Transportation and Reduced Fuel Costs with Mike Kilgore of CHAINalytics

By December 17, 2014

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Listen to Lora Cecere, CEO and Founder of Supply Chain Insights, as she interviews Mike Kilgore, President and CEO of CHAINalytics, on what’is happening in the area of transportation, and how the reduction of fuel costs could help pay drivers more. Will the recent crash in oil prices translate to lower baseline transportation rates? You will be shocked at the answer.  They discuss how postponement can help redefine the links and nodes of the supply chain. What’s the solution to 98% driver turnover? Manless vehicles? (Legislation will be the roadblock to that solution) A fascinating discussion involving current events and the immediate future.

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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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