Celebrating Jebb Maginnis: A Lifetime of Achievement in the Convenience Distribution Industry

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We are thrilled to announce that our very own Jebb Maginnis, President of CDR Software, has been honored with the prestigious “Career Achievement Award” by the Southern Association of Wholesale Distributors (SAWD). This award recognizes individuals who have made significant, lifelong contributions to the association and the industry. The award was presented at the SAWD’s 101st Annual Meeting, which took place from June 17-20, 2024, at the beautiful Naples Grande Resort in Naples, Florida.

Since 1980, Jebb has been a cornerstone of the convenience distribution sector. His leadership and dedication have been instrumental in driving CDR Software’s success and innovation. As president since 1990, Jebb’s vision and commitment have not only shaped our company but also left a lasting impact on the industry. This is not the first time Jebb has been recognized for his contributions; he previously received the Allied Products Representative of the Year Award in 2010, highlighting his consistent dedication and impact over the years.

Click the video above to watch part of Jebb’s acceptance speech.

The Southern Association of Wholesale Distributors, known affectionately as “The Southern,” has a rich history of acknowledging leaders who go above and beyond in service to the industry. The “Career Achievement Award” is one of the highest honors bestowed by the association, celebrating a lifetime of dedication and excellence. Past recipients of this award include industry luminaries such as Sherwin Herring (2023), Bennett Roberts (2022), and Bill Dunn (2021).

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The award ceremony was a highlight of the annual meeting, attended by top industry professionals, vendors, and distributors. It was an evening filled with celebration and recognition of outstanding achievements within the industry. The presence of Jebb’s industry peers and the acknowledgment of his hard work and dedication made the event truly memorable.

Under Jebb’s leadership, CDR Software has been at the forefront of innovation in the convenience distribution sector. Our commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions and exceptional service has set us apart, and Jebb’s influence has been pivotal in our journey. This award is a testament to his tireless dedication and the high esteem in which he is held by his peers.

Several companies and their representatives, including Long Distribution, Lyons Specialty, and Hardec’s, are proud users of CDR Software and have also been recognized with various awards from SAWD for their excellence and contributions to the industry. These partnerships underscore our strong presence and the trust we have built within the convenience distribution industry. 

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Our software solutions, including DAC ERP, SupplyLogic, and VMR Console, have been instrumental in enhancing operational efficiency for our clients. DAC ERP, our flagship system for medium to large-sized distributors, serves as the backbone for many distributors, while SupplyLogic optimizes inventory and supply chain operations for smaller distributors and cash-and-carry businesses. VMR Console provides real-time insights and robust reporting tools, specifically tailored for tobacco distributors, ensuring efficient trade program management.

We invite you to explore more about our products and our involvement in the convenience distribution industry through our website.

Join us in celebrating Jebb’s remarkable achievement and learn more about how CDR Software continues to lead and innovate within the industry. Congratulations, Jebb! We are incredibly proud of your accomplishments and grateful for your unwavering dedication to CDR Software and the convenience distribution industry.

For more information on how CDR Software can help your company achieve operational excellence, please contact us today.

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