Supply Chain Post-COVID: Customers and Associates are the Key
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Supply Chain Post-COVID: Customers and Associates are the Key

COVID-19 has revealed weaknesses and bottlenecks in globalized manufacturing and supply chain systems. How should we rethink our footprints and networks on a regional and local level? Finding the right places to invest resources to get the greatest ROI Discussing how the future of work and the challenges of attracting and retaining top talent is shaping the ongoing evolution of supply chain organizations — Joe Metzger EVP, Supply Chain Operations Walmart Joe Metzger is executive vice president of supply chain operations for Walmart U.S. He has responsibility for leading our distribution centers, fulfillment centers and transportation fleet, among other areas….

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Building A Resilient Supply Chain that Understands Risks and Leverages Innovation and Partnerships
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Building A Resilient Supply Chain that Understands Risks and Leverages Innovation and Partnerships

Managing short- medium-, and long-range planning to identify and mitigate risk Ensuring partnership success and future-looking innovation Reinforcing what works, learning from what does not, and accepting small-scale failures as an opportunity to win big elsewhere Developing a disruption-tolerant supply chain based on the experience gained during COVID-19 — Paul Gallagher Chief Supply Chain Officer General Mills Paul Gallagher is the Chief Supply Chain Officer at General Mills. He is responsible for all facets of supply chain strategy & execution, including Sourcing, Planning, Manufacturing & Engineering, Logistics & Customer Operations, and Healthy, Safety & Environment. Paul joined General Mills in…

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Creating a Customer-Centric Global Supply Chain
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Creating a Customer-Centric Global Supply Chain

Dow’s multi-year journey to create a more customer-centric global supply chain has proven just how essential the right digital approach is to building resilience and reliability. Designing your supply chain through the customer experience lens Employing company-wide planning technology and processes to improve transparency of very dynamic materials demand, enabling faster, better decisions to fulfill customer orders Using real-time shipment visibility to improve delivery forecasts, and proactively anticipate and take action against disruptions — Greg Jozwiak Chief Supply Chain Officer Dow Inc. Greg Jozwiak is Chief Supply Chain Officer for Dow. During his 35-year career with Dow, Greg has business experience…

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Supply Chain Automation as a Must-Have in the New Business Landscape
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Supply Chain Automation as a Must-Have in the New Business Landscape

Discussing how increased disruption, changing customer behaviour, shifts in the labor market, and other factors all drive supply chains to invest in speed and agility Demonstrating that the industry trend of supply chain automation has now accelerated past a competitive advantage to become something we all must do together, or we will be left behind What does collaborative supply chain automation up and down the value chain look like? How can we best align our tools and tactics with our partners? Debating the pros and cons of different approaches to supply chain automation as informed by our experiences with other…

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Panel: Winning Supply Chain Transformational Leadership Practices
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Panel: Winning Supply Chain Transformational Leadership Practices

The “Winning Leadership” panel reviews recent research from the top-rated University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute on defining Leadership Best Practices for benchmark supply chains. This research is being sponsored by Daugherty Business Solutions The research includes input from 16 benchmark company SC and HR officers across Latin America, India, Europe, China, and North America. These executives defined what best practices remain the same and what leadership practices must change to win in 2030 Panel Attendees will review the best practices, actual examples, a case study on “High Speed Decision Making”,  as well as 10 Leadership Maxims unearthed in…

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The Digital Road to Supply Chain Resiliency
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The Digital Road to Supply Chain Resiliency

Responding to volatility – the power of prediction Build competitive advantage through supply chain digital transformation – the use of digital automation capability to deliver products to customers and consumers where and whenever they need them Supply Chains are still about people – building the Digital First mindset — Meri Stevens Worldwide VP, Consumer Health Supply Chain and Deliver Johnson & Johnson Meri Stevens is the Johnson & Johnson Worldwide Vice President, Consumer Health Supply Chain and Deliver. Meri assumed the Deliver leadership role in May 2019. In July 2020, she expanded her leadership responsibilities to include the Consumer Health…

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Fireside Chat: Future of Supply Chain Decisions. Now.
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Fireside Chat: Future of Supply Chain Decisions. Now.

In an ever-changing world of frequent disruptions and constantly shifting consumer preferences, supply chains can no longer rely on traditional approaches to predict, plan, and operate. When exceptions become the norm, decision agility trumps planning. Join us for a fireside chat with executive thought leaders that have adopted Decision Intelligence to successfully transform their supply chains. — Will Beery VP, Global Chief Information Officer Mars Wrigley Will is the Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer for Mars Wrigley and member of the Mars Wrigley Leadership Team. He is accountable for driving the digital transformation agenda in support of the…

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Insights from IPC Subway: Managing Complex Logistics Challenges During Historic Change
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Insights from IPC Subway: Managing Complex Logistics Challenges During Historic Change

Gain insights from IPC Subway on how the purchasing cooperative is leveraging innovative solutions to achieve seamless connectivity and agility across their global logistics network Hear how the largest quick-serve restaurant chain in the world successfully executed the biggest menu change in its history; all while navigating a global pandemic and volatile transportation market Learn best practices for using data, technology, and people to improve inventory management, customer satisfaction, and performance across your supply chain — Matt Montour Sr. Director of Logistics IPC Subway Matt Montour brings more than 20 years of experience working in global logistics and supply chain…

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Panel Discussion: Direct Supply Network Digitalization with the Internet of Supply Chains™
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Panel Discussion: Direct Supply Network Digitalization with the Internet of Supply Chains™

Manufacturers are facing key challenges that are driving supply chain digitalization in order achieve greater visibility, adaptability and responsiveness Learn how TraceLink built the Internet of Supply Chains to track and trace pharmaceutical products, and how the IoSC can be leveraged for broader digital transformation Explore how a digital network platform enables data sharing and collaboration with a network of contract manufacturers and suppliers through a single link Understand how all contract manufacturers can be engaged digitally, from the most sophisticated to the most immature Examine the impact of enabling supplier management and external manufacturing teams to engage contract manufacturers and suppliers…

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The Importance of Leadership in Manufacturing
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The Importance of Leadership in Manufacturing

Illustrating the importance of leaders during crises and rapidly evolving circumstances. What have we learned in the last two years? Offering new ideas and best practices to do reviews remotely and win buy-in from a distributed workforce How has workforce culture evolved, and what initiatives are we moving forward with to shape and influence the culture we need for the future? What should other organizations leadership take away from our experience? — Brian Krinock SVP, Vehicle Manufacturing & Production Engineering Toyota Brian Krinock is a senior vice-president at Toyota Motor North America. He oversees the manufacturing operations of eight vehicle…

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Supply Chain for the Future
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Supply Chain for the Future

Supply Chains reinvented and implications for critical capabilities and Talent Key forces and trends driving an opportunity and an obligation to attract, recruit and retain customers in new ways: Customer-driven Supply Chain now, and for future Supply Chain growth capabilities: Getting ahead of external forces How we operate and accelerate our journey to harness Supply Chain as a strategic advantage for J&J Supply Chain innovation and ecosystem: Building differentiated capabilities Talent Implications: Capabilities, competencies, and Skills needed for the future — Bart Talloen VP, Strategy Innovation & Deployment Johnson & Johnson Bart has a lot of drive, energy and passion…

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Manufacturing Operations: Before and After the IPO
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Manufacturing Operations: Before and After the IPO

How manufacturing operations leaders prepare for a Direct Listing / IPO Understanding and reinforcing the strengths and weaknesses of your manufacturing capabilities throughout the journey Sharing best practices and lessons learned in a rapidly growing company preparing to Direct List / IPO Simplifying your communications in manufacturing operations capabilities and bringing others on the journey — Stephanie Pullings Hart SVP, Operations Warby Parker Ms. Hart is currently the Senior Vice President of Operations at Warby Parker. During her tenure, Warby Parker went public through a direct listing, opened a second optical lab, and has maintained exceptional quality and customer service as…

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Next Level Continuous Improvement with a New Approach to Industrial Machine Learning
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Next Level Continuous Improvement with a New Approach to Industrial Machine Learning

Learn how industrial companies are avoiding the roadblocks to quickly deploying successful AI/machine learning and finding valuable new insights from their existing systems and data, as-is, with no prep required Hear how continuous improvement is supercharged with the power of machine learning to constantly monitor for new opportunities and ensure sustainable benefits Find out about a low touch, low risk way to quickly discover the available business value from industrial machine learning for your operations — Paul Boris President and COO Praemo Starting his career in operations and engineering at companies including GM, Paul recognized the opportunities to drive performance…

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