Continuing with our 'behind the blogger' series, here is this week's edition of our Friday five-question interview. On the hot seat is Monique Rupert, who is vice president of professional services for Kinaxis. Where did you grow up? Born in St. Louis, MO. Lived in Florida, Washington DC, Texas and Michigan growing up Favorite book/movie/song? Best book I read recently, The Help by Kathryn Stockett Best advice you ever got or favorite motivational quote? Best quote I use with my kids and still holds true for me…”You get what you get and you don’t get upset.” What book are you reading now? Not a recently released book, Shining Through by Susan Isaacs What single piece of counsel would you offer to your colleagues in supply chain for the remainder of 2010? Prepare for the unexpected
North American Arctic supply chain operations: How food is delivered
Supply chain planning is extremely important for North American Arctic communities. Various factors such as the climate, environment, geography and year-long socioeconomic needs of the residents play a big role in delivering goods and services, and the extremes experienced here can help us imagine resourceful ways to operate through supply chain planning and operations challenges. With limited time and conditions, supplying the required goods and services for daily life in the North American...