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Two Strategic Issues Currently Confronting Walmart’s Supply Chain
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Two Strategic Issues Currently Confronting Walmart’s Supply Chain

Optimizing cost to serve in an Omni Channel World. How do we approach channel decision making to serve our customers and make their lives easier. Understanding cost to serve through different channels and in real time, becomes increasingly more complex as the combination of nodes, delivery methods and inventory assortment scales rapidly across our network The need for automation has escalated as the competition for labor drives pressure on wages. Finance plays a key role in understanding the business case for automation and benefits across different parts of the Supply Chain — William J. (Bill) Mines SVP Finance and Strategy,…

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The Role of Data and Analytics in Driving Walmart’s Supply Chain
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The Role of Data and Analytics in Driving Walmart’s Supply Chain

Walmart’s Supply Chain Data and Analytics Strategy and Roadmap The importance of robust data governance End-to-end cost to serve visibility — Bill Mines SVP Finance Strategy/ Supply Chain Walmart Bill joined Walmart in October 2014 and is currently the Senior Vice President Finance & Strategy, Supply Chain, Walmart US. Bill is responsible for Financial Planning and Analysis and Decision Support for a network of over 150 distribution centers and transportation, including both the private fleet and third party carriers. Bill came to Walmart from Diageo plc., where he served in various senior executive roles, including Senior Vice President of Supply…

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