This Week In Supply Chain Now: December 6th – December 10th

Stay up to date on all the latest conversations, interviews, and episodes we released this week here at Supply Chain Now!

We started this week off with an episode of Dial P for Procurement with host Kelly Barner. She is accompanied by Bull Demartino Chief Product Officer and Constantine Limberakis the Senior Director of Product & Solutions Marketing for Riskmethods. During this show, the real meaning of creating a demand for new risk management gets discussed. 


In Monday’s episode of This Week In Business History, Kelly Barner shares the very interesting story of Clarence Birdseye, inventor and innovator of the frozen foods industry. Kelly talks about the initial challenges that Birdseye had to endure to become the legacy it is today. 

On Tuesday, we published an episode of Supply Chain Now with host Scott Luton and special co host Kelly Barner. This episode features Bob Gay, Rebate & Incentive Program Specialist for Advance Auto Parts. Scott Weir, the former Vice President of Purchasing for Thos. Sommerville Co, and Oisín Cooke the solutions consultant at Enable. They all put an emphasis of rebates and how they can be an effective way to reward and incentivize specific buying patterns and behaviors.

On Wednesday we released an episode of Logistics With host Enrique Alvarez and Kristi Porter. This episode features Marcus Chung the Vice President of Manufacturing and Supply Chain for ThirdLove. During this episode, Enrique and Kristi highlight Marcus Chung’s reflections on the evolution of corporate responsibility through his experiences with major corporations like Stitch Fix and Gap Inc.

On Thursday, we released another episode of Supply Chain Now with host Scott Luton. Scott had the great opportunity to talk with Guy Courtin, VP and Industry Principal for Retail with Tecsys. During the show, they review the current status of ecommerce and potential outcomes for the future. 

For this week’s Supply Chain Buzz Scott Luton and Greg White talk about various topics with Special guest Joel Beal, CEO & Co-Founder of Alloy. They discuss everything from  semiconductor shortages to the new era of interconnectivity enterprises.

We wrapped the week up with a release of a classic episode of Supply Chain is Boring with host Chris Barnes. During this episode Chris talks with David Cox the President of ARCOP. Chris interviews David about his experience’s with different restaurant chains from Burger King to Arby’s.

This week has been packed with so many great stories! What was your favorite episode? Make sure you tune in next week for more great conversation, timely topics, and exceptional guests on Supply Chain Now!

Kim Reuter


From humble beginnings working the import docks, representing Fortune 500 giants, Ford, Michelin Tire, and Black & Decker; to Amazon technology patent holder and Nordstrom Change Leader, Kimberly Reuter has designed, implemented, and optimized best-in-class, highly scalable global logistics and retail operations all over the world. Kimberly’s ability to set strategic vision supported by bomb-proof processes, built on decades of hands-on experience, has elevated her to legendary status. Sought after by her peers and executives for her intellectual capital and keen insights, Kimberly is a thought leader in the retail logistics industry.

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Jose Miguel Irarrazaval

Host, Logistics with Purpose

Jose Manuel Irarrazaval es parte del equipo de Vector Global Logistics Chile. José Manuel es un gerente experimentado con experiencia en finanzas corporativas, fusiones y adquisiciones, financiamiento y reestructuración, inversión directa y financiera, tanto en Chile como en el exterior. José Manuel tiene su MBA de la Universidad de Pennsylvania- The Wharton School. Conéctese con Jose Manuel en LinkedIn.

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