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‘This Week in Business History’ Series on Supply Chain Now shares some of the most relevant business and global supply chain events from years past. It shines a light on some of the most significant leaders, companies, innovations, and even lessons learned from our collective business history.

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‘This Week in Business History’ Series on Supply Chain Now shares some of the most relevant business and global supply chain events from years past. It shines a light on some of the most significant leaders, companies, innovations, and even lessons learned from our collective business history.

Check it out here: www.supplychainnowradio.com/business-history

    This Week in Business History for October 19th: Alfred Nobel, The Dodge Brothers, Martha Rountree, & More

    This Week in Business History for October 19th: Alfred Nobel, The Dodge Brothers, Martha Rountree, & More

    In this episode of This Week in Business History, Scott dives into the back story of the Nobel Peace Prize, Dodge automobiles and "Meet the Press". He also touches briefly on bebop, The Body Shop, The Supremes - - and the day that still represents the largest one-day Dow Jones crash (at least by percent) in U.S. history.

    Scott W. Luton is the founder & CEO of Supply Chain Now. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for more than 15 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Dice and Quality Progress Magazine. Scott was named a 2019 Pro to Know in Supply Chain by Supply & Demand Executive and a 2019 “Top 15 Supply Chain & Logistics Experts to Follow” by RateLinx. He founded the 2019 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards and also served on the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential. A Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott volunteers on the Business Pillar for VETLANTA and has served on the boards for APICS Atlanta and the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. Follow Scott Luton on Twitter at @ScottWLuton and learn more about Supply Chain Now here: https://supplychainnow.com/

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    Download the Q2 2020 U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index: freight.usbank.com/?es=a229&a=20
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    This episode of This Week in Business History is hosted by Scott Luton. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/business-history-19.

    • 11 min
    This Week in Business History for October 12th: The Jean Nidetch & Weight Watchers Story

    This Week in Business History for October 12th: The Jean Nidetch & Weight Watchers Story

    On this episode, Scott W. Luton dives into the story of Weight Watchers International Incorporated and its founders, including Jean Nidetch. He also touches on a variety of other historic business events, including Dictionary Day and the "Razor and Blades" business model, for the week of October 12th.

    Scott W. Luton is the founder & CEO of Supply Chain Now. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for more than 15 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Dice and Quality Progress Magazine. Scott was named a 2019 Pro to Know in Supply Chain by Supply & Demand Executive and a 2019 “Top 15 Supply Chain & Logistics Experts to Follow” by RateLinx. He founded the 2019 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards and also served on the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential. A Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott volunteers on the Business Pillar for VETLANTA and has served on the boards for APICS Atlanta and the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. Follow Scott Luton on Twitter at @ScottWLuton and learn more about Supply Chain Now here: https://supplychainnow.com/

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    Connect with Scott on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/scottwindonluton
    AIAG Virtual 2020 Supply Chain Conference: https://tinyurl.com/y8axeflc
    Download the Q2 2020 U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index: freight.usbank.com/?es=a229&a=20
    WEBINAR- Stand Up & Sound Off: https://tinyurl.com/y4lcahdr
    AME Toronto 2020 Virtual Conference: https://www.ame.org/ame-toronto-2020

    This episode was hosted by Scott Luton. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/business-history-18.

    • 14 min
    This Week in Business History for October 4th: The Birth & Rise of Instagram

    This Week in Business History for October 4th: The Birth & Rise of Instagram

    The "This Week in Business History" series features host Scott Luton as he looks back at some of the biggest historical events in business history for the week ahead.

    Scott W. Luton is the CEO and founder of Supply Chain Now. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for more than 15 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Dice and Quality Progress Magazine. Scott was recently named a 2019 Pro to Know in Supply Chain by Supply & Demand Executive. He founded the 2019 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards and also served on the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential. A Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott volunteers on the Business Pillar for VETLANTA and serves on the advisory board for the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. He also serves as an advisor with TalentStream, a leading recruiting & staffing firm based in the Southeast. Connect with Scott Luton on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter at @ScottWLuton.

    Upcoming Events & Resources Mentioned in this Episode:
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    Connect with Scott on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/scottwindonluton/
    Supply Chain Now Ranked #1 Supply Chain Podcast via FeedSpot: tinyurl.com/rud8y9m
    Supply Chain Now Ranked #3 Supply Chain YouTube Channel: https://tinyurl.com/yazfegov
    AIAG Virtual 2020 Supply Chain Conference: https://tinyurl.com/y8axeflc
    Download the Q2 2020 U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index: freight.usbank.com/?es=a229&a=20
    Register for Reuters Events Supply Chain USA Virtual 2020 Summit Here: https://tinyurl.com/y4mj6jph
    WEBINAR: Stand Up & Sound Off- https://tinyurl.com/y4lcahdr
    AME Toronto 2020 Virtual Conference: https://www.ame.org/ame-toronto-2020

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    For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnowradio.com/business-history-17.

    • 14 min
    "This Week in Business History for September 28th: George Washington Jenkins & The Birth of Publix"

    "This Week in Business History for September 28th: George Washington Jenkins & The Birth of Publix"

    Episode 16

    The "This Week in Business History" series features host Scott Luton as he looks back at some of the biggest historical events in business history for the week ahead.

    Scott W. Luton is the CEO and founder of Supply Chain Now. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for more than 15 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Dice and Quality Progress Magazine. Scott was recently named a 2019 Pro to Know in Supply Chain by Supply & Demand Executive. He founded the 2019 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards and also served on the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential. A Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott volunteers on the Business Pillar for VETLANTA and serves on the advisory board for the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. He also serves as an advisor with TalentStream, a leading recruiting & staffing firm based in the Southeast. Connect with Scott Luton on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter at @ScottWLuton.

    Upcoming Events & Resources Mentioned in this Episode:
    Subscribe to Supply Chain Now and ALL Supply Chain Now Programming Here: https://supplychainnowradio.com/subscribe
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    Connect with Scott on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/scottwindonluton/
    Supply Chain Now Ranked #1 Supply Chain Podcast via FeedSpot: tinyurl.com/rud8y9m
    Supply Chain Now Ranked #3 Supply Chain YouTube Channel: https://tinyurl.com/yazfegov
    AIAG Virtual 2020 Supply Chain Conference: https://tinyurl.com/y8axeflc
    Download the Q2 2020 U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index: freight.usbank.com/?es=a229&a=20
    Register for Reuters Events Supply Chain USA Virtual 2020 Summit Here: https://tinyurl.com/y4mj6jph
    WEBINAR: Stand Up & Sound Off- https://tinyurl.com/y4lcahdr
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    AME Toronto 2020 Virtual Conference: https://www.ame.org/ame-toronto-2020

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    For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnowradio.com/business-history-16.

    • 20 min
    This Week in Business History for September 21st: The Story & Passion Behind Honda Motor Company Ltd

    This Week in Business History for September 21st: The Story & Passion Behind Honda Motor Company Ltd

    This Week in Business History for September 21st: The Story & Passion Behind Honda Motor Company Ltd
    Episode 15

    The "This Week in Business History" series features host Scott Luton as he looks back at some of the biggest historical events in business history for the week ahead.

    Scott W. Luton is the CEO and founder of Supply Chain Now. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for more than 15 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Dice and Quality Progress Magazine. Scott was recently named a 2019 Pro to Know in Supply Chain by Supply & Demand Executive. He founded the 2019 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards and also served on the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential. A Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott volunteers on the Business Pillar for VETLANTA and serves on the advisory board for the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. He also serves as an advisor with TalentStream, a leading recruiting & staffing firm based in the Southeast. Connect with Scott Luton on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter at @ScottWLuton.

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    • 16 min
    This Week in Business History for September 14th: JC Penney, Karsten Solheim, & More

    This Week in Business History for September 14th: JC Penney, Karsten Solheim, & More

    The "This Week in Business History" series on Supply Chain Now is where host Scott Luton looks back at some of the biggest historical events in business history for the week ahead.
    Scott W. Luton is the CEO and founder of Supply Chain Now. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for more than 15 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Dice and Quality Progress Magazine. Scott was recently named a 2019 Pro to Know in Supply Chain by Supply & Demand Executive. He founded the 2019 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards and also served on the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential. A Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott volunteers on the Business Pillar for VETLANTA and serves on the advisory board for the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. He also serves as an advisor with TalentStream, a leading recruiting & staffing firm based in the Southeast. Connect with Scott Luton on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter at @ScottWLuton (https://soundcloud.com/ScottWLuton).
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