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The Supply Chain Doctor has made his diagnosis: Supply Chain is Boring. Can anyone prove him wrong? To find out, the doctor himself, Chris Barnes, interviews the brightest minds contributing concepts and ideas to the future of end-to-end supply management. If you’re an experienced professional, dig deeper into why you do what you do. Just starting out? Learn more about the opportunities ahead and how you can better prepare to address them. Considering a career in supply chain management? Find out about available opportunities and where you might fit. And let’s all get to the bottom of this: is supply chain boring?

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    • 4.5 • 10 Ratings

The Supply Chain Doctor has made his diagnosis: Supply Chain is Boring. Can anyone prove him wrong? To find out, the doctor himself, Chris Barnes, interviews the brightest minds contributing concepts and ideas to the future of end-to-end supply management. If you’re an experienced professional, dig deeper into why you do what you do. Just starting out? Learn more about the opportunities ahead and how you can better prepare to address them. Considering a career in supply chain management? Find out about available opportunities and where you might fit. And let’s all get to the bottom of this: is supply chain boring?

    Simplifying Supply Chain Concepts for Children: A Supply Jane Adventure

    Simplifying Supply Chain Concepts for Children: A Supply Jane Adventure

    It is never too early to learn about supply chain management. Meg Preston takes a unique slant to help parents in supply chain management explain what they do all day to their children with her Supply Jane and Fifo books. She is also interested in getting more of the younger generation interested in STEM, and she makes it fun and interesting.
    Additional Links and Resources:
    Learn more about Supply Chain is Boring: https://supplychainnow.com/program/supply-chain-is-boring/
    Subscribe to Supply Chain is Boring and other Supply Chain Now programs: https://supplychainnow.com/subscribe
    This episode was hosted by Chris Barnes. For more information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/simplifying-supply-chain-concepts-children-40

    • 20 min
    Supply Chain is Boring Classic: Profiles in Supply Chain Leadership with Richard Sharpe, Part 2

    Supply Chain is Boring Classic: Profiles in Supply Chain Leadership with Richard Sharpe, Part 2

    In this classic episode of Supply Chain is Boring, host Chris Barnes sits down for the conclusion of his two-part interview with CEO of Competitive Insights, Richard Sharpe.
    Additional Links and Resources:
    Learn more about Supply Chain is Boring: https://supplychainnow.com/program/supply-chain-is-boring/
    Subscribe to Supply Chain is Boring and other Supply Chain Now programs: https://supplychainnow.com/subscribe
    This episode was hosted by Chris Barnes. For more information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/supply-chain-is-boring-classic- 39

    • 32 min
    Supply Chain is Boring Classic: Profiles in Supply Chain Leadership with Richard Sharpe

    Supply Chain is Boring Classic: Profiles in Supply Chain Leadership with Richard Sharpe

    In this classic episode of Supply Chain is Boring, host Chris Barnes sits down for the first of a two-part interview with CEO of Competitive Insights, Richard Sharpe.
    Additional Links and Resources:
    Learn more about Supply Chain is Boring: https://supplychainnow.com/program/supply-chain-is-boring/
    Subscribe to Supply Chain is Boring and other Supply Chain Now programs: https://supplychainnow.com/subscribe


    This episode was hosted by Chris Barnes. For more information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/supply-chain-is-boring-classic-38

    • 20 min
    A Few Minutes With Industry Veteran Ken Ackerman

    A Few Minutes With Industry Veteran Ken Ackerman

    How did a Princeton and Harvard MBA Grad end up in Supply Chain?
    Listen as Chris interviews Ken Ackerman, founder and lead consultant of K.B. Ackerman Company, to learn about Ken's long career in logistics and warehouse management, the inception of WERC (Warehouse Education and Research Council), and so much more.
    Additional Links and Resources:
    Learn more about Supply Chain is Boring: https://supplychainnow.com/program/supply-chain-is-boring/
    Subscribe to Supply Chain is Boring and other Supply Chain Now programs: https://supplychainnow.com/subscribe


    This episode was hosted by Chris Barnes. For more information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/industry-veteran-ken-ackerman-scib-37

    • 41 min
    How a Doctor in Economics Impacts Supply Chain Management: A Discussion with Dave Anderson Part 2

    How a Doctor in Economics Impacts Supply Chain Management: A Discussion with Dave Anderson Part 2

    Dave Anderson was a driving force behind the creation and development of one of the largest and best supply chain consulting practices in the world. Take a listen to part two of this discussion with Dave to learn how a doctor in Economics was able to impact supply chain management.
    Additional Links and Resources:
    Learn more about Supply Chain is Boring: https://supplychainnow.com/program/supply-chain-is-boring/
    Subscribe to Supply Chain is Boring and other Supply Chain Now programs: https://supplychainnow.com/subscribe


    This episode was hosted by Chris Barnes. For more information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/doctor-economics-supply-chain-management-scib-36

    • 25 min
    How a Doctor in Economics Impacts Supply Chain Management: A Discussion with Dave Anderson

    How a Doctor in Economics Impacts Supply Chain Management: A Discussion with Dave Anderson

    Dave Anderson was a driving force behind the creation and development of one of the largest and best supply chain consulting practices in the world. Take a listen to part one of this two-part discussion with Dave to learn how a doctor in Economics was able to impact supply chain management.
    Additional Links and Resources:
    Learn more about Supply Chain is Boring: https://supplychainnow.com/program/supply-chain-is-boring/
    Subscribe to Supply Chain is Boring and other Supply Chain Now programs: https://supplychainnow.com/subscribe
    Learn more about Supply Chain Ventures: https://supplychainventure.com/
    This episode was hosted by Chris Barnes. For more information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/doctor-economics-supply-chain-management-scib-35

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

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Category Dojo App ,

As impressively boring as supply chain itself

With a tongue in cheek name like ‘supply chain is boring,’ you know you’re in for an interesting perspective with host Chris Barnes. Great guests, great dialogue. Very boring.

mmgllc ,

I love boring

Chris is a great host sharing stories of those that have been there done that in the supply chain industry. Great interviews and great podcast!

Flower5485 ,

A boring supply chain is a good supply chain

I like learning about the history of supply chain management, future trends, and how to be a supply chain pro all fro one source.

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