Aberdeen Group Announces Prestigious Award Nominations for Industry Excellence in Supply Chain Management

Aberdeen Group Announces Prestigious Award Nominations for Industry Excellence in Supply Chain Management

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - March 23, 2010) - Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), today announced the nominations for their annual industry achievement award for excellence in supply chain accomplishments. The award winner will be announced onsite at the Aberdeen Supply Chain Management Summit, taking place April 13-14 at the Grand Hyatt in San Francisco, CA.

Award nominees were chosen based on research conducted over the past several months. The winner will be selected based on the following nomination criteria: process excellence, executive stewardship, business evolution, innovation in technology and performance excellence.

The prestigious nominees are: Becton, Dickenson and Company (BD); Belkin International; Black & Decker's Hardware and Home Improvement Group; Herbalife; Linksys -- a division of Cisco; Volvo Construction Equipment; and Zappos.com.

Featuring Aberdeen's Nari Viswanathan, Vice President & Principal Analyst, Supply Chain Management and Bob Heaney, Sr. Research Analyst, Supply Chain Management, the comprehensive agenda will feature the latest research and case studies demonstrating the SCM strategies that are reducing costs across the enterprise and driving business growth.

Confirmed presenters include senior executives from leading organizations including: Burris Logistics; Cisco Systems; Citrix; Fresenius Medical Care North America; Glazers; Honeywell; Intel; Linksys -- a division of Cisco; Logistics Resources International; LSI Semiconductors; Motorola; M.S.Walker, Inc.; Supply Chain Network; The Brick; Walmart; IBM; and SAP.

Sponsors and Partners of the Supply Chain Management Summit include Deutsche Bank; Dimensional Insight; E2Open; Lean Logistics; QlikView; GT Nexus; Quintio; Sterling Commerce; TMW Systems; SupplyChainBrain; Logistics Management; Supply Chain Management Review and SCM World.

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Complimentary passes available for qualified SCM executives. To apply for a pass please visit: http://summits.aberdeen.com/index.php/SCM.html.

Technology vendors can sponsor the SCM Summit and showcase their products and services to SCM decision makers. For summit sponsorship opportunities, visit: http://summits.aberdeen.com/index.php/Supply-Chain-Management-Summit/2010-scm-summit-sponsors.html

Visit Research.Aberdeen.com for additional access to complimentary Supply Chain Management Research

About Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company

Aberdeen provides fact-based research and market intelligence that delivers demonstrable results. Having queried more than 30,000 companies in the past two years, Aberdeen is positioned to educate users to action: driving market awareness, creating demand, enabling sales, and delivering meaningful return-on-investment analysis. As the trusted advisor to the global technology markets, corporations turn to Aberdeen for insights that drive decisions.

As a Harte-Hanks Company, Aberdeen plays a key role of putting content in context for the global direct and targeted marketing company. Aberdeen's analytical and independent view of the "customer optimization" process of Harte-Hanks (Information - Opportunity - Insight - Engagement - Interaction) extends the client value and accentuates the strategic role Harte-Hanks brings to the market. For additional information, visit Aberdeen or call (617) 854-5200, or to learn more about Harte-Hanks, call (800) 456-9748.