The Evolution of Value Chain Strategy with Joe Krkoska

By July 26, 2013

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Joe Krkoska, Global Director at Dow AgroSciences Supply Chain is the special guest for this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights.  Lora Cecere interviews the “instigator” behind creating this podcast series as he shares his insights on the end-to-end value chain and seeing beyond the function.

Lora Cecere interviews the “instigator” behind creating this podcast series, Joe Krkoska, Global Director at Dow AgroSciences Supply Chain shares his insights on the end-to-end value chain and seeing beyond the function. Joe talks about a value chain that starts with the supplier’s suppliers to customer’s customers and going from a concern of cost to driving value. Hear Joe discuss how his part of the $7 billion AgroSciences unit at Dow has made great strides in cycle time management, demand sensing and consequently getting better at new product launches and fulfilling promised orders. In summary, Joe’s advice to supply chain leaders who want to achieve a good value chain will have to explore these five categories: design, planning, visibility, metrics, leadership.

 

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Author Lora cecere

Lora Cecere is the Founder of Supply Chain Insights. The research firm Supply Chain Insights is paving new directions in building thought-leading supply chain research. She is also the author of enterprise software blog “Supply Chain Shaman. The blog focuses on the use of enterprise applications to drive supply chain excellence. Her book, Bricks Matter, will be published in August 2012. As an enterprise strategist, Lora focuses on the changing face of enterprise technologies. Her research is designed for the early adopter seeking first mover advantage. Current research topics include the digital consumer, supply chain sensing, demand shaping and revenue management, market-driven value networks, accelerating innovation through open design networks, the evolution of predictive analytics, emerging business intelligence solutions, and technologies to improve safe and secure product delivery. She comes to the stage with over forty years of diverse supply chain experience. She has spent nine years as an industry analyst with Gartner Group, AMR Research, Altimeter Group and is now the founder of her own firm Supply Chain Insights. Prior to becoming a supply chain analyst she spent fifteen years as a leader in the building of supply chain software at Manugistics and Descartes Systems Group, and twenty years as a supply chain practitioner at Procter & Gamble, Kraft/General Foods, Clorox, and Dreyers Grand Ice Cream (now a division of Nestle).

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