Food Logistics Names Emma Killough as Recipient of 2024 Rock Stars of the Supply Chain Award

This award recognizes influential individuals in the industry whose achievements, hard work, and vision have shaped the global cold food supply chain.

Salem, Ore.—Feb. 19, 2024 — Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of products through the global cold food supply chain, named Emma Killough, director of professional services at Trustwell as the winner of a “Rising Star” award at this year’s Rock Stars of the Supply Chain awards, which recognizes influential individuals in the industry whose achievements, hard work and vision have shaped the global cold food supply chain.

“I am gratified to receive this award from such a prestigious industry award-giving body. I am very proud to represent Trustwell and the incredible work that we do to move the industry forward with industry consulting, services, and expertise on top of exceptional labeling, compliance quality, and traceability products,” Killough said.

As Trustwell’s director of professional services, Killough oversees the daily operations of the Trustwell team, managing projects, providing mentorship and coaching, and enhancing the offerings to maximize customer value in the platform, including Trustwell’s gold standard food supply chain product lines, FoodLogiQ and Genesis.

“Emma is a beacon of positivity for Trustwell’s customers,” Katy Jones, CEO of Trustwell said. “Her dedication to ensuring a smooth transition and her knack for inspiring a new mindset have earned her the trust and admiration of those she works with as she fosters a culture of adaptability and innovation—making her an indispensable partner for those navigating the intricate landscape of change in the food industry.”

Emma holds a master’s degree in business administration and management from the University of Phoenix. Her educational background, combined with her industry expertise and strong project management skills, equips her to drive exceptional client services and deliver successful outcomes for Trustwell’s customers.

“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,” Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive said. “New this year, we broke the award down into four distinct categories: Top Warehousing Stars; Top Shippers; Rising Stars; and Lifetime Achievement. These winners continue to go above and beyond to improve food safety, enhance efficiency and disrupt supply chain disruptions.”

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

About Trustwell
Trustwell is on a mission to change the food industry. Combining FoodLogiQ’s supply chain management software with Genesis’ nutritional analysis and label development solution, the Trustwell Connect platform creates the food industry’s only full-scale solution connecting product development and regulatory-compliant labeling with supplier compliance, enhanced traceability, and automated recall management. From food and supplement manufacturers to retail grocers and restaurant chains, more than 2,500 food companies around the world use Trustwell software as their trusted source for compliance and quality solutions in the food industry. For more information, visit

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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