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Brian Carlson a 2024 Rock Star of the Supply Chain

Valparaiso, IN—Feb. 12, 2023Cornerstone Edge, an all-in-one supply chain services partner that works with businesses to use their supply chain as a differentiator, today announced Principal, Brian Carlson, has been named a Food Logistics 2024 Rock Star of the Supply Chain. The award recognizes influential individuals in the industry whose achievements, hard work, and vision have shaped the global cold food supply chain. 

According to Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive, “Supply chain rock stars are the backbone of the cold food chain. The words used to describe many of this year’s winners range from collaborative, passionate, innovative, and forward-thinking to inspired, driven, and dependable. These winners continue to go above and beyond to improve food safety, enhance efficiency, and disrupt supply chain disruptions.”

This year, the award is divided into four categories: Top Warehousing Stars; Top Shippers; Rising Stars; and Lifetime Achievement. Carlson, who has over 30 years of hands-on supply chain experience, was recognized in the Lifetime Achievement category. After launching his career with one of the largest professional services networks in the world, he founded CornerstoneEdge in 2011 to focus on delivering supply chain strategy, enhancing productivity, and providing technical guidance for some of today’s fastest-growing brands. His firm believes in bringing creativity to every endeavor and provides professional services across various unique specialties, including distribution, transportation, labor management, and more. 

“This award is a humbling recognition of the dedicated efforts of myself and countless others,” said Carlson. “It reflects the collective strength and dedication of a community deeply committed to progress, one I am honored to be a part of.”

Recipients of this year’s award will be profiled in Food Logistics’ Jan/Feb 2024 print issue and at

Go to to view the full list of winners. Go to to learn more about other Food Logistics’ awards.

About Cornerstone Edge

Cornerstone Edge is an all-in-one supply chain services partner that works with businesses to use their supply chain as a differentiator. The company empowers some of today’s fastest-growing brands to take their supply chains to the next level by delivering strategy, enhancing productivity, and providing technical guidance. Cornerstone Edge is committed to leveraging their client’s knowledge and marrying that with their own expertise to create innovative solutions to the challenges slowing down their client’s supply chain. Small enough to care, but strong enough to deliver — that’s Cornerstone Edge. Go to to learn more.

About Food Logistics

Food Logistics reaches more than 26,000 supply chain executives in the global food and beverage industries, including executives in the food sector (growers, producers, manufacturers, wholesalers and grocers) and the logistics section (transportation, warehousing, distribution, software and technology) who share a mutual interest in the operations and business aspects of the global cold food supply chain. Food Logistics also operates SCN Summit and Women in Supply Chain Forum. Go to to learn more.


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