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ModusLink Recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive as 2016 Green Supply Chain Award Recipient
ModusLink’s Commitment to Providing Sustainable Supply Chain Strategies Gains Recognition From Leading Supply Chain Industry Publication
WALTHAM, Mass. — December 6, 2016 — Steel Connect™ Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNK), a global, omni-channel technology and fulfillment provider, was announced as a recipient of Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 2016 Green Supply Chain Award, which recognizes companies that are making green initiatives or sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy, and those assisting their customers in achieving measurable sustainability goals for their businesses.
“Our honorees are showing that the bottom line and corporate responsibility are not mutually exclusive,” said Ronnie Garrett, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “This has been increasingly evident over the past few years and is relatively clear with the large number of entries we received this year—almost 200—for our annual green awards. Sustainability has, for these companies, become a key part of their supply chain strategies.”
ModusLink is deeply committed to developing socially and environmentally responsible supply chain solutions for all its global clients, as chronicled in its most recent Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. ModusLink’s key sustainability achievements include its implementation of lean processes and its reduction of GHG emissions through the redesign of its client’s product packaging and shipping processes, resulting in hundreds of thousands of dollars in savings on packaging materials.
“As our customers continue to look to ModusLink to help them minimize their carbon footprint and present their products in a socially responsible and conscientious manner, this award signifies that our efforts are making a difference,” said Tim Barclay, chief operating officer at ModusLink. “Thank you Supply & Demand Chain Executive for this honor, and we will continue to instill a culture of sustainability within our own organization as well as our customers’.”
For more information on the 2016 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Supply Chain Awards, please visit http://www.sdcexec.com/awards.
For more information on ModusLink’s sustainability efforts, visit https://www.moduslink.com/about/corporate-social-responsibility/.
About Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints, and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. Visit us on the web at www.SDCExec.com.
About Steel Connect
ModusLink Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Steel Connect Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNK), is a global, omni-channel technology and fulfillment provider that gives clients real-time visibility into their end-to-end supply and demand chain operations, with expertise and facilities worldwide to manage forward and reverse logistics. The company’s operations are supported by more than 20 sites across North America, Europe and the Asia/Pacific region. For more information, please visit www.moduslink.com and http://www.moduslink.com/blog/, the blog for supply chain professionals.
This release contains forward-looking statements regarding ModusLink’s sustainability efforts and award win from Supply & Demand Chain Executive. All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements. The following important factors and uncertainties, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in these forward-looking statements: ModusLink’s success depends on its ability to execute on its business strategy and the continued and increased demand for and market acceptance of its solutions and services; there is increased competition and technological changes in the markets in which ModusLink competes; and there are certain inherent risks associated with providing services internationally. For a detailed discussion of cautionary statements that may affect ModusLink’s future results of operations and financial results, please refer to its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. Forward-looking statements represent management’s current expectations and are inherently uncertain. ModusLink does not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements made by the company.
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