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Food Logistics Names Doug Niemeyer 2024 Rock Star of the Supply Chain

Date: 02/12/2024 / Category: Awards


This award recognizes influential individuals in the industry whose achievements, hard work, and vision have shaped the global cold food supply chain


Doug NiemeyerTEKLYNX International, known globally for their barcode labeling software and outstanding customer support that help supply chains work better, today announced Doug Niemeyer, President and General Manager of TEKLYNX Americas, was named Rock Star of the Supply Chain by Food Logistics. This award recognizes influential individuals in the industry whose achievements, hard work, and vision have shaped the global cold food supply chain. Niemeyer’s recognition is for the Lifetime Achievement category.


“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,” says Marina Mayer, Editor-in-Chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive.


“I am humbled to receive the Rock Star of the Supply Chain Lifetime Achievement Award for the small role we play in helping to improve the global food supply chain,” says Niemeyer. “These awards celebrate the collaborative spirit, innovation, and relentless commitment to excellence that drives our industry, and I am grateful to be acknowledged among everyone who continues to inspire and drive positive change.” 


With over 20 years of experience in technology and leadership, Doug has successfully increased company net profit margins by strategically selling higher-end, value-added services and expanding the TEKLYNX portfolio of software and service offerings. Doug's approach involves direct investment in employee development and fostering strategic partnerships. He places a strong emphasis on scalable solutions that align with a company's growth pace and improve efficiencies at every point across the supply chain. 


"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," says Mayer. 


Visit to view the full list of winners.  


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TEKLYNX International helps supply chains work better. Today, more than 750,000 companies in over 170 countries trust TEKLYNX integrated barcode and RFID label design products and the people behind its solutions to make barcode labeling operations efficient, accurate, secure, and industry compliant. With over 30 years of experience, TEKLYNX is the global leader because of its reliable software and superior customer support. To learn more about how the TEKLYNX community helps companies across industries worldwide, visit or call TEKLYNX in your region. Barcode Better™ with TEKLYNX. 


About Food Logistics

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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