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Two Cimcorp Executives Honored by Food Logistics as Rock Stars of the Supply Chain

Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfillment and tire-handling solutions, announces that Derek Rickard, Director of Sales, and Adam Gurga, Sales Manager for North America, have been named to the Food Logistics 2023 Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award list. This year marks Rickard’s fourth appearance as Rock Star, and Gurga’s first time on the prestigious list.

The annual Food Logistics Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award recognizes influential individuals in the industry whose achievements, hard work and vision have shaped the global cold food supply chain. Rickard and Gurga were selected for helping grocery retailers and distributors optimize order fulfillment for fresh and perishable foods.

At Cimcorp, Rickard and Gurga play key roles in developing automated solutions to meet each client’s unique warehousing and distribution needs. They recommend the ideal combination of robotic hardware and intelligent software for optimized material flow, increased operational efficiencies, and rapid return on investment. Most recently, Rickard and Gurga led the development of Cimcorp’s solution for automating fresh and perishable foods distribution within brownfield facilities. Designed to handle products such as fresh produce, dairy products and baked goods, the solution enables clients to:

  • Overcome ongoing labor shortages;
  • Accelerate order fulfillment speed;
  • Maximize product freshness and shelf life;
  • Improve food safety and sanitation;
  • Optimize storage capacity; and
  • Support sustainability.

The full list of Rock Stars is currently available at, and will appear in Food Logistics’ January/February 2023 print issue.

Rickard and Gurga will be available to discuss the benefits of Cimcorp’s solutions at ProMat 2023, the world’s largest materials handling, logistics and supply chain trade show.

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