Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Launches New Special Interest Group
07/08/2010

ORTEC Takes Lead in TAG Logistics Society

Online PR News – 08-July-2010 – – ATLANTA, GA July 8, 2010 – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), a non-profit known for forging economic development in Georgia, today announces an industry peer networking and education group for Georgia logistics professionals—Logistics Society. The TAG Logistics Society has been launched to provide a networking environment for industry professionals to share insights and leading practices. ORTEC’s Bobby Miller will serve as chairman for the pivotal first year.
Serving as a catalyst for identifying current and future value-driven practices and innovative solutions, the Logistics Society will deliver sustainable ideas, new ways of working together, information sharing and professional growth for its membership. The Logistics Society will also focus on process excellence practices by leveraging technology in the key areas of planning, transportation, warehousing, customer service, and B2B collaboration.
Tino Mantella, president of TAG commented, "As the needs of Georgia’s technology industry grow and change, we [TAG] continue to stay at the forefront of leading and connecting key industries in Georgia. I am elated that Bobby Miller and Ortec have stepped up to launch this critical society and look forward to great things from the board.”
In addition to Mr. Miller, other Logistics Society board members include: Chris Clark, President, Deposco; Chris Henry, CEO, BizSpeed; David Cahn, VP Product Strategy, CDC Software; David Landau, VP Sales and Development, Manhattan Associates; Donna Olszowka, VP Customer Service, Georgia-Pacific; Harris Fogel, President, Quofore; Jean Barnes, Director of Marketing, SMC3; Mike Jacks, Director of Logistics, Coca-Cola Enterprises; Page Siplon, Executive Director, Center of Innovation for Logistics; Steve Turpin, Transportation Manager, Clorox Company.
“As a leader in planning and optimization solutions, I am proud to take a leadership role in TAG’s newly launched Logistics initiative, said Bobby Miller, ORTEC’s Vice President, CPG Industry. “I am looking forward to chairing the Society in its first year.”

About TAG.
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support its members by generating opportunities for personal, professional and business growth. By forging strategic alliances, TAG serves as a primary catalyst to foster a rich environment for economic development in Georgia’s technology community. Founded in 1999 through the merger of the Business & Technology Alliance (B&TA), the Southeastern Software Association (SSA) and Women in Technology (WIT), TAG is one of the largest state technology associations in the nation. TAG is made up of over 10,000 members representing technology leaders from over 1600 Georgia-based companies, affiliated technology and business organizations. For more information visit http://www.tagonline.org, email membership@tagonline.org or call (404) 817-3333.
About ORTEC

ORTEC is one of the largest providers of advanced planning and optimization software solutions and consulting services. These solutions result in optimized vehicle and pallet loading, fleet routing and dispatch, workforce scheduling, delivery forecasting and network planning. ORTEC provides best-of-breed, custom made and SAP® certified solutions. ORTEC has over 1250 customers worldwide with more than 700 employees in offices in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. For more information, please visit http://www.ortec.com.

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TAG Press contact:

Era Carroll
Director of Corporate Relations
404.920.2011
era@tagonline.org

ORTEC Press contact:

Peggy Jaynes
ORTEC Marketing
678-392-3094
pjaynes@ortec.com

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