34 episodes

Transformations in Supply Chain are adventures with real people; full of opportunities and challenges.

Every Thursday, join Marcia Williams in a podcast of real stories; real stories with real people transforming supply chains.

Be sure to tune in to our Coronavirus and Supply Chain Video Series with amazing guests.

Marcia – host of the show, experienced supply chain consultant, speaker, and author – interviews guests who have led outstanding transformations.

If you are or want to become a change leader with high impact, this podcast is for you.

And you will know it all – strengths, vulnerabilities, successes and failures; from how to perform data analysis through wearing your favorite tie or red shoes to boost your confidence.

Transformations are adventures with real people. Learn from their stories and claim your head start!

Adventures in Supply Chain Marcia Williams

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Transformations in Supply Chain are adventures with real people; full of opportunities and challenges.

Every Thursday, join Marcia Williams in a podcast of real stories; real stories with real people transforming supply chains.

Be sure to tune in to our Coronavirus and Supply Chain Video Series with amazing guests.

Marcia – host of the show, experienced supply chain consultant, speaker, and author – interviews guests who have led outstanding transformations.

If you are or want to become a change leader with high impact, this podcast is for you.

And you will know it all – strengths, vulnerabilities, successes and failures; from how to perform data analysis through wearing your favorite tie or red shoes to boost your confidence.

Transformations are adventures with real people. Learn from their stories and claim your head start!

    Coronavirus and Supply Chain Series with Terrence Clark - President and CEO of the New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council

    Coronavirus and Supply Chain Series with Terrence Clark - President and CEO of the New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council

    Adventures in Supply Chain podcast is pleased to announce the "Coronavirus and Supply Chain Series" to help our communities with the insights of outstanding leaders in Supply Chain and in other critical functions. These challenging times are also for transformations and opportunities. We will get through this together and we will make it happen.
    It’s our pleasure to introduce Terrence Clark. Terrence is the President and CEO of the New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council

    • 15 min
    Transformations with Gustavo Santamarina

    Transformations with Gustavo Santamarina

    Gustavo Santamarina, Director of Medical Devices, at Nubenco Enterprises, shares his insights on how supply chains work for real. An episode that has it all: failures, successes, transformations and more.

    • 46 min
    Coronavirus and Supply Chain with Dr. Ken Boyer - Faculty Director, Non-Degree Executive Education at OSU

    Coronavirus and Supply Chain with Dr. Ken Boyer - Faculty Director, Non-Degree Executive Education at OSU

    Adventures in Supply Chain podcast is pleased to announce the "Coronavirus and Supply Chain Series" to help our communities with the insights of outstanding leaders in Supply Chain and in other critical functions. These challenging times are also for transformations and opportunities. We will get through this together and we will make it happen.
    It's our pleasure to introduce Dr. Kenneth Boyer, Faculty Director, Non-Degree Executive Education at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business.
    Prior to this position, Dr. Boyer was Chair of the Management Science Department. The mission of the department is to provide world class research, teaching, and outreach in all areas of operations, purchasing and supply chain management.
    Other previous positions of Dr. Boyer include Dean’s Distinguished Professor at The Ohio State University for ten years and Faculty Director, Working Professional MBA Program. Doctor Boyer was also Professor at Michigan State University for eight years.

    • 19 min
    Data and Tech in Supply Chain with Host Marcia Williams

    Data and Tech in Supply Chain with Host Marcia Williams

    Adventures in Supply Chain podcast is pleased to present episode 29, and first of the "Data and Tech in Supply Chain” Video Series with your host, Marcia Williams, Managing Partner at USM Supply Chain.
    In this episode, Marcia talks about the following:

     - Why data in Supply Chain? or in other words, what’s the importance of data in Supply Chain?
    What is Six Sigma, in particular, the DMAIC approach for process optimization? What are the fundamental KPIs or key metrics to track? What is the role of technology?  
    This episode is sponsored by USM Supply Chain. USM stands for Unstoppable, Scalable, Mindful Supply Chain.
    Check us out at usmsupplychain.com to scale up your profits together with your supply chain.
     
    THE DATA-POWERED SUPPLY CHAIN BOOTCAMP COMING UP IN MARCH!
    We are preparing an amazing Bootcamp for you! The Data-Powered Supply Chain Bootcamp is coming up in March.

    • 19 min
    Data and Tech in Supply Chain: How to Make Data Actionable with Guest John Ferraioli

    Data and Tech in Supply Chain: How to Make Data Actionable with Guest John Ferraioli

    Join Host Marcia Williams in the FREE LIVE Masterclass:
    How to Unlock the Power of Data to Generate Profit in Your Supply Chain - March 16th at 12 PM 
    Register here For the FREE LIVE Class https://training.usmsupplychain.com/webinar-registration
    In this episode, we talked about the following:

    - What is the data that we need to get right in Supply Chain?
     
    - What are the data sources?
     
    - How do you use that data? How can you have the data actionable?
     
    -If your organization or company would like to make decisions based on data, where should you start? The low hanging fruit?
     
    -What are the most common mistakes when using data?
     
    -How can you avoid such mistakes?
     
    -What is the role of technology related to data in Supply Chain?
     
    -Final thoughts or key points to remember about data in Supply Chain?
     
    Don't forget to register for How to Unlock the Power of Data to Generate Profit in Your Supply Chain - March 16th at 12 PM 
    Register here For the FREE LIVE Class with Host Marcia Williams https://training.usmsupplychain.com/webinar-registration

    • 40 min
    Data and Tech in Supply Chain - How to Save Cost on Last Mile Delivery with Guest Dean Maciuba

    Data and Tech in Supply Chain - How to Save Cost on Last Mile Delivery with Guest Dean Maciuba

    How to Save Cost on Last-Mile Delivery
    Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel. 
    Check us out at https://usmsupplychain.com/
    Actionable advice from expert Dean Maciuba on how to achieve cost savings on last-mile delivery in this video episode of Data and Tech in Supply Chain with Host Marcia Williams.
    Dean worked at UPS/FedEx for over 37 years across multiple professional positions in sales, marketing, and operations. His vast experience allows him to possess a unique and in-depth view into nearly all aspects of the parcel transportation industry.
    In this episode, we talk about the following:
    - What is last-mile delivery?
    - How can you reduce your cost in last-mile delivery – from the merchant and carrier perspectives?
    - What is the trend of micro fulfillment with on-demand delivery?
    - What is the role of data and technology?
    - What is the importance of alternative and smaller vehicle solutions such as cargo bikes and electric vans?
    Check us out at www.usmsupplychain.com
     

    • 27 min

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