Brian Straight, SCMR Editor in Chief

Editor in Chief of Supply Chain Management Review, Peerless Media
Phone 774-440-3870
Email [email protected]


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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Latest from Brian

Talking Supply Chain: Doomsday never arrives for Baltimore bridge collapse impacts

Thursday, April 18, 2024 · Brian Straight
The collapse of Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key bridge brought doomsday headlines for the supply chain. But the reality has been something less spectacular.

How S&OP provides the answer to in-demand products

Thursday, April 18, 2024 · Brian Straight
If demand for a product suddenly spikes, can your business handle it? St. Onge’s Kira Bilecky recently explained why a good S&OP process can ensure the business is ready.

AI, virtual reality is bringing experiential learning into the modern age

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 · Brian Straight
While hybrid and online learning is changing education, technology is also helping experiential learning maintain a strong footing in educating the workforce.

Blooming success: The vital role of S&OE in nurturing global supply chains

Thursday, April 11, 2024 · Stephen Dombroski
Sales and operations execution planning plays a pivotal role in connecting strategic planning and day-to-day execution to ensure supply chains flourish.

Talking Supply Chain: Procurement and the AI revolution

Thursday, April 11, 2024 · Brian Straight
Artificial intelligence has the opportunity to transform the way procurement leaders work, streamlining processes and leading to more advanced decision-making, says LavenirAI co-founder Bill Michels.

Investor expectations influencing supply chain decision-making

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 · Brian Straight
Supply chain sustainability is increasingly an imperative for shareholders, and it is leading managers to consider investor relations in decision-making.

Shining light on procurement’s dark purchases problem

Friday, April 5, 2024 · Brian Straight
Many companies do not have processes in place to control procurement spending, leading to millions in wasted dollars from untracked dark purchases.

40% of procurement leaders ignoring sustainability, study reveals

Thursday, April 4, 2024 · Brian Straight
Many procurement professionals are ignoring sustainability initiatives as they battle pressure to control spend.

Talking Supply Chain: Jabil’s sustainability journey

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 · Brian Straight
Sustainability is a team effort. Global manufacturer Jabil has engaged stakeholders and customers in its journey, which involves setting both short-term and long-term goals.

More complex trade-offs are necessary to maintain a high-performing supply chain

Tuesday, April 2, 2024 · Brian Straight
As supply chains have become more complex, so too have the decisions necessary to maintain performance, and that is causing ripple effects throughout organizations as companies seek to reimagine their supply chains.

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