Learn from today’s leading experts in design, sourcing, cost engineering, and executive management how they get the insights they need to decide how to make it and where to make it.
Episode 43 | April 20, 2023
Donald Stamets | Supply Chain Relationships Manager
Supply chain disruptions and the fluctuations in raw materials prices mean that unless you have collaborative supplier relationships, you’re not going to have any. Learn how collaboration efforts pay off in win-win profits.
Episode 42 | April 13, 2023
Supply Chain Carbon Footprint
Mark Reisig | Sustainability Consultant, CIMdata
Calculating the carbon footprint of your supply chain is key to reducing the environmental impact of your products.
Episode 37 | March 9, 2023
Supply Chain Strategy
Abe Chaves | Principal Applied Services Consultant, aPriori
In the age of materials shortages and supply chain disruptions, a good supply chain strategy means partnering with suppliers to share vital information. A former supplier turned consultant shares how.
Episode 36 | March 3, 2023
Cost Projection as Competitive Advantage
Mike Perrott | Senior Director Commercial Business Systems, Flex
What if your costing solution wasn't adjacent to your business processes, but a core part of what made your company competitive?
Episode 30 | January 19, 2023
Cost, Collaboration, and the Path to Zero RFQ
Jegan Dhanapal | Senior Cost Leader, CNH Industrial
In Zero RFQs, the need to request a quote is completely removed thanks to seamless integration between procurement and suppliers.
Episode 26 | December 8, 2022
Best of Supply Chain 2022
Leah Archibald reviews 2022 with Rob Lidster, Craig McLeod, Lily Thomas, and Bernard Hensey | bringing expertise from GE, GM, Baker Hughes, and Boeing
What did 2022 teach us about supply chain management? Four podcast all-stars share how to collaborate more effectively with suppliers and adapt quicker to disruptions – all lessons manufacturers need to take into 2023.
Episode 18 | September 21, 2022
The Secret Weapon for Fighting Inflation
Jason Krajcovic | Principal, Aerospace and Defense Practice, Kearney
Inflation poses a particular risk to manufacturers in a climate where rising labor costs and materials cost fluctuations make negotiations unpredictable. Should costing is a secret weapon in supplier negotiations when your price comes from good data models and verifiable intelligence.
Episode 1 | May 25, 2022
Risk-Proof Your Supply Chain
Lily Thomas | former Sourcing Systems Leader, Baker Hughes
Supply chain disruptions can come from components shortages, political unrest, or even just the weather. Sourcing expert Lily Thomas shares how to use data to mitigate the cost of disruptions and turn supply chain resiliency into a competitive advantage.
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