34 episodes

Our phones. The medicines we need. The cars we drive. The food we eat. The clothes we wear. The buildings we work in. Whether we’re aware of it or not, the global supply chain affects us all. In this podcast, we connect with supply chain experts and industry professionals to explore how all the stuff we need ends up in the right place at the right time.

Big Ideas in Supply Chain Kinaxis

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Our phones. The medicines we need. The cars we drive. The food we eat. The clothes we wear. The buildings we work in. Whether we’re aware of it or not, the global supply chain affects us all. In this podcast, we connect with supply chain experts and industry professionals to explore how all the stuff we need ends up in the right place at the right time.

    Navigating sustainability challenges in semiconductors: With Deloitte's Michelle Dumais

    Navigating sustainability challenges in semiconductors: With Deloitte's Michelle Dumais

    In the semiconductor industry where rapid innovation and faster product life cycles add ever-changing complexities throughout the supply chain, tackling sustainability and carbon emissions is no easy feat. As a manager within the supply chain management practice of Deloitte Consulting, Michelle Dumais understands the responsibility of making end-to-end supply chains more earth-friendly through ESG initiatives and reducing scope 3 emissions. Joining Michelle is Polly Mitchell-Guthrie, VP of Industry Outreach and Thought Leadership at Kinaxis, to discuss the importance of strategic sustainability planning for supply chain professionals, data-driven conversations, and why collaboration is critical to address these challenges.

    • 15 min
    Supply chain trends: What executive leaders expect in 2024

    Supply chain trends: What executive leaders expect in 2024

    In this panel discussion with Mary Byrne, Vice President of Supply Chain at Cardinal Health, Liz Coddington, CFO of Peloton, Gus Shahin, CIO at Flex and Professor Morgan Swink from Texas Christian University co-hosted by Angel Mendez, Kinaxis Board Member and Kinaxis Chief Strategy Officer Dr. Anne Robinson, the group discusses the supply chain trends carrying over from 2023 that will create opportunities in 2024.

    • 45 min
    Embracing innovation for a futuristic supply chain

    Embracing innovation for a futuristic supply chain

    Shifts in consumer behavior are forcing supply chains to evolve, leading many chief supply chain officers to ask: how do we keep up? For Mohan Sodhi, Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management at the Bayes Business School at the City University of London, and Jayashankar Swaminathan, Professor of Operations at the University of North Carolina, the key is to embrace innovation or risk falling behind. Mohan and Jay are joined by Angel Mendez, Board Member and Supply Chain Innovator, and Dr. Anne Robinson, Chief Strategy Officer at Kinaxis, to discuss how to develop and bring innovation to the forefront of your organization so you can optimize supply chains for the future.

    • 22 min
    Seagen's integrated supply chain: From clinical trials to commercialization

    Seagen's integrated supply chain: From clinical trials to commercialization

    Explore the complexities of supply chain planning in the biopharma industry with Elisabeth Kaszas, VP of Global Supply Operations at Seagen, and Allen Jacques, Industry Thought Leader at Kinaxis. In this episode of Big Ideas in Supply Chain, Elisabeth details her 30 years of experience in life sciences and biopharma, including her recent accomplishments transforming the supply chain process at Seagen. Elisabeth and Allen deliver powerful insights when it comes to tackling rapid growth due to product launches, exchanging data, reducing lead times, and the vital role of advanced planning.

    • 23 min
    Transform your supply chain: The Crawl-Walk-Run method, with Jamieson Wellness

    Transform your supply chain: The Crawl-Walk-Run method, with Jamieson Wellness

    If you’re looking to digitally transform your supply chain, don’t try to do everything all at once. Supply chain leaders at Jamieson Wellness, Andre Teixeira, VP of Global Supply Chain, Raymond Khan, Senior Director of Supply Chain Center of Excellence and Network Operations, and Steve Mailloux, Director, Supply Chain Planning, say your business should use the crawl, walk, run approach: a tactic designed to ease your business into its next phase without overwhelming it. Joining our experts at Jamieson Wellness is Matt Spooner, Industry Thought Leader at Kinaxis to discuss the tools, processes, and capabilities needed to build a more agile and competitive supply chain.

    • 18 min
    How operationalizing supply chain sustainability drives business

    How operationalizing supply chain sustainability drives business

    As new pressures emerge to improve sustainability, some supply chain practitioners questioning why they aren’t aware of, or involved in, corporate strategies to tackle carbon emissions. To discuss the importance of operationalizing sustainability within the supply chain, Deborah Dull, Vice President and Global Supply Chain Sustainability Leader at Genpact, and Josué Velázquez Martínez, Director, Sustainable Supply Chain & LIFT research Labs at MIT, join Polly Mitchell-Guthrie, VP of Industry Outreach and Thought Leadership at Kinaxis, to discuss the importance of carbon intuition and the role of data and metrics to drive growth while making a positive impact on the planet.

    • 22 min

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