The award recognizes influential individuals whose achievements, hard work and vision have shaped the global cold food supply chain.

WASHINGTON, DC – Feb 12, 2024Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chain, named Codye Satterwhite, partner at Plantensive, as one of the winners of this year’s Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award, which recognizes influential individuals in the industry whose achievements, hard work and vision have shaped the global cold food supply chain. This recognition is for the Rising Stars category, which honors up and coming professionals (39 and under).

“Supply chain rock stars are the backbone of the cold food chain. The words used to describe many of this year’s winners range from collaborative, passionate, innovative and forward-thinking to inspired, driven and dependable,” said Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “New this year, we broke the award down into four distinct categories: Top Warehousing Stars, Top Shippers, Rising Stars and Lifetime Achievement. These winners continue to go above and beyond to improve food safety, enhance efficiency and disrupt supply chain disruptions.”

“We are incredibly proud of Codye for receiving the Rock Stars of the Supply Chain Award,” said Dan Luttner, managing partner at Plantensive. “His invaluable contributions to Plantensive reflect his hard work and dedication, making this award a true testament to his excellence.”

Codye Satterwhite has more than 15 years of experience in leading production, warehouse and distribution center operations; network design and optimization; sales and operations planning, design and execution; supply chain planning, production scheduling, inventory management and optimization; and project management. Codye is both a thought leader and practice leader in the supply chain management sector and has presented at several industry conferences. He was recognized previously by Supply and Demand Chain Executive Magazine as a “2019 Pro to Know” for his contributions to supply chain network design and optimization within the industry.

Recipients of this year’s award will be profiled in Food Logistics’ Jan/Feb 2024 print issue and at

Visit to view the full list of winners, and be sure to check out to learn more about other Food Logistics awards.

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Food Logistics reaches more than 26,000 supply chain executives in the global food and beverage industries, including executives in the food sector (growers, producers, manufacturers, wholesalers and grocers) and the logistics section (transportation, warehousing, distribution, software and technology) who share a mutual interest in the operations and business aspects of the global cold food supply chain. Food Logistics also operates SCN Summit and Women in Supply Chain Forum. Go to to learn more.


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