066 – Peter Evans – Navigating the Digital Marketplace Revolution

Author: Supply Chain Next Go to Source In an enlightening episode of “Supply Chain Next,” host Richard Donaldson welcomes Peter Evans, Chief Strategy Officer at McFadyen Digital, for a thought-provoking discussion on the evolution of digital marketplaces and the strategic implications for supply chains. Peter, with his rich background spanning roles at KPMG, the Center for Global Enterprise, and General Electric, shares his journey from an industry visionary to a leading strategist in the digital marketplace arena. His experiences shed light…

Behind the Barcode: Mastering 2D barcodes with GS1 US’s Gena Morgan

Author: GS1 US Go to Source Keeping track of product information and inventory with multiple barcode types can be tricky for businesses.  Gena Morgan, who leads the standards team at GS1 US, shares valuable insights into the world of barcodes, specifically focusing on the transition from traditional 1D barcodes to 2D barcodes and the importance of GS1 standards in driving industry adoption. Gena explains the technical differences between traditional linear barcodes and 2D barcodes, such as QR codes and data matrix…

Shipping and Logistics: Things You Know, and Some You Don’t

Author: Supply Chain Now Go to Source Never has such a bright spotlight been shone on the supply chain as a vital strategic component of business success. The industry is undergoing significant transformation across several key areas, from digitalization to sustainability and building resiliency. Sitting down with John Wharff, Senior Sales Engineering Manager at EasyPost, we walk through five critical aspects that organizations must focus on addressing, solving, and optimizing to futureproof their supply chain strategies in 2024 and beyond. 1.…

Future-Proofing Supply Chains: Unveiling Top Technology Trends with Mike Griswold from Gartner

Author: Supply Chain Now Go to Source Joining us for this new episode of Supply Chain Now is Mike Griswold, Vice President of Research for Retail at Gartner. Here, we discuss Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2024 – a list of key innovations that can help organizations accelerate towards their business goals in the fast-evolving age of AI. Of these 10, Griswold deep dives into the three that he believes supply chain professionals and supply chain organizations need to…

Propane Energy: Is It the Fuel of the Future Today? Guest: Tucker Perkins, President, CEO, Propane Education & Research Council

Author: Inbound Logistics Magazine Go to Source Propane is familiar to weekend campers or backyard grill masters but that’s just a very small part of the many applications that propane is used for. Industries from sports to material handling are implementing propane for its many benefits and cost savings. How much does your company know about the potential of propane? Tucker Perkins. President and CEO of the Propane Education & Research Council chats with us about how propane could very well…

Empowering Veterans: A Journey from Service to Success with Robyn Grable of Talents ASCEND

Author: Supply Chain Now Go to Source In this episode of Veteran Voices, host Mary Kate Soliva welcomes Navy veteran and founder of Talents ASCEND, Robyn Grable, to the show. Their conversation covers Robyn’s military journey, challenges faced by veterans transitioning to civilian life, and the importance of networking. Listen in as Robyn shares her inspiration behind Talents Ascend, a platform connecting veterans, military spouses, and the disabled community with employment opportunities, and emphasizes the need to challenge job market misconceptions.…

The Buzz for February 19th Featuring Scott Luton and Allison Giddens

Author: Supply Chain Now Go to Source The Buzz is Supply Chain Now’s regular Monday livestream, held at 12 noon ET each week. This show focuses on some of the leading stories from global supply chain and global business, always with special guests – the most important of which is the live audience! In this week’s episode of The Buzz, hosts Scott Luton and Allison Giddens discuss some of the top news stories and trends in supply chain and industry today.…

Tackling Inventory Headaches in the E-commerce Universe

Author: GS1 US Go to Source Tracking and managing inventory from end-to-end is challenging for business merchants dealing with perishable food items. Lichen Zhang, co-founder of Freshly Commerce, is changing how merchants handle the complexities of tracking bundles, managing perishable inventory, and the significance of complying with regulations such as FSMA 204. The company’s initial success with its foundation, growth, and innovative solutions for inventory and order fulfillment in the e-commerce industry spurred Freshly’s evolution into a suite of tools helping…