How to design & optimize your supply chain

In this webcast, Tompkins will share his insights from his storied career and help you apply these lessons to today's supply chain.

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The supply chain continues to evolve thanks to technological innovation and in response to ongoing disruptions. Fortunately, tried-and-true methods for supply chain design continue to generate benefits for organizations, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t more to learn to build the supply chains of tomorrow.

Jim Tompkins, the founder of Tompkins Ventures, a consulting firm that helps executive teams address the big problems facing their organizations today. He was the founder and chairman of Tompkins International, leading the consultancy for over 40 years.

In this webcast, Tompkins will share his insights from his storied career and help you apply these lessons to today’s supply chain.

Attendees will learn:

  • How global trends and market development impact the way we envision supply chain design and why the traditional approaches are outdated
  • Which are the most promising advances in data analytics, machine learning, optimization, simulation, and network science that can support the new science of supply chain design
  • How to leverage these new approaches in order to design flexible and adaptive supply chains, sources of value creation, and competitive advantage for companies


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About the Author

Brian Straight, SCMR Editor in Chief
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Brian Straight is the Editor in Chief of Supply Chain Management Review. He has covered trucking, logistics and the broader supply chain for more than 15 years. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and two children. He can be reached at [email protected], @TruckingTalk, on LinkedIn, or by phone at 774-440-3870.

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