Kezia Fitzgerald, co-founder of CareAline, tells how her company responded to a need for isolation gowns during the COVID-19 pandemic, and describes what it will take to set up a domestic supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) for the future.
A discussion about the impact of the semiconductor shortage on automotive manufacturers, with Dan Hearsch, Managing Director, lead of the Automotive Practice in the Americas, and co-lead of the Global Automotive and Industrials Practice, with AlixPartners.
Nick Vyas, academic director of the Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management program at the USC Marshall School of Business, tells how higher education in supply chain has been affected by the pandemic, both in terms of subject matter and how it’s taught.
Liz Dubeck, project finance and development partner with the law firm of O’Melveny & Myers LLP, outlines the prospects for private-sector participation in infrastructure development called for in President Biden’s ambitious initiative.
Erik Olson, North American supply chain lead with Accenture, explains how the cloud has made possible a slew of technological innovations for the supply chain, including analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and blockchain.
Keith Daniels, partner with Carl Marks Advisors, relates how the food supply chain — both on the restaurant and grocery sides — fared during the pandemic, and what permanent changes the industry is likely to experience in the years ahead.
A discussion about the progress of digitization as it relates to supply-chain management, especially the handling and transmission of data, with Kendra Phillips, chief technology officer and vice president of new products with Ryder System, Inc.
Ann-Marie Daugherty, senior vice president and general manager of supply chain with Inmar Intelligence, explains the complexities of the returns process for items purchased online — one that requires multiple partners in an efficient “ecosystem.”