This Week In Supply Chain Now: June 28th – July 2nd

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

On Monday, we released 2 new episodes!

On this episode of Digital Transformers, produced in partnership with TNS, host Kevin L. Jackson welcomes Praveen Rao, Managing Director with IBM, to the podcast.

On This Week in Business History, host Scott W. Luton relates true stories marking notable anniversary dates this week, including the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956, the first Chevy Corvette to be produced in 1953, & more!

On Tuesday, we released an episode of TEK TOK! In this episode, host Karin Bursa dives into 6 strategies that supply chain innovators are doing now to become more resilient.

On Wednesday’s episode of Supply Chain Now, Scott Luton and Kelly Barner, Host of Dial P for Procurement, dive into the friction between North Face and the oil and gas industry – an industry that supplies the substance and materials North Face needs to make its products. Despite this, North Face is concerned with protecting their brand from the potential damage of publicly associating with oil and gas, leaving them in a tough spot with regard to their supply chain.

On Thursday, we released a replay of the Supply Chain Buzz. In this episode, host Greg White and guest host Jeff Miller discuss the top news in supply chain this week.

We ended the week on Friday with 2 episodes!

On this episode of Supply Chain Now, Scott Luton is joined by Ingrid Sampson,  Director of Subcontract Program Management at Lockheed Martin, to discuss her illustrious career, top lessons in leadership, the importance of building diverse supply chain teams, the keys to risk mitigation, impact of new supply chain technologies and more.

On this episode of Veteran Voices, host Scott Luton sat down with Monica Fullerton to hear her story as a military spouse – married to an Air Force Pilot – as well as her entrepreneurial journey, which landed her on the Forbes #Next1000 list.

Which 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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