Home Truck News Einwechter donates $1M to supply chain educational institution - Truck News

Einwechter donates $1M to supply chain educational institution – Truck News

Challenger Motor Freight founder Dan Einwechter has made a $1-million donation to Laurier’s Centre for Supply Chain Management.

The centre will be renamed the Einwechter Centre for Supply Chain Management in his honor. The centre, housed within the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, focuses on facilitating and coordinating research in supply chain management.

Dan Einwechter picture
Laurier alumnus Dan Einwechter is flanked by Deborah MacLatchy, Laurier president and vice-chancellor, left, and Jason Coolman, Laurier vice-president of Advancement and External Relations. (Photo: Laurier)

“This is a transformational gift for Laurier’s Lazaridis School of Business and Economics,” said Deborah MacLatchy, Laurier’s president and vice-chancellor. “The Einwechter Centre for Supply Chain Management will enable Laurier to produce the next generation of researchers and decision makers with expertise in supply chain management who will drive business and innovation.” 

“I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Dan Einwechter for his very generous gift,” added Peruvemba Sundaram Ravi, director of the Einwechter Centre for Supply Chain Management and associate professor, Operations and Decision Sciences at the Lazaridis School. “Dan’s gift will help us promote research in supply chain management, and it will impact supply chain management students, professionals and educators for decades to come.” 

“For me, this gift is about paying it forward while also giving back,” said Einwechter. “I want to give back to the Lazaridis School since I would not be where I am today without the exceptional education and connections I gained there. And I want to ensure the success of future generations of supply chain leaders, who will continue to strengthen this important industry.”


Credit: Source link

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Must Read

Volvo already sees signs of pre-buy activity as truck market poised to strengthen – Truck News

Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) is already seeing signs of a pre-buy,...

PMTC names Scarselli its dispatcher of the year, introduces new drivers to hall of fame – Truck News

Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) has inducted four truckers into...

Peterbilt delivers 1,000th Model 589 – Truck News

Peterbilt recently celebrated the delivery of the 1,000th Model 589 to Mike...

HTEC to deploy 100 hydrogen fuel-cell-electric trucks in B.C. – Truck News

The HTEC H2 Gateway Program will see 100 hydrogen fuel-cell-electric trucks deployed...

Transportation technology, offshoring, among keys to success: Heather Devine – Truck News

Heather Devine, the chief legal officer of Traffix, left little doubt about...