9 episodes

Smart Supply Chain is a podcast produced by ALOM featuring industry experts offering insight and clarity on a variety of supply chain topics.

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Smart Supply Chain is a podcast produced by ALOM featuring industry experts offering insight and clarity on a variety of supply chain topics.

    Seeing Supply Chain Through the Eyes of a CFO

    Seeing Supply Chain Through the Eyes of a CFO

    While most people realize that CFOs play important roles, most lack a true understanding of the many parts of an organization CFOs touch, especially when it comes to supply chain. This enlightening episode, featuring ALOM CFO Jack Sexton, offers a peek into the mind of a CFO, providing listeners with a better sense of how a CFO thinks about supply chains and how he directly influences an organization's success.  

    • 21 min
    Supply Chain 2021 – A Look Back and Lessons Learned

    Supply Chain 2021 – A Look Back and Lessons Learned

    2021’s legacy will be The Year of Supply Chain. Suddenly, supply chain wasn't unfamiliar or uninteresting, but something everyone wanted to talk about. In this episode, ALOM CEO Hannah Kain looks back at the challenges the whack-a-mole supply chain created, the lessons supply chain professionals learned, what she considers to be the biggest surprise of the year, and what, if anything, keeps her up at night. This is an episode you don't want to miss.  

    • 18 min
    Evolution of Data in the Supply Chain

    Evolution of Data in the Supply Chain

    Have you always wondered about the correct pronunciation of the word "data"? Are you curious about the different ways data can be used to improve supply chain performance? Do you want to know how machine learning and AI can transform supply chains? ALOM's Chief Technology and Privacy Officer Brandon Marugg answers all these questions and more in this episode of Smart Supply Chain. 

    • 16 min
    The Supply Chain of the Future

    The Supply Chain of the Future

    What will the global supply chain look like in 2027, and what can supply chain professionals do today to prepare for the future? ALOM's VP of Supply Chain Strategy Lisa Dolan tackles these questions in this riveting discussion that delves into shifting consumer expectations, advances in data and machine learning/AI, green supply chains, and more.  

    • 17 min
    Turning Today‘s Troubles into Today‘s Success

    Turning Today‘s Troubles into Today‘s Success

    Supply chain professionals are dealing with a lot today – unpredictable demand, material shortages, labor shortages, freight delays, political unrest, extreme weather … the list of troubles goes on and on. Yet, the best of the best are still filling orders and delivering on-time. ALOM’s VP of Client Success Fiona Lowbridge draws on two decades of supply chain experience and offers expert advice on how to emphasize collaboration, communication, trust, and resilience to turn today’s troubles into success.

    • 21 min
    Stamping Out Supply Chain Slavery

    Stamping Out Supply Chain Slavery

    Nearly 50 million people around the globe are modern slaves. Slavery is all around us – in the clothes we wear, the toys we buy our children, and the food we eat. ALOM CEO Hannah Kain discusses the reasons why our global supply chain is vulnerable to slavery and the actions supply chain professionals must take to stamp out slavery. 

    • 21 min

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