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Fireside Chat: Re-Engineering Our Fulfillment Strategy to Best Serve eCommerce and Digital Channels
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Fireside Chat: Re-Engineering Our Fulfillment Strategy to Best Serve eCommerce and Digital Channels

Tanja Dysli is currently the Chief Supply Chain Officer at IKEA US. She has worked in various roles with IKEA since 2003, with placements in Sweden, China, Germany, and Poland. Tanja has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services from the University of Applied Sciences in Olten, Switzerland.

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Insights from Kloeckner Metals: Transforming and Advancing our Logistics Operating Model
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Insights from Kloeckner Metals: Transforming and Advancing our Logistics Operating Model

As president of managed services, Jordan Kass has global responsibility for C.H. Robinson’s transportation management technologies and supply chain consulting services through TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson and Freightview. Shortly after joining C.H. Robinson in 1999, he led a team to develop a new service, Managed TMS®, under a newly formed division, TMC. Today, Jordan leads a team of supply chain experts who have built TMC into an international business helping to connect, automate and optimize supply chains for some of the world’s largest companies.

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Managing Shipping Costs in a World Where Everything Costs More — A Conversation with Derek Bealby of AFMS
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Managing Shipping Costs in a World Where Everything Costs More — A Conversation with Derek Bealby of AFMS

At the 2023 edition of the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit series we sat down with Derek Bealby, a Vice President of AFMS, LLC about how supply chain leaders can work with their partners to control shipping costs in a world of inflation, rising labor costs, rising fuel costs, and frequent disruptions. Many 3PLs are under intense pressure to pass their costs on to their customers, and negotiating contracts can be a complicated business. How should supply chain executives best approach this situation with both long-term business partners, and also new shippers as they optimize their footprint and build build resiliency into their operations? Where can they get the information they need to have the right conversations the right way? Listen to this interview for more.

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4PL Solutions for Today’s Supply Chain — A Conversation with Jordan Kass of C.H. Robinson | TMC
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4PL Solutions for Today’s Supply Chain — A Conversation with Jordan Kass of C.H. Robinson | TMC

At the most recent edition of the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit series we sat down with Jordan Kass, the president of TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson, to talk about how supply chain executives are rethinking their logistics in the post-pandemic business landscape of frequent disruption, and how 4PLs are contributing to that ongoing conversation. While third-party logistics companies have always and will always be an important component of supply chains at local, regional, national, and international levels, 4PLs —organizations that take on many of the planning, oversight, and coordination powers of a supply chain organization, including directing and monitoring the actions of 3PLs— are uniquely positioned to modernize and reorganize long-established plans and networks to better meet the needs of today’s businesses. In this conversation we get into what that kind of partnership looks like, how it makes an impact, and what senior supply chain leaders need to be thinking about and learning about as they restructure their organizations for a successful future. Give it a listen!

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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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Cross-Border Shipping and Logistics: Massive Secular Shifts, Changing Regulations, and Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunities
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Cross-Border Shipping and Logistics: Massive Secular Shifts, Changing Regulations, and Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunities

Recent shifts in cross-border market dynamics, regulations, and customs practices create massive opportunities and cost savings. In this workshop, we’ll cover: Shift to e-commerce for big box retailers, “parcelization,” and implications on cross-border logistics The “New NAFTA” (USMCA): Canada raises its de minimis for the first time in decades from CAD $20 to $150 and what this means for your international shipments Duty drawback opportunities: if you’re manufacturing overseas, warehousing in the US, and shipping to customers in Canada, how much money are you leaving on the table? The end of a long era of postal leniency: how this affects…

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Engineering Cold Chain Solutions to Support Ebola Clinical Trials – A Conversation with Dan Littlefield of Modality Solutions
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Engineering Cold Chain Solutions to Support Ebola Clinical Trials – A Conversation with Dan Littlefield of Modality Solutions

At the 2019 edition of the Biomanufacturing World Summit series last November in San Diego we spoke with Dan Littlefield of Modality Solutions. Dan recently worked with the National Institute of Health to support clinical trials to help fight Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In this interview, Dan talks about some of the challenges of working in an unusual environment, and how Modality Solutions’ experience designing and implementing bespoke cold chain solutions contributed to an important project. — Dan Littlefield Principal Modality Solutions Daniel J. Littlefield is a founder of Modality Solutions. He has helped establish Modality Solutions…

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Sustainable Beauty of Complexity
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Sustainable Beauty of Complexity

An overview of L’Oreal as a whole – our brand portfolio, number of distribution points, number of Launches, etc. – to illustrate the scale and complexity of our business Our journey to Carbon Neutral in 2019 across our manufacturing plants and DCs – A closer look at the addition of our Biogas project to our renewable energy portfolio Insight on key corporate initiatives such as Urban Transportation and the modernization of our Physical Distribution network — Rahquel Purcell SVP Supply Chain Americas L’Oreal Rahquel Purcell serves as Senior Vice-President & Head of Supply Chain for L’Oreal USA – the world’s…

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From Analysis to Action: Accelerating Transformation in a Global eCommerce Organization
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From Analysis to Action: Accelerating Transformation in a Global eCommerce Organization

Unlocking the potential of eCommerce evolution Changing supply chain KPIs and strategies behind adapting to new measurements Operational optimization and leveraging growth opportunities in a new domain The importance of strong leadership culture — Alan Blake COO Blue Apron Alan Blake has 35 years of supply chain and manufacturing experience and is currently the COO at Blue Apron, an e-commerce direct to consumer meal kit company. Previously he served as Chief Supply Chain Officer at Revlon, Inc., responsible for all aspects of the end-to-end global supply chain. Before Revlon, he was Executive Vice President of Global Operations at Ventura Foods,…

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Digital Tools to Improve Logistics Visibility in the Supply Chain
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Digital Tools to Improve Logistics Visibility in the Supply Chain

Understanding how Dell’s flexible supply chain ecosystem allows it to respond and adapt to changing circumstances What is an integrated engagement model, and how do you put the theory into practice to nurture ongoing supply chain innovation? Discussing how automation and the emergence of smart technologies are accelerating the path to supplier maturity Co-Developing new capabilities to reduce inventory, cycle times, and supply chain variability — Tom McKenzie VP, Global Fulfillment & Logistics Dell Technologies Tom leads North America Fulfillment & Logistics Operations and Global Services Transportation within Dell Global Operations. He is responsible for ensuring Dell products and spare…

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Is Supply Chain Speed a Competitive Advantage?
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Is Supply Chain Speed a Competitive Advantage?

How Walmart will achieve a digitally-connected supply chain and deliver seamless product flow from suppliers to our customer Not every product is created equal. At Walmart we make data-informed trade-offs to ensure the customer always wins Challenges that come with balancing speed-to-shelf and cost efficiency Monique Picou SVP, Walmart US Flow Walmart Monique Picou is currently the Senior Vice President of Flow & Fashion for Walmart, Inc. where she is responsible for driving the efficient product movement from supplier to shelf. The primary focus is on improving customer availability while lowering supply chain costs through cross-functional collaboration and capability building….

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Food’s Unique Challenges for Supply Chain Professionals
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Food’s Unique Challenges for Supply Chain Professionals

Offering an overview of the extra factors and dimensions involved in running a world-class supply chain for food and beverage products How does Mondelēz work to improve its supply chain processes without disrupting performance in a global marketplace with constantly evolving regulatory and economic environments? What can other industries apply to their own processes based upon Mondelēz’s example? — Gabriel Arreaga SVP Integrated Supply Chain Mondelēz International Executive with 23 years of success in Food & Beverage, Oil & Gas, Energy, Renewables, Consumer Electronics, Technology, Life Sciences, AI, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Logistics. Extensive experience in operations management, supply chain…

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Global Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities: The Impact of Technology
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Global Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities: The Impact of Technology

Integrating next-generation supply chain models Developing a transformation road map Establishing a vision of how digital applications can improve Operational Excellence — David Warrick General Manager, Global Supply Chain Microsoft As GM of Global Supply Chain for Microsoft, Dave manages the order to cash cycle, Channel Operations Planning and Distribution & Logistics for all Microsoft physical products worldwide including Xbox, Surface, Accessories and Surface Hub. He also manages all aspects of Channel Management, Software Manufacturing, and numerous other functions as the customer facing part of the Manufacturing and Supply Chain organization. Dave and his team are responsible for all products…

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Exploring the Automation Experience for Multichannel Business
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Exploring the Automation Experience for Multichannel Business

Taking a practical approach: Comparing challenges and successes when rolling out new technologies How can you leverage automation to build bridges across all channels? Leading Organizational Growth and Development What does the future hold for this trend? — Massimo Sapone SVP, Planning & Logistics North America Luxottica Massimo Sapone, Luxottica’s North America leader of Planning and Logistics, cultivates an abundance of international experience in global operations. Passionate about delivering best-in-class quality and service, Massimo believes that these factors are fundamental in ensuring he provides the customer with product of the highest quality to continue to grow the business as leader…

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