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Listen as Lora Cecere is interviewed by Naomi Frye on the Supply Chain Index for the Healthcare Industry.  Medical Device companies have not improved operating margin or inventory while hospitals have improved.  Pharmaceutical companies have not made as much improvement either.  The Healthcare Value Network is more experienced in transactional efficiency.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #105

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Lora Cecere, CEO & Founder of Supply Chain Insights, interviews Jeremiah Owyang, Founder and Chief Catalyst of Crowd Companies, on technologies and partnering in the collaborative economy.  Hear about Barnacle, Local Motion, Shyp, as well as others in the B2B space.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #104

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Listen as Lora Cecere, CEO & Founder of Supply Chain Insights, interviews Brian Younglove, General Manager of Supply Chain at King’s Hawaiian, on how technologies are dependent upon having larger organizations.  Mid-market companies need to have partners who are willing to help with the management and development of their solutions.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #103

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Rick Sather, VP of Customer Supply Chain at Kimberly-Clark,  discusses with Lora Cecere, CEO & Founder of Supply Chain Insights, Metrics That Matter and how you need to look at the balance of metrics both daily and strategically.  In stock levels it is not as simple as it appears.  Two items to look at are how to test and learn successfully, and to always ask questions as you continually learn.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #102

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Lora Cecere, CEO & Founder of Supply Chain Insights, interviews John Davies, VP & Senior Analyst of GreenBiz Group, on what he is seeing regarding corporate social responsibility.  Unfortunately he is not seeing big change overall.  Consumers  and legislators are not driving any changes.  Listen as they discuss McDonald’s efforts regarding sustainable beef.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #101