed Under: Industry News

Food Logistics magazine has named Cristy Sinclair, Director of Food Safety for Penske Logistics, a recipient of the 2022 Rock Stars of the Supply Chain Award. The honor recognizes influential individuals whose achievements, hard work and vision have helped shape the cold food supply chain.

Sinclair is the company's first-ever food Safety Director. Since joining Penske in 2016, she constructed a comprehensive food safety program that supports the organization's warehousing and dedicated contract carriage product lines. She oversaw the first-time implementation of all applicable elements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Sinclair also spearheaded the company through a Certified Cold Carrier certification with the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA).

"Congratulations to Cristy for receiving this honor from Food Logistics magazine," said Marc Althen, president, Penske Logistics. "During the pandemic, Cristy's hard work and dedication have been instrumental in guiding our customers through the myriad enhanced safety protocols that were needed to serve the general public effectively. Her extensive knowledge of food safety has been a valuable asset to our company."

Penske Logistics provides food and beverage solutions with fresh, on-time delivery, every time. Among the ways that these solutions are achieved: Via temperature-controlled supply chain; flexible vendor pickups and just-in-time deliveries; sophisticated equipment tracking; a keen understanding of store and vendor requirements; delivery coordination between vendors, distribution centers and stores; and local sourcing of the freshest products.

Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive, said, "Within the last 18 months or so, the cold food chain has seen a lot of rock stars rise to the occasion. These rock stars developed platforms, integrated automation and led teams through disruption after disruption."

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