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Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Contest

- March 9, 2012 -
Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winners for Feb. 20, 2012 Contest


Ron Lilek of Boardwalktech and Matt Fischer of Michaels Stores, Inc. Take Home the Prize in One of Our Funniest Contests Ever!

Week:  Feb. 20, 2012 Contest

This Contest's Winner!

(See "Best of the Rest" Below)


Ron Lilek


Matt Fischer
Michaels Stores, Inc.

Each winner will receive a nice framed picture of the cartoon with their winning entry and acknowledgement from SCDigest.

Every six months, SCDigest readers will vote on the best cartoon for that period among the bi-monthly winners, and that person will win a $50.00 AMEX Gift Card


This week's
Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Contest Winners:


Ron Lilek


Matt Fischer
Michaels Stores, Inc.

Both will receive a framed copy of their cartoons and captions with recognition from Supply Chain Digest and be eligible for our semi-annual prize as voted on by readers.


It was a medium number of entries for this contest, with about 200 entries, but in the SCDigest staff's view, the entries in total were among our funniest contest ever.   Thanks to all that sent in those great submissions.


See many of those other great entries below. Have yourself a good laugh!

Didn't make it? Don't despair - we just have far too many entries to post them all. But you will make it soon!

New cartoon on the SCDigest web site on Monday March 12, 2012.


We Need Ideas!

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Almost Winner:


"Wow, it does exist. And is that the Cloud under it?"

John Grohowski
QVC Inc.

Other Excellent Entries


"We called it a purple box at my old company. No one there knew how it worked either…."

Marc Schmitt
J Gallo

"I think you are looking at the wrong end!"

Emilio Porras
Sealed Air - CRYOVAC

"Sales says to only pay attention to the green light, and Finance to the red one. "

George Crawford

“You said it was supposed to work right out of the box, but half of our purchasing department disappeared when we plugged it in.”

Vance Moore
FLFireScout Life-Cycle Sustainment Strategies

"Yes, but are we supposed to watch the box or not watch the box?"

Delores Huemiller

"I think we're being replaced..."

George Kelley
MPG Ingredients

"He really does believes that something will come out eventually."

Jason Riley
Clemson University

“It’s amazing Bob can still get coffee out of it since we prettied it up for the last Managers Conference.”

Darryl Finch
Versacold Cliveden Center

"Careful Stanley, remember Garbage in, Garbage out."


Clyde Miller
Oceaneering International, Inc.

"And all these years I thought Stanley was speaking figuratively when he said all optimization is done in the back office using a black box."


Dennis Macdonald
Georgia Pacific

“Step back. It blew up in his face last year."


Tom Hammanm
General Mills

"This tells us what was going on at the time when our supply chain strategy crashed."

Jeff Chaussee


"Ha, I haven't seen this since the 90s!"

Jeff Givens
Best Buy


“Right…so where’s the ON button”

Nathan Shane
Procter & Gamble UK



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