This Week In Supply Chain Now: June 7th – 11th

Keep up with all the latest conversations, interviews, and episodes right here on Supply Chain Now as we look back on everything that’s happened this week!

On Monday, we released 3 new episodes!

On Digital Transformers on Supply Chain Now, hosts Kevin L. Jackson and Scott Luton welcome Dr. Evaristus Mainsah, with IBM, to the show to discuss IBM think #2021, post-pandemic digital transformation, using AI to make your workforce even more effective, and exactly what drives innovation.

On This Week in Business History, guest host Kelly Barner, Owner of Buyers Meeting Point and Host of Dial P for Procurement remembers key innovations, inventions, and firsts that took place between June 7th and 13th, including the questionable career of Samuel Slater, the tricky first passing of the Panama Canal, and how the Post Office stopped the shipment of children through their national parcel service.

On Supply Chain Now en Spanish, host Enrique Alvarez interviews Sofia Rivas Herrera learning about her journey from curious child to industrial engineer to supply chain leader and much more.

On Tuesday, we released 2 new episodes!

On our Logistics with Purpose series, produced in partnership with Vector Global Logistics, as Pat Plonski, Executive Director of Books for Africa, joined our hosts Adrian Purtill and Enrique Alvarez to talk about literary logistics.

On TECHquila Sunrise, we’re looking back on a “Sunrise Special” episode where host Greg White shares how venture capitalists decide which companies to invest in (and how much!).

On Wednesday, hosts Greg White and Karin Bursa welcome Mike Griswold with Gartner back to the Supply Chain Now podcast to share the key takeaways from the 2021 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25.

On Thursday, we released an episode of our Reverse Logistics Series on Supply Chain Now. On this episode, hosts Scott Luton and Greg White welcome Tony Sciarrotta with RLA and special guest Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth with American Public University.

We ended the week on Friday with 2 episodes!

In this episode of Supply Chain Buzz on Supply Chain Now, hosts Greg White and Scott Luton welcome special guest Michael Neme to the show.

In this classic episode of Supply Chain is Boring, host Chris Barnes interviews Kinaxis co-founder, Duncan Klett.

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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