Gerald Seidell Named Director, Supply Chain Strategy at USC Consulting Group

Former president of APCX Solutions tackles new challenge.

Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 26, 2007 -- Gerald A. Seidell has been named director, supply chain strategy at USC Consulting Group, LLC (USCCG). He will be responsible for developing and delivering a variety of supply chain solutions to the operations management consulting firm's clients.

Mr. Seidell, 51, was most recently president of APCX Solutions, a supply chain and logistics consulting firm for the consumer products industry.

Earlier he was vice president for production planning, inventory control, and distribution at Del Monte Foods in Pittsburgh, where he also served as director of operations planning for the company's pet products. For 23 years he was with H.J. Heinz Company, also in Pittsburgh, where he held general manager posts in Heinz Frozen and Weight Watchers brands materials management, as well as in inventory control and logistics for Heinz North America.

According to USCCG President George Coffey, Mr. Seidell's "extraordinary depth of experience in supply chain management and logistics, along with his solid grounding in consumer products industries, extends our already proven expertise in these areas to benefit our clients even further."

Mr. Seidell holds Executive Supply Chain Leadership certification from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI, and his Masters degree in public administration from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

About USC Consulting Group (USCCG)

USCCG is an independent operations management consulting firm with nearly 40 years' experience in the area of business performance improvement. It combines extensive subject matter expertise, gained in the course of successfully completing over 1,300 engagements, with enabling technology to drive and sustain superior results. The firm offers an array of services that include Six Sigma, Lean transformation, supply chain optimization, process improvement, project management, value stream mapping, training and facilitation, blended learning solutions, modeling and simulation, and world class maintenance management and reliability services. USCCG is a Microsoft Managed partner headquartered in Tampa, FL. It also has offices in Chicago, Montreal, and Toronto. For more information, visit