Supply Chain Now

Supply Chain Now

Have you heard? The voice of global supply chain has arrived! Supply Chain Now brings you the best and the brightest in the business. Tune in alongside a worldwide audience as our thought-leaders highlight the people, the technologies, the best practices, and critical issues impacting global supply chain performance today and tomorrow. Confront new challenges and seize the latest opportunities when you join the industry leaders who are inspiring the next generation – and making global business happen.

Supply Chain Now Classic: When Mentoring Comes Full Circle- Supply Chain Leader and Legend, Tandreia Bellamy
Nov 21 2022
Supply Chain Now Classic: When Mentoring Comes Full Circle- Supply Chain Leader and Legend, Tandreia Bellamy
Over the last few years, many teams have been forced to shift their meetings and interactions into the virtual realm. Despite how fortunate they were to have the option, very few of those teams would say they took the opportunity to connect via Zoom and used it to build stronger bonds than they could have otherwise. If anyone was going to defy those odds, it would be Tandreia Bellamy.Tandreia Bellamy has worked her way up through the ranks at UPS, starting as a supervisor while she was in college and eventually becoming the Vice President of Industrial Engineering for UPS Global Freight Forwarding. During the height of the pandemic, her team used their virtual meetings to figure out how they were going to move ventilators through the supply chain. But once that work was done, they realized they were having such a blast that they didn’t want it to end.In this classic episode, Tandreia tells Supply Chain Now hosts Scott Luton and Greg White about her team’s year of virtual adventures and bonding:– The Halloween costumes, cookbook, best virtual background competition, and more– Her concerns about the shortage of all commercial truck drivers, but especially those qualified to drive fuel tankers, and what it may do to the economy– Her involvement with the service provider TommyRun now that she has retired from UPS, an entrepreneurial list-mile delivery service focused on construction materials and suppliesAdditional Links & Resources:Learn more about Supply Chain Now: out our new Supply Chain Now Media Kit: to Supply Chain Now and all other Supply Chain Now programs: Logistics and Supply Chain for Ukraine: Q3 U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index: Undermanaged Spend Categories: How GPOs Can Help Mitigate Your Risks: Supply Chain Planning: Growing your Process Maturity in 2023: episode is hosted by Scott Luton and Greg White. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at:
The Four Essential Components of Effective Supply Chain Planning
Nov 17 2022
The Four Essential Components of Effective Supply Chain Planning
Supply chain planning is a challenge under the best of circumstances. Data management issues, legacy technology, complex supply chains, and a lack of integration and collaboration tools make this already difficult task even harder. That said, only about 20% of GEP’s clients do an effective job at supply chain planning, and the impact can be severe (and lasting) for companies that get it wrong.What capabilities does a company need to achieve effective supply chain planning in a volatile and complex business environment?In this Supply Chain Now livestream, Robert Giacobbe, Vice President of the Global Supply Chain Consulting Practice at GEP, joined co-hosts Scott Luton and Greg White to provide a deep dive into how tools such as artificial intelligence, predictive analytics applications, and low-code/no-code platforms can boost performance and reduce costs.Robert engaged in a live discussion about:• How poor planning can impact an organization and the advantages that can be realized after mending their planning gaps• New tools and techniques that should be on everyone’s planning radar (as well as how to navigate today’s confusing technology landscape)• The four foundational components required to achieve world-class supply chain planningAdditional Links & Resources:Learn more about Supply Chain Now: out our new Supply Chain Now Media Kit: to Supply Chain Now and all other Supply Chain Now programs: Supply Chain Strategy Playbook: Logistics and Supply Chain for Ukraine: Q3 U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index: Undermanaged Spend Categories: How GPOs Can Help Mitigate Your Risks: Supply Chain Planning: Growing your Process Maturity in 2023: episode is hosted by Scott Luton and Greg White. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at:
The Supply Chain Buzz for November 7th Featuring Alex Fuller with UPS
Nov 11 2022
The Supply Chain Buzz for November 7th Featuring Alex Fuller with UPS
The Supply Chain Buzz is Supply Chain Now’s regular Monday livestream, held at 12n ET each week. This show focuses on some of the leading stories from global supply chain and global business, always with special guests – the most important of which is the live audience!This week’s edition of The Buzz featured Alex Fuller, Marketing Director at UPS. Host Scott Luton was joined by Kim Winter, Founder and Group Managing Director of the Logistics Executive Group, and Billy Taylor, Author of The Winning Link.In this session, created in collaboration with a live Supply Chain Now audience, Scott, Alex, Kim, and Billy discussed:• The most recent data on the supply chain talent market, including how to retain the best talent and set them up for success• Early indications of whether the supply chain will be ready to meet demand – and delivery gifts! – this holiday shopping season• How pending changes in global trade policy may affect duty rates and trade compliance in the coming yearsAdditional Links & Resources:Learn more about Supply Chain Now: out our new Supply Chain Now Media Kit: to Supply Chain Now and all other Supply Chain Now programs: Logistics and Supply Chain for Ukraine: Q3 U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index: Supply Chain Planning: Growing your Process Maturity in 2023: 3 Ways to Future-Proof your Shipping for 2023 and Beyond: episode is hosted by Scott Luton and Greg White. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: