Supply Chain Excellence: Implementing Emerging Technologies to Balance Risk and Reward

Cameron Geiger

Chief Supply Chain Officer at TriMark USA

Learning Objectives

Every company's supply chain is unique, and yet they all have a common subset of characteristics that make up their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Operations excellence is achieved by prudent investments in the right capabilities in the right order, at the right time. Companies have to balance investments in supply chain planning as well as execution, as both are critical to becoming best in class. At the same time, companies have to balance the market, financial, technological and execution risks in a constantly shifting environment.

Key Takeaways:

  • Invest in your data: how is it stored, how is it used?

  • Understand the business value of end-to-end visibility and automation for your specific needs

  • Build a flexible, agile, value-sequenced plan that your decision-makers can support and afford