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Lora Cecere interviews Tony Verbeck, Johnson & Johnson.

Tony works in the Johnson & Johnson supply chain center of excellence.  “The number one driver of change is around the healthcare supply chain and costs.  For 2016 we are looking at talent and people for what is needed for the supply chain.  We are also looking at the third generation of supply chain technologies.”

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #167

2016 New Year’s Resolutions with Mady Bricco of Dow

by Lora cecere on December 21, 2015

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Lora Cecere interview Mady Bricco, Director of Global Logistics, Dow Chemical

Mady Bricco discusses their end-to-end strategy by simplifying and optimizing their work.  In 2015 logistics they are seeing truck market getting slightly better. They are looking at 3 key pillars in 2016.   Technology is changing so quickly so how do we manage without being locked into one provider

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #166

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In this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights, Alison Crawford, Director of Marketing talks with Supply Chain Insights founder Lora Cecere about her recent LinkedIn Influencer blog post, Tell It Like It Is. What Will Supply Chain 2030 Look Like?  In her post, Lora discusses how the supply chain she started her career in is quite different than the supply chain of today, evolving with technology and people and how she expects the industry’s evolution to continue through 2030. Listen in to this podcast to align early with new technologies, trends and ideas to help supercharge your supply chain performance.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #165

Lessons Learned from Supply Chain Metrics That Matter

by Lora cecere on December 11, 2015

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Lora Cecere, Founder of Supply Chain Insights, is interviewed by Alison Crawford, Director of Marketing, in this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights.  In this podcast Lora discusses the beginning of her blog series “Lessons from Metrics That Matter” summarizing key insights about the metrics that indicate supply chain performance and health, how companies should apply these metrics to their organization, and the steps they must take to adopt a holistic, rather than functional, approach to supply chain performance analysis.  Listen in to learn how your organization can benefit from taking a hard look at performance and envision an accelerated future for your business.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #164

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Lora Cecere interviews Terri Pitcher, EVP of Supply Chain, Berry Plastics

Terri Pitcher, EVP of Supply Chain at Berry Plastics, talks about the reorganization of the company because of their newest acquisition and how they are looking at their current talent.  The most important thing they are doing is finding and developing the right talent and will continue down this path for the coming year.  They are also looking at their S&OP process.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #163