In this episode of Big Ideas in Supply Chain, VP at First Analytics Rob Stevens explains that even amidst supply chain disruption, the goal for business leaders should be progress—not perfection. While COVID-19 has been a wakeup call for many companies who weren’t prepared to deal with black swan events like the coronavirus disruption, there are simple steps they can begin to take in their “supply chain renaissance”—from technology that enables real-time simulations and scenario modeling to the baby steps of digital transformation. Listen now.
You can read more about analytics in the consumer packaged goods supply chain from First Analytics here. Catch up on past episodes of the Big Ideas in Supply Chain podcast using the links below:
- Ep. 1: Creating a digital transformation blueprint with Anne Robinson, Chief Strategy Officer, Kinaxis and John La Bouff, Supply Chain Fellow, Spinnaker
- Ep. 2: Supply chain is a household name with Alison Crawford, Senior Manager of Industry and Solutions Marketing, Kinaxis
- Ep. 3: Can your supply chain drop-ship a single roll of toilet paper?
- Ep. 4: Bob Ferrari: Strategies for the COVID-19 war room and beyond