SARASOTA COUNTY – Sarasota County Government Materials Management team has earned the Supply and Demand Chain Executive Award for the third consecutive year.
The award recognizes companies and organizations that are making sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy, and working to achieve measurable sustainability goals within their own operations and supply chains. The integration of sustainability into the operations of the county’s materials management division has resulted in cost savings and waste reduction benefits.
According to Sarasota County General Services Director Jeff Lowdermilk, the county’s materials management division continues to fully embrace environmental stewardship, which is one of general services’ organizational goals.
“I’m very proud of their continued dedication to saving money, eliminating waste and providing the highest level of service,” Lowdermilk said. As part of the division’s efforts to promote and practice sustainability, they have made strides in eliminating waste, through recycling and joint collaboration with key suppliers and vendors.
According to UF/IFAS Extension Services Director Lee Hayes Byron, the materials management team consistently demonstrate leadership when it comes to sustainable practices for warehouse and supply management. “We are fortunate to have such innovative members on the county team. They are constantly looking for opportunities to reduce waste,” Byron added.
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