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What You Don’t Know About Your Supply Chain Can (and Will) Hurt You

By Matt Gunn  April 29, 2020

Whether you’re operating out of your garage or running a multibillion-dollar enterprise, odds are high that your business relies on a global supply chain. And as the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us, those global supply chains are often more delicate than we think. Supply Chain Risk Management Consortium founder, Greg Schlegel joins Matt Gunn for an engaging discussion on the nature of risk, how to identify it, and the crucial role supply chain design and analytics play in preparing your organization for unseen challenges ahead.

Tune in to learn about the five basic risk responses, what it means to be proactive, and whether lean and just-in-time practices can coexist with a robust supply chain risk management strategy.

Guest Bio:

Greg is Founder of The Supply Chain Risk Management Consortium- (26) companies who bring skills, solutions and methodologies that Identify, Assess, Mitigate and Manage Supply Chain Risk. He has been a Supply Chain Executive for several Fortune 100s, has been a Supply Chain Executive Consultant for IBM, is Executive-in-Residence at Lehigh University teaching Supply Chain Risk Management, Adjunct Professor teaching Enterprise Risk Management for Villanova University’s EMBA program and VP/Principal at SherTrack LLC.

Greg has presented papers on and has managed consulting engagements in supply chain management, Risk Management, Predictive Analytics, Probabilistic Modeling, Lean/Six Sigma and Theory of Constraints. Greg was APICS’ 1997 International Society President. He is well published, a frequent speaker at conferences, seminars, webinars and dinner meetings. Greg and Dr. Robert J. Trent, of Lehigh University, have co-authored a new book, “Supply Chain Risk Management: An Emerging Discipline.” The SCRM Consortium, utilizing their Body of Knowledge, is now supporting a Certificate in SCRM from ASCM, a Certification in Supply Chain Resiliency, (SC-R) from The Logistics Institute of Canada and NOW, is offering Lehigh’s Certificate in Supply Chain Risk & Resiliency (SCR&R) upon completion of a NEW, Online SCR&R course. Greg speaks about 20 times per year at conferences and workshops and has authored over 120 articles in major supply chain magazines and journals.