The presentation began by asking the audience to think back to 2004 – when MySpace was still king and the supply chain really focused on logistics. The supply chain wasn’t viewed as a critical component of business–it was seen as a cost center. It was a part of manufacturing.
Fast forward 10 years and CEOs point to the supply chain as a critical success factor on earnings calls. Solutions have advanced exponentially, we have Chief Supply Chain Officers and Universities are promoting supply chain programs. Quite the change.
A lot of positive progress has been made in the past 10 years but there is still a lot of work to do. The keynote addressed four key challenges that still need to be addressed.
Executive Vice President, Logility With more than 25 years of experience in the development, support and marketing of enterprise software solutions, Karin is able to provide The Voyager Blog several provoking perspectives including market-shaping events, end-user perspectives and technical reviews. She is a widely quoted source on the evolution of the supply chain, frequent author to many leading publications, and can be found speaking at many of the industry’s leading conferences.