SCN Summit | State of the Supply Chain

August 25, 2020
August 12, 2020

When COVID-19 hit, most of the nation shut down. Except for supply chains. Find out the state of the supply chain industry in the aftermath, and how this pandemic has re-shaped the future of supply chains.

Speaker Bios:

10 a.m. Track 1: Security of Food Supply

Corey Chafin, principal, food and beverage for Kearney, discusses the end-to-end supply chain value diagnostic for sourcing and procurement of foods and what this means for the future of food post-pandemic.

Noon Track 2: The Power of Value Creation in Sustainable Supply Chain

Sheri Hinish, The Supply Chain Queen, discusses the importance of value creation in sustainable supply chains, including an inflection point of disruption in global supply chains, the need for transparency, the paradigm shift of price vs. value, how to position supply chains as a conduit for change, providing a roadmap for sustainable supply chains using sustainable development and more.

2 p.m. Track 3: The Future of Retail

The Coronavirus has thoroughly disrupted the global supply chain from start to finish, forcing retailers to reevaluate their supply chains to ensure resiliency for the future. Jon Gold, vice president for supply chain and customs policy for the National Retail Federation, talks about how retailers have been impacted, how they have responded and what their plans are for the future.

4 p.m Track 4: How Supply Chain Disruption Fuels Growth in E-Commerce Fulfillment & Last-Mile Delivery

Steve Sensing, president of global supply chain solutions for Ryder Systems, will focus on how supply chain disruption is fueling the growth in e-commerce fulfillment and last-mile delivery as well as the race for visibility and collaboration across the supply chain.

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