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Nick Pacitti is a Partner in the Food Logistics Practice Group of Sterling Solutions. As a seasoned Supply Chain Executive, Nick has over 30 years of extensive experience in designing, developing and delivering food logistics solutions.
Nick’s industry and senior management experience with Kraft and Nestle provides a true practitioner’s perspective in executing food logistics strategies required for efficient and safe operations.
As a veteran of the food industry, his successes include design and reengineering initiatives for a host of fresh foods and prepared meal initiatives and projects in improving product handling and quality, service, cost performance and supply chain security. Nick has also developed and successfully implemented a number of fresh food channel strategies for leading retailers. In concert with these initiatives, Nick has designed a Food Safety and Sanitation audit (FSSA), a Vendor Certification Audit (VCA) and the Cold Chain Assessment and Certification (CCA) for leading retailers and food distribution companies.
Nick was the Chairman of the Food Logistics Technical Subcommittee and a member of the Technical Advisory Committee for the Food Marketing Institute (Washington DC) and their Safe Quality Food Institute. In this role Nick is developing and guiding the development of food logistics and quality practices for the industry in concert with leading retailers, 3PLs and food processors. These standards will assist firms to achieve the globally recognized SQF certification.
Nick holds two Masters Degrees, an MBA from The Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and an MA from Kent State University. An undergraduate degree was awarded Magna cum Laude from LaSalle University in Philadelphia, PA.
Nick is a seasoned high school and college football official. He was recently selected from throughout the U.S. to referee in the McDonald’s USA vs. Ohio Champions tournament.