Coke’s ‘First in Decades’ PET Lightweighting Project Sends Supply Chain Ripples

A new lightweighting project reduces the weight of 12-, 16.9-, and 20-oz PET bottles from 21 to 18.5 g. That’ll help reduce PET by 3 million metric tons by 2025, but how will the supply chain react? We asked Alejandro Santamaria, Coke’s senior director. The Coca-Cola Company has completely redesigned its range of small PET bottles […]

Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company, LLC Names Kimberly Green Reynolds as Chief Procurement Officer

Kimberly Green Reynolds has been named Chief Procurement Officer for Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company (CCBSS) effective October 30, 2023, reporting to Brandi Shortt, CCBSS President and CEO. Kimberly will have further accountability to the Bottler Procurement Advisory Committee and the CCBSS Board of Directors. As Chief Procurement Officer, Kimberly will lead the CCBSS […]

Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company, LLC Provides Backpacks and School Supplies to Students in Georgia, Florida, and Oklahoma

Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company (CCBSS) recently concluded their annual Back to School Supply Drive. This effort spans three states: Georgia, Florida, and Oklahoma. CCBSS provided over 200 backpacks to students in need and an ample reserve of supplies that will serve as a repository throughout the school year. In Oklahoma alone, the company’s […]

The Coca‑Cola Company and Eight Leading Bottling Partners Announce Creation of Sustainability-Focused Venture Capital Fund in Partnership with Greycroft

$137.7 Million Fund to Focus on Key Investments in Packaging, Decarbonization and Other Initiatives with the Potential to Reduce the Coca‑Cola System’s Carbon Footprint ATLANTA, July 12, 2023 – The Coca‑Cola Company and eight bottling partners from around the world today announced the closing of a new, $137.7 million venture capital fund focusing on sustainability investments. […]

Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company, LLC Awarded dotONE Pioneer Award for Automation Excellence

ATLANTA, June 26, 2023 – Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company (CCBSS), a limited liability company owned by nearly 70 independent Coca-Cola bottlers, was recently awarded the dotONE Pioneer Award for Automation Excellence during HighRadius Corporation’s annual Radiance conference! The award recognizes CCBSS’ transformational results in driving productivity through the automation of manual order-to-cash processes […]

Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company, LLC Opens New Office In Tampa Bay Area

Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company (CCBSS), a limited liability company owned by nearly 70 independent Coca-Cola bottlers, recently opened a new office at 8125 Highwoods Palm Way, Tampa, Florida, to accommodate collaboration and cultural engagement. In addition to the corporate headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, the new office space in Tampa supports the company’s operational […]

CCBSS Procurement Links Bottlers to Sustainable Solutions

CCBSS Procurement embodies our Leadership Behavior of Engage & Inspire Growth by proactively looking for new innovative sustainable solutions. Janetta Lavender, CCBSS Senior Director of Procurement, and John Kocinski, CCBSS Director of Procurement, work diligently to support The Coca-Cola System’s sustainability mission. One of the team’s efforts recently came into fruition when Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages […]

Back-to-School Supply Drive, Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company, LLC Donates Backpacks and Supplies to Students in Georgia, Florida, and Oklahoma

Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company (CCBSS), a limited liability company owned by nearly 70 independent Coca-Cola bottlers, recently concluded their annual Back-to-School Supply Drive. The CCBSS team donated essential supplies to students in the company’s primary cities of operation, Atlanta, Tampa, and Tulsa. In a campaign that ran for two weeks, employees across CCBSS […]

CCBSS IT Expert Mark Dunkerley Recognized as a Top Cybersecurity Leader by Security Magazine

With a drive for excellence, Mark Dunkerely’s achievements landed him on Security magazine’s key professionals list as a 2022 Top Cybersecurity Leader! Mark Dunkerely, CCBSS Director in IT Architecture and Cybersecurity, was recognized for his extensive career and success in cybersecurity. The Top Cybersecurity Leaders program features enterprise information security executives and professionals, with an […]

CCBSS Procurement Honored for Sustainability Efforts

CCBSS’ Procurement organization was a finalist in the 2021 Plastics Industry Awards for the Supplier Partnership – Toolmaker category. This award recognizes companies that supply goods and services to plastics processors, and it examines the work they do during and after the life of a project in a sustainable manner. The CCBSS Procurement team has […]