Ryan's guest for this episode is the incomparable Kim Wolf. Kim has held a variety of high-effect positions in the world of manufacturing, and her outlooks provide an extremely provoking conversation with our host. They discuss the importance of marrying strategic initiatives with technical manufacturing processes, capturing the bulk of money is spent in a manufacturing company, and how Kim sees the future of manufacturing. This is a definitive "can't miss".
As the boom in eCommerce continues to take place, the importance of having a solid supply chain strategy in support of that growth is vital. In this episode, Ryan sits down with his guests Christina Wallaert and Mike Ryan to discuss the supply chain considerations that are vital infrastructure for eCommerce growth.
In this episode, our guests Katya Vladykina and Kevin Koonce discuss the integral aspects of supplier communication, how supplier management fits within a company's data strategy, and how the active management of suppliers might change in the next few years.
Because of their varied and extensive backgrounds, the ideas that Katya and Kevin talk of are very applicable and adept, and the conversation is entertaining, to say the least.
In this weeks episode, our guest Gillian LaPointe discusses how material planning affects a company's bottom line. She talks about her experience working in the automotive industry, collaborating with over seas suppliers, and managing her strategic goals while collaborating with other departments. Hear more about her story by clicking below.
Supply chain visibility is an integral aspect of a company's overall health and viability. In this episode of The Owl's Nest Podcast, our guests Jit Hinchman and Colby Young join Ryan to discuss the challenges that tend to block supply chain visibility, the connection between visibility and resiliency in a supply chain, and the importance of giving your suppliers visibility into your supply chain. It's quite a listen - enjoy!
In an episode that is equal parts informative and entertaining, Michael Ryan and Andrew Johnson sit down with us to discuss topics such as the future of inventory management, how a company can prepare for ever-increasing eCommerce from an inventory standpoint, and the common inventory challenges they see on a regular basis.
How do unconscious biases affect the way people perform demand planning? This is one of the questions that Ryan discusses with his guests, Dr. John Burkhardt and Jonathon Karelse. The discussion is centred around how the theoretical nature of behavioural economics influences the practical world of demand planning. A definite must-listen!
In this episode, our guests Martha Lumatete and Dyci Sfregola share their expertise on such engaging topics as the conditions necessary for a successful digital transformation, the preparation required before purchasing a cloud-based system, and the importance of involving a company's current supply base as they digitalize their supply chain. Definitely a can't-miss conversation!