Press Release: Jeff Ashcroft Brings Next Gen Supply Chain To Constellation Research

Toronto, Ontario - January 10, 2011
11:00 AM (GMT -5:00) Eastern Standard Time
Constellation Research Inc, a next generation research analyst firm helping clients navigate emerging and disruptive technologies, announced today the addition of Jeff Ashcroft, a seasoned veteran and innovator in the supply chain and logistics world.

Jeff brings two decades of practical logistics and supply chain experience starting from the warehouse floor up to the boardrooms of major retail and third party logistics companies.   Hands on practitioner and executive experience include work at The Hudson's Bay Company, Walmart Canada on behalf of The Tibbet & Britten Group, Crosslink Distribution Inc., and Strategic Logistics Partners.  Ashcroft also led the PwC Canadian Logistics/Supply Chain & Retail Advisory Practice in 2005 to 2006 before returning to the role of Principal Facilitator for the Supply Chain Network Project.

Jeff is one of the key thought leaders in the fields of:

  • Retail and third party logistics industry;
  • Social supply chains, supply chain strategy;
  • Warehouse management systems;
  • Transportation management systems;
  • Auto ID technologies including RFID; and
  • Ecommerce

"As disruptive technologies such as mobile, social, cloud, and analytics converge in supply chains, our clients seek a thought leader with insightful and practical experience." said R "Ray" Wang, Principal Analyst and CEO.
Jeff's on-going curiosity has earned him acclaim for his work in creating The Social CMO, a blog that brings 35 senior marketing minds and practitioners together which is now one of the Power 150 Marketing sites as measured by Ad Age.  Ashcroft's cross-functional point of view and continued desire to explore the intersections of coverage areas reflects the spirit of Constellation's research agenda.
Please join us in welcoming, Jeff Ashcroft and Supply Chain  to the Constellation Research family!

Twitter: @JeffAshcroft
Geo: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

About Constellation Research, Inc.
Constellation Research is a leading research analyst firm guiding organizations and their leaders through the hype and buzz of the latest disruptive technologies.  Constellation takes a holistic approach touching board members, marketing, technology, operations, human resource, and finance executives.
The firm's analysts deliver pragmatic, creative, and disruptive research focused on business value, profitability, and market differentiation.   Research analysts bring real world experience, independence, and objectivity to our clients.  Most analysts bring over 2 decades of hands-on experience in working with senior leaders in enterprise organizations.
Constellation serves the needs of buyers and end users who seek insight, guidance, and advice in dealing with a dizzying array of disruptive business models and technologies.  The firm provide the bridge between legacy optimization and future innovation.  Constellation also advises sellers from both the buyer’s point of view and how to deliver value to their customers.
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