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The Future of Supply Chain

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The Future of Supply Chain podcast is a show hosted by Thought Leader and Evangelist Richard Howells, and supply chain experts Sin To and Nicole Smythe. Guests discuss hot topics, best practices, and the latest innovations to deliver a risk-resilient and sustainable supply chain.

Location:

Germany

Description:

The Future of Supply Chain podcast is a show hosted by Thought Leader and Evangelist Richard Howells, and supply chain experts Sin To and Nicole Smythe. Guests discuss hot topics, best practices, and the latest innovations to deliver a risk-resilient and sustainable supply chain.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 49: Leveraging Augmented Reality to Transform Logistics Operations with TeamViewer’s Robert Thiele

2/14/2024
Augmented Reality (AR) has emerged as a powerful technology that overlays digital information onto the real world, enhancing our perception and interaction with our surroundings. In this episode, TeamViewer’s Robert Thiele joins us to discuss how AR is revolutionizing the way operations are conducted, leading to increased efficiency, improved safety, and enhanced customer experiences. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:30:22

Episode 48: Harnessing Innovation in the Factories of the Future with EY’s Daniel Minotti and Brannon Lockhart

2/7/2024
The future is in the present as seen through the emerging innovations in the factories of today. EY’s Daniel Minotti and Brannon Lockhart join us on the series to explore how technologies are transforming the way companies manufacture their goods, collaborate within their network, and attract the next generation of workers. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:31:01

Episode 47: Taking Action Today with Sustainable Operations with SAP’s Mike Censurato

1/31/2024
Why wait until 2050 to transform your company’s sustainability initiatives and efforts? SAP’s Mike Censurato joins us to discuss what companies can begin doing today – such as implementing sustainable operations throughout their full supply chain – to not only better their own carbon footprint, but society, as a whole. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:21:30

Episode 46: From Concept to Delivery: The Evolving Trends Driving Product Design with SAP’s Sean Laughlin

1/24/2024
Almost all supply chains start in the same place – design. This, often, overshadowed part of the holistic system can become one of the top drivers for growth, innovation, and transformation. SAP’s Sean Laughlin joins us to discuss how companies can seamlessly integrate beyond their ecosystem to make better decisions for their business and incorporate the newest trends in technology for faster innovation. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:21:39

Episode 45: 2024 Predictions with SAP’s Michael O’Donnell

1/17/2024
You know the saying… new year, new predictions? That’s right - SAP’s Michael O’Donnell joins us to discuss the trends, patterns, and predictions we see driving digital supply chain transformation in 2024, diving into the exponential growth of Gen AI, the power of risk resiliency, and the demand for sustainability visibility across networks. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:18:17

Episode 44: Beer and more: Heineken's supply chain unplugged

1/10/2024
Heineken is one of the largest breweries in the world. However, like other industries, the beer industry is facing a number of challenges, such as supply chain disruptions, price increases, rising inflation and a tight labour market. In this podcast episode, we talk to Heineken’s Hugo Timmerman about how Heineken is using the latest technology to increase the end-to-end visibility in the supply chain that the company needs to cope with the constant changes and become one of the most connected breweries. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:28:29

Episode 43: Recapping the Best Moments of 2023 with Richard Howells, Sin To, and Nicole Smythe

12/27/2023
What a year it has been! On this special episode, Richard, Sin, and Nicole look back on a memorable 2023, recapping the top trends, such as risk resiliency, sustainability, and digital transformation, shared with our incredible guests, and look forward to the future, predicting what is to come in 2024. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:20:47

Episode 42: How Integrated Business Planning Can Help Companies Become Disruptors

12/20/2023
The business environment is constantly evolving, and companies need to adapt to remain competitive while aligning customer expectations with shareholder objectives. This requires a smart planning system that integrates different business functions and provides real-time data and analyses. By utilizing Integrated Business Planning (IBP), this can be achieved, and companies will become disruptors. In this podcast episode, we talk to SAP’s Anna Linden and Oliver Wight’s Stuart Harman about how IBP can enable organizations to plan effectively, adapt and respond quickly to changing market dynamics. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:38:18

Episode 41: The Digital Thread of SAP’s Business Network and Digital Supply Chain with SAP’s Joern Keller

12/13/2023
The digital thread between SAP’s Business Network and Digital Supply Chain portfolios have not only strengthened as time evolves but become a driving force in companies’ holistic digital transformations. Joern Keller, Chief Product Officer for SAP’s Business Network, joins us to discuss the differentiating power of connecting these dominant portfolios. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:19:43

Episode 40: Identifying Supply Chain Vulnerabilities Before They Put Your Business at Risk with Cosmo Tech’s Nadia Hospital

12/6/2023
Ever question how you can mitigate risk and proactively plan for uncertainty? On this week’s episode, Cosmo Tech’s Nadia Hospital joins us to discuss how new technologies, such as Vulnerability Scan and AI, allow companies to optimize their strategic and tactical planning decisions. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:17:58

Episode 39: Logistics' Differentiating Power in a Supply Chain with SAP's Kam Ghossaini

11/29/2023
The role of logistics in supply chain has greatly transformed over the past few years, with new trends and technology changing the way companies do business. On this week’s episode, SAP’s Kam Ghossaini joins us to discuss how companies can utilize logistics as a main differentiator in revolutionizing their supply chain. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:31:17

Episode 38: Frosta’s Sustainability Journey: From Challenges to Solutions with Frosta’s Ben Windhorst

11/22/2023
In this episode, we delve into the fascinating and sustainable world of Frosta's frozen food. With Frosta’s Ben Windhorst, we dive into their ambitious sustainability goals and how the company uses cutting-edge technology to offer its customers more transparency in the supply chain. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:20:17

Episode 37: Decarbonizing the Value Chain with PwC’s Sadi Fieldsend and Jeff Briner

11/15/2023
Clean energy is the hottest topic in every boardroom, but ever wonder what it would take to fully decarbonize the value chain? This week, PwC’s Sadi Fieldsend and Jeff Briner join us to discuss how companies have the power to transform not only their own supply chain, but society. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:21:04

Episode 36: The Supply Chain Planner of the Future with SAP’s Jeff Brown

11/8/2023
In supply chain planning, the only thing that is certain is uncertainty. In this episode, SAP’s Jeff Brown joins us to discuss how enhanced technologies have not only changed the way new generation of workers learn, but how seasoned generations adapt. Diving into the digital transformation of your planning processes to sustainability being a driving force, this is a masterclass you do not want to miss. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:25:25

Episode 35: Accelerating Supply Chain Innovation: Inside the World of SAP.iO with SAP’s Sherry Li

11/1/2023
This week, we explore the fusion of technology, entrepreneurship, and supply chain as SAP’s Sherry Li joins us to see business through the lens of SAP.iO. From learning how startups are reimagining the future of supply chain to how SAP is guiding innovators through their partnership to success stories in the field, it’s an innovative episode you do not want to miss. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:28:10

Episode 34: How Supply Chain Sustainability Helps Unlock Resilience and Growth with Accenture’s Matias Pollmann-Larsen

10/25/2023
Resiliency, sustainability, and visibility – three words that sum up the current focus of supply chain, we’d say, and Accenture’s Matias Pollmann-Larsen agrees. This week, he joins us to discuss the incredible findings of their recent United Nations Global Company CEO Study, from how CEOs are reimagining their supply chains to re-evaluating their global supply chain structures. Who knows, you may discover a thing or two. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:24:12

Episode 33: How to Avoid Halloween Supply Chain Nightmares with SAP’s Anu Shah

10/18/2023
Goblins, ghosts, and ghouls may give you bad dreams, but shipment delays, lack of visibility, and a disconnected value chain are the real nightmares for companies this holiday season. On this episode, SAP’s Anu Shah joins us to discuss how to navigate the spookiest of obstacles throughout your business processes and value chain. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:32:48

Episode 32: How Generative AI Is Helping Companies Do Things Differently and Do Different Things with Deloitte’s Subit Mathew

10/11/2023
Generative AI is all the buzz in the not only the supply chain world, but society, in general. But have you ever wondered, really, what is Gen AI? You may get a few different answers but Deloitte’s Subit Mathew joins the series to discuss how companies can utilize it to do things differently and do different things – from supply demand balancing to intelligent product design. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:24:39

Episode 31: The Sustainability Challenges of Managing Water Usage & Consumption Across your Business with EY’s Neil Banerjee

10/4/2023
Did you know that 1.2 billion people in the world don’t have access to basic water services? While the numbers are staggering, EY’s Neil Banerjee joins us to discuss how there are measures that can be taken across companies’ supply chains to ensure the circular usage of water to build positive outcomes that are good for business and the environment. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:19:33

Episode 30: Improving Intercompany Shipment Visibility with Bristlecone's Vivek Jha

9/27/2023
Bristlecone’s Vivek Jha joins us to discuss how logistics and visibility can be a clear source of differentiation in companies’ supply chains, enabling accelerated time to customers and enhanced customer satisfaction. Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Duration:00:26:12