36 episodes

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?

Supply Chain is Boring Supply Chain Now

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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?

    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
    SOBs, Yesterday's Tomorrows, & More: An Interview with Dr. Benn Konsynski

    SOBs, Yesterday's Tomorrows, & More: An Interview with Dr. Benn Konsynski

    In this replay of an original Supply Chain is Boring episode, Chris Barnes sits down with and interviews Dr. Benn Konsynski.
    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-34

    • 43 min
    When is a refrigerator not a refrigerator? An Interview with Dr. Ron Ballou, Part 2

    When is a refrigerator not a refrigerator? An Interview with Dr. Ron Ballou, Part 2

    In this second part of a 2 part series, host Chris Barnes sat down with Dr. Ron Ballou, Professor Emeritus of Operations at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University to learn more about the history of supply chain management and review some of his predictions made in 2006.
    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-33.

    • 26 min
    When is a refrigerator not a refrigerator? An Interview with Dr. Ron Ballou

    When is a refrigerator not a refrigerator? An Interview with Dr. Ron Ballou

    In this part 1 of a 2 part series, host Chris Barnes sat down with Dr. Ron Ballou, Professor Emeritus of Operations at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University to learn more about the history of supply chain management and review some of his predictions made in 2006.
    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-32.

    • 23 min
    An Insight into Supply Chain Careers with Industry Veteran Rodney Apple - Part 2

    An Insight into Supply Chain Careers with Industry Veteran Rodney Apple - Part 2

    In this second part of a 2 part series, we sat down with Rodney Apple, a long-time supply chain recruiter and career coach, and fellow podcast host, to learn more about careers in 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/rodney-apple-scib-30.

    • 28 min

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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!

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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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