Dr. Abdourahmane Diallo, director of health systems strengthening with John Snow Inc., and Walter Proper, JSI's director of public health task order, relate the story of how a vendor-managed inventory (VMI) system improved Zimbabwean citizens' access to critical healthcare. A finalist in the SupplyChainBrain/CSCMP Supply Chain Innovation Award for 2014.
A discussion about the talent gap in supply chain management – and what 3PL Transplace is doing about it – with Adrianne Court, chief human resources officer, and Blake Whicker, a graduate of the company's New Grad Professional Development Program.
The Coca-Cola Company and its African bottling partners announced a new investment of $5bn during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington. The investment, to be made over the next six years, increases its total announced investment in Africa to $17bn from 2010 to 2020. The Company and its bottling partners anticipate that this investment will fund new manufacturing lines, cooling and distribution equipment and production; create additional jobs and opportunities across Coca-Cola's African supply chain; and support key sustainability initiatives and programs focused on safe water access, sustainable sourcing, women’s economic empowerment, community well-being and operational efficiency improvements.