The SCOPE Spring Educational Program will include:
SCOPE Spring Keynote Presentation
“The New Supply Chain Agenda”
In The New Supply Chain Agenda, published by Harvard Business Publishing, Reuben Slone, J. Paul Dittmann, and Tom Mentzer argue that “supply chain excellence” is perhaps the most underutilized competitive advantage today’s companies have at their disposal. The supply chain controls the heartbeat of the firm: the fundamental flow of materials and information from suppliers, through the firm, to your customers. By eliminating disruptions, ramping up efficiencies, and upgrading performance along this critical pathway, you can vastly improve economic profit and boost shareholder value.
Based on the authors’ extensive field experience and ongoing analysis of hundreds of firms, The New Supply Chain Agenda outlines the five key “pillars” of a successful supply chain strategy, and includes real-world examples, self-evaluation tools, and actions steps that show how to:
This session will summarize the key points and themes of the book.
Reuben Slone, Senior Vice President Supply Chain Management, Walgreens and Paul Dittmann, Executive Director, The Global Supply Chian Institute, University of Tennessee
“A Journey from Order Fulfillment towards Becoming THE Differentiator in Supply Chain Management for Our Customers”
Pierre Bassing, Head of Corporate Supply Chain, Infineon Technologies
“Logistics Supply Chain Transformation”
Dave Harrington, Vice President Supply Chain & Corporate Quality Officer, Stratus Technologies
"Performance, Value and Supply Assurance in a Complex Market"
Shauna Gamble, VP of Global Supply Chain Operations, CIENA Corporation
"Using Market Intelligence to Improve Transportation Processes”
Amy Bare, Director, Transportation Rates & Analysis, Kimberly-Clark Corporation co-presented with Matt Harding, Principal, Transportation Practice, Chainalytics
“The New Balance Story”
Rick Thorn, Distribution Engineering Manager, New Balance co-presented with Cubic Designs
“CooperVision Boosts Global Supply Chain Visibility”
CooperVision, a leading manufacturer of advanced contact lenses, offers many types of lenses for a wide spectrum of vision problems
Lee Dame, Vice President, Global Supply Chain CooperVision co-presented with Karin Bursa, Vice President, Logility
“Extreme Makeover: Warehouse Edition – Transform your Warehouse without Sending your Customers, and Employees to Disneyworld!”
A complete home makeover sounds great but what if the lucky family still needs to keep living and working in the house? Learn how Roche Diagnostics kept the immediate needs of its customers foremost in every conversation while completely transforming their global distribution hub using a combination of tireless planning, new processes, equipment and technology.
Chris Upwards, Manager of Process Engineering at Roche Diagnostics co-presented with Chris Femia, Sr. Vice President, TransTech Consulting
“Global Integrated Enterprise – IBM Transformation Story”
Tim Carroll, Vice President, Global Execution, IBM
“Being Green has Become the New Way to do Business”
The term Sustainability has been over used these days in every media outlet. What does sustainability mean to your Business? Learn how Quality Bicycle Products integrates environmental sustainability into their business practices.
Paul Zeigle, Site Manager, Quality Bicycle Products
“Managing the Extended Supply Chain”
Richard Herrin, Director of Supply Chain Management, Axiall Corporation co-presented with John Galt Solutions
“Why America Is Poised for a Manufacturing Renaissance”
Ron Tarter, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Operations, Flextronics
"Global Planning: Whack-a-Mole or Wonderful Opportunity"
Tom Wallace Fellow, Ohio State University’s Center for Operational Excellence co-presented with Nari Viswanathan, Vice President of Product Marketing and Management, Steelwedge Software.
"Gartner Magic Quadrant for Global Third Party Logistics"
Large multinational and global 3PL customers are requiring their 3PLs to offer more extended services across more regions and to integrate more across end-to-end business processes.
· Get an overview of how the surge in outsourcing is changing the logistics management requirements
· Learn the details of how customer demand for global outsourcing is changing
· Understand the qualities and characteristics of what defines a “good” global 3PL
· See firsthand how the top global 3PLs compare in their ability to meet global customer demand in the 1st ever Gartner Magic Quadrant for Global 3PL Providers
Greg Aimi, Director of Supply Chain Research—Logistics, Gartner
"Coca-Cola Uses Optimization to Make Key Investment Decisions for Emerging Markets Around the Globe"
Chris Janke, Director of Infrastructure Planning, The Coca-Cola Company co-presented with IBM
"Past, Present, and Future: Supply Chain Perspectives on the Global Marketplace"
Robert Gifford, EVP Global Logistics, Ingram Micro
“Transportation Transformation: Where Are We Now? What’s Next?”
Panelists include: Doug Gray, General Manager, International Transportation, Caterpillar and Mary Holcomb, Associate Professor of Logistics & SCM, University of Tennessee
Moderator : David Ecklund, Director of The Global Supply Chain Executive MBA, University of Tennessee
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