MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MSC INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CO., (NYSE: MSM) a premier distributor of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations ("MRO") supplies to manufacturing customers throughout the United States, is proud to announce that Jeff Reagan, Vice President of Supply Chain Engineering, has been named to the 2012 DC Velocity Supply Chain Rainmaker list. DC Velocity Rainmakers are individuals who have made lasting contributions to the logistics field and supply chain management. "We're excited Jeff has been named to DC Velocity's list of distinguished individuals," said Doug Jones, Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain Operations, who has previously been recognized as a DC Velocity Rainmaker as well. "Jeff is an important member of the MSC team, raising our levels of expertise and bringing fresh thinking to help drive cost savings and productivity for both MSC and our customers. We're thrilled the industry is recognizing his value, too." Reagan has been with MSC Industrial Supply Co. (MSC), for seven years and has led the development of MSC's customer fulfillment center optimization strategy. This initiative was the largest cost cutting investment made in MSC's history and has transformed the company's customer service. Over his career, Jeff has focused on developing, implementing and continuously improving supply chain operations across a wide variety of sectors. He has worked at companies ranging from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Kmart to The Facility Group, a consulting and engineering group. "I'm honored to be recognized by DC Velocity," Reagan, said. "It's gratifying to use smart supply chain management to help customers get what they need when they need it in ways that are efficient and make the most sense for their particular business." According to Jones, deep expertise in supply chain management enables MSC to help companies effectively manage the details and complexities of MRO. Jones continued, "MSC understands our customers' business strategies and can help them find solutions that will make a difference to their bottom lines."