RELEX Solutions’ Svante Göthe named a Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive for Slashing Food Waste

Mar 11, 2024 2 min

RELEX Solutions, provider of unified supply chain and retail planning solutions, announced today that Svante Göthe, Head of Sustainability, has been honored as one of Supply and Demand Chain Executive’s 2024 Pros to Know Award in the ‘Rising Stars’ category. The award celebrates exceptional leaders who have made significant contributions to enhancing supply chain efficiency and innovation. 

Over the last year, Svante Göthe has driven RELEX Solutions’ development of carbon tracking to help the company’s customers address the biggest greenhouse gas emission category for retailers, distributors, and manufacturers – purchased goods. Through the RELEX platform, RELEX clients can now track in real time the impact of assortment and purchasing decisions on their carbon footprint and move from generic spend-based estimates to actionable insights. 

Additionally, Svante has focused on raising awareness and educating companies in the food supply chain on the environmental and financial importance of preventing food waste. RELEX capabilities such as accurate AI-based demand forecasting, fresh inventory optimization, supply chain diagnostics, assortment rationalization, and space optimization contribute to preventing 280 million kilograms in food waste annually. 

“Svante’s recognition as a ‘Pro to Know’ is a testament to his remarkable influence across our industry, driven by an unyielding dedication to sustainable business practices,” said Johanna Småros, co-founder of RELEX Solutions. “His innovative approach to the global challenge of food waste, impacting sectors from retail to households, marks him as a pivotal force for change, steering us towards a more sustainable future.”  

“Many of today’s supply chain pros are more than just leaders within their space; they’re innovators, decision makers, pioneers of change and growth. They’ve spent the last year (and more) creating safer, more efficient supply chains,” says Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive

RELEX’s ongoing sustainability initiatives mark a significant shift towards eco-efficiency across retail, manufacturing, and grocery sectors. Their advanced solutions are redefining operational excellence, seamlessly integrating with environmental stewardship. This commitment is reflected in key environmental figures, including saving 10-40% of food waste annually, preventing 280 million kg of food waste annually, and saving 950,000 tons of CO2 equivalents annually. 

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