What Does it Take to be a Supply Chain Visionary?

Kimberly-Clark’s Scott DeGroot explains the firm’s digital transformation

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Listen in as Kimberly-Clark’s Scott DeGroot discusses the digital transformation underway at Kimberly-Clark, CPG leader and recipient of this year’s NextGen Supply Chain Visionary Award.

A CPG leader whose trusted brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries, the Kimberly-Clark Corporation is in the midst of a digital transformation, applying NextGen technologies to take its supply chain to the next level.

Initiatives like EARL, a new logistics tool that uses AI to optimize truckload shipments from Kimberly-Clark facilities to its distribution centers are among the reasons KCC was recognized as a Supply Chain Visionary at NextGen 2023.

In this video, Scott DeGroot, the vice president of global distribution and planning, talks about the strategies and technologies KCC is deploying to stay ahead of the competition and optimize its NextGen supply chain.

Click to read more about KCC’s digital transformation.


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About the Author

Bob Trebilcock, MMH Executive Editor and SCMR contributor
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Bob Trebilcock is the editorial director for Modern Materials Handling and an editorial advisor to Supply Chain Management Review. He has covered materials handling, technology, logistics, and supply chain topics for nearly 40 years. He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University. He lives in Chicago and can be reached at 603-852-8976.

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