Electronic Products & Technology


Agilent Wins 2008 Supply Chain Excellence Award

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that it has received the 2008 Supply Chain Operational Excellence Award for its effective use of resources to achieve greater business results through exceptional management. Each year, the Supply-Chain Council recognizes organizations that understand the critical role of, and are committed to optimizing, supply-chain performance.
"We are honored to receive this award in recognition of our continued focus on creating additional value to our stakeholders and customers through cost savings, process streamlining and efficiency improvement," said Shidah Ahmad, Agilent vice-president and general manager for Electronic Measurements Group Supply Chain.
Agilent developed a program to streamline and optimize its multiple supply chains across its divisions, improving order-to-revenue conversion and supply-chain productivity, as well as substantially reducing inventory levels across the company.