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Let's Talk Supply Chain is not your average supply chain podcast. We feature not just the top of the industry, but also diverse voices from within the community, new innovations and the disrupters making waves in the industry. Don’t listen to the same ol' same ol', be sparked by new ideas and fresh perspectives only on Let's Talk Supply Chain.
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Oct 28, 2018

Welcome back Lets Talk listeners!

With everything changing so quickly, technology, consumer habits, delivery expectations and the trend toward personalized consumer goods its no wonder the state of retail is unpredictable. Some retailers are going bankrupt, some are thriving and even online retailers are looking to go to bricks and mortar, who will survive and how will supply chains change?

In this episode, My resident industry expert - Graham Robins from BorderBuddy is back! Graham and I talk about the changes in bricks and mortar and how that is affecting the supply chain, the state of retail, why some retailers are surviving and some are not, how the "New NAFTA" will affect retail, crossing the border and how we can plan for the future. Whether you are a service provider, distributor, warehouse, consultant, retailer, supply chain professional etc Everyone needs to understand the State of Retail as Trillions of dollars worth of products move every day and it affects supply chains around the world. It is our future. Share this episode with your management team, C-Suite and colleagues, Enjoy!

LISTENER's CORNER! is in full swing and everyone is loving this segment! We are starting conversations on LinkedIn, twitter and Instagram so make sure to follow the show and get in on the conversation! The question and answers are featured on an upcoming show and on the website www.letstalksupplychain.com/listener-corner. If you have a supply chain question send them to me at listener@letstalksupplychain.com and I will send it to the experts that have been on the show to GET YOU THE ANSWERS!

To our success,

Sarah

P.S - Need a reference guide or Supply Chain Dictionary? We have you covered: https://www.letstalksupplychain.com/product-page/supply-chain-dictionary

P.P.S - Make sure to review and rate us on iTunes so others can find us and hear more about our incredible guests! Your feedback means a lot to me and goes into consideration for future episodes and improvements made to the Lets Talk Supply Chain podcast.

Oct 28, 2018

Welcome back Lets Talk listeners!

Lets face it, Technology isn't going anywhere and will definitely be a part of our future. I recently spoke on a panel about the Future of Logistics and I strongly believe that supply chain teams need to have someone that not only understands the supply chain but also understands technology so that we can intelligently navigate the new innovation that comes our way on a day to day basis.

In this episode, Gwen the CEO at Freightpath joins me to talk about Transportation Management Systems and how you can find the right partner. Here is what you can expect: How can you find the right partner, What are some of the questions companies should be asking to find the right partner, how Freightpath helps, what an on boarding process should look like, the benefits and ROI of having the right TMS and what cost should look like. Technology is a huge cost centre for service providers so make sure to tune in and see how you can make the most out of the capital you have. Share this episode with your management team, C-Suite and colleagues, Enjoy!

LISTENER's CORNER! is in full swing and everyone is loving this segment! We are starting conversations on LinkedIn, twitter and Instagram so make sure to follow the show and get in on the conversation! The question and answers are featured on an upcoming show and on the website www.letstalksupplychain.com/listener-corner. If you have a supply chain question send them to me at listener@letstalksupplychain.com and I will send it to the experts that have been on the show to GET YOU THE ANSWERS! 

To our success,

Sarah

P.S - Need a reference guide or Supply Chain Dictionary? We have you covered: https://www.letstalksupplychain.com/product-page/supply-chain-dictionary

P.P.S - Make sure to review and rate us on iTunes so others can find us and hear more about our incredible guests! Your feedback means a lot to me and goes into consideration for future episodes and improvements made to the Lets Talk Supply Chain podcast.

Oct 22, 2018

Welcome back Lets Talk listeners!

What does Diversity mean to you? Lets face it we all have different thoughts about diversity in the workplace and we all have Biases that may hold us back from truly becoming diverse organizations. Lori Benson, from EY is here to discuss this very topic in my Women in Supply Chain part 11.

In this episode, Lori and I talk about her journey to success, what diversity truly means, misconceptions about bias, the downsides of not being a diverse company, types of bias, how to check yourself for bias, what companies can do today, how to start that conversation and Lori's advice for the next generation. Lori gives you all the tools you need to make a change and a difference, get ready to take some notes and take some action! Here is to diversity starting with us! Share this episode with your management team, C-Suite and colleagues, Enjoy!

LISTENER's CORNER! is in full swing and everyone is loving this segment! We are starting conversations on LinkedIn, twitter and Instagram so make sure to follow the show and get in on the conversation! The question and answers are featured on an upcoming show and on the website www.letstalksupplychain.com/listener-corner. If you have a supply chain question send them to me at listener@letstalksupplychain.com and I will send it to the experts that have been on the show to GET YOU THE ANSWERS!

To our success,

Sarah

P.S - Need a reference guide or Supply Chain Dictionary? We have you covered: https://www.letstalksupplychain.com/product-page/supply-chain-dictionary

P.P.S - Make sure to review and rate us on iTunes so others can find us and hear more about our incredible guests! Your feedback means a lot to me and goes into consideration for future episodes and improvements made to the Lets Talk Supply Chain podcast.

Oct 15, 2018

Welcome back Lets Talk listeners!

There is a reason why this is such a hot topic among supply chain professionals. Demand and Supply Chain planning affects everything from customer service, the bottom line, your companies' agility and whether you are proactive or reactive. So, how do you know when it is time to find a new solution?

In this episode, Shaun Phillips, Global product and Market Manager for Dynasys is here to answer many of the industries' biggest questions around demand planning. Shaun and I talk about the Importance of Demand and Supply Chain planning to maximize end to end supply chain,  The key indicators your company needs to find a solution or a new solution, what questions you should ask and some amazing advice to optimize your end to end supply chain. My last episode about Demand Planning is still my number 1 episode and this interview is a great follow up! Share this episode with your management team, C-Suite and colleagues, Enjoy!

LISTENER's CORNER! is in full swing and everyone is loving this segment! We are starting conversations on LinkedIn, twitter and Instagram so make sure to follow the show and get in on the conversation! The question and answers are featured on an upcoming show and on the website www.letstalksupplychain.com/listener-corner. If you have a supply chain question send them to me at listener@letstalksupplychain.com and I will send it to the experts that have been on the show to GET YOU THE ANSWERS!

To our success,

Sarah

P.S - Need a reference guide or Supply Chain Dictionary? We have you covered: https://www.letstalksupplychain.com/product-page/supply-chain-dictionary

P.P.S - Make sure to review and rate us on iTunes so others can find us and hear more about our incredible guests! Your feedback means a lot to me and goes into consideration for future episodes and improvements made to the Lets Talk Supply Chain podcast.

Oct 8, 2018

Welcome back Lets Talk listeners!

Do you have the right tools to increase efficiency in your warehouse operations? Maybe you are still using spreadsheets, not even spending any time on slotting or your order accuracy is low, these are just some of the key indicators Dan and I talk about in this episode. PLUS if you think you are out of space, think again! It may just be a difference between throughput and space.

In this episode, Dan and I talk about mastering your warehouse operations. Dan tells us the difference between throughput and space and what that means to your business PLUS we cover the biggest challenges in warehousing today, how often you should consider re-slotting, The top 3 indicators your company does not have control over the movement in your warehouse, techniques and solutions and the benefit/ROI of recognizing the value of slotting. Share this episode with your management team, C-Suite and colleagues, Enjoy!

LISTENER's CORNER! is in full swing and everyone is loving this segment! We are starting conversations on LinkedIn, twitter and Instagram so make sure to follow the show and get in on the conversation! The question and answers are featured on an upcoming show and on the website www.letstalksupplychain.com/listener-corner. If you have a supply chain question send them to me at listener@letstalksupplychain.com and I will send it to the experts that have been on the show to GET YOU THE ANSWERS!

To our success,

Sarah

P.S - Need a reference guide or Supply Chain Dictionary? We have you covered: https://www.letstalksupplychain.com/product-page/supply-chain-dictionary

P.P.S - Make sure to review and rate us on iTunes so others can find us and hear more about our incredible guests! Your feedback means a lot to me and goes into consideration for future episodes and improvements made to the Lets Talk Supply Chain podcast.

Oct 2, 2018

Welcome back Lets Talk listeners!

MOL is one of the world's leading steamship lines and positioned as a premium carrier focused on carrying cargo for customers who were most concerned with strong performance levels. With the Bankruptcy of Hanjin, The landscape for ocean carriers got more competitive and messaging needed to be changed, MOL needed to differentiate themselves and Tim Pajak lead that re-branding initiative.

In this episode, Tim and I talk about the MOL re-branding and use that as case study in how to build a brand in supply chain. A lot of times service providers struggle with highlighting service levels vs competing on price and Tim provides solutions. You will also learn about how to find the right advertising agency, how do you get buy in for new branding and messaging, the difference between B2B and B2C marketing, which marketing channels to use, how to measure the success of a campaign as well as the impact of e-commerce on your marketing. Enjoy this episode, you might need a pen and paper to take some notes!

LISTENER's CORNER! is in full swing and everyone is loving this segment! We are starting conversations on LinkedIn, twitter and Instagram so make sure to follow the show and get in on the conversation! The question and answers are featured on an upcoming show and on the website www.letstalksupplychain.com/listener-corner. If you have a supply chain question send them to me at listener@letstalksupplychain.com and I will send it to the experts that have been on the show to GET YOU THE ANSWERS!

To our success,

Sarah

P.S - Need a reference guide or Supply Chain Dictionary? We have you covered: https://www.letstalksupplychain.com/product-page/supply-chain-dictionary

P.P.S - Make sure to review and rate us on iTunes so others can find us and hear more about our incredible guests! Your feedback means a lot to me and goes into consideration for future episodes and improvements made to the Lets Talk Supply Chain podcast.

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