The Rebound

The Rebound: After the Dust Settles

On this episode of The Rebound, Gary Smith, supply chain leader for the New York City Transit system, identifies the key trends supply chain leaders are likely to grapple with, and strategies to address them, in the supply chain of the future. 

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The Rebound: How Online Gaming Can Drive Change Management in Your Organization?

Listen in as Marko Kovacevic and Alexander Fernandez explain why multi-player gaming enables change management during digital transformation.

On this episode of The Rebound, Marko Kovacevic, executive director of the Digital Supply Chain Institute, and Alexander Fernandez, CEO of Streamline Media Group, explain why multi-player gaming, like Fortnite, can drive change management in your teams as your organization goes through digital transformation. ASCM CEO Abe Eshkenazi and SCMR Editorial Director Bob Trebilcock are hosts.

The Rebound: What’s Happening in Micro-Fulfillment

Sometimes bigger isn’t better. When it comes to grocers and retailers trying to fulfill orders for buy online/pickup in store and same day delivery, the trend is to develop scaled down versions of automated warehouse solutions that can operate in the backroom of a store. The result is that micro-fulfillment is one of the fastest-growing segments of the order-fulfillment automation sector.  

On this episode of The Rebound, MWPVL’s Marc Wulfraat discusses the micro-fulfillment phenomenon and why retailers need to pay attention.


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The Rebound: What It Takes to Innovate

What company, or supply chain leader, today doesn’t want to be viewed as an innovator? After all, today’s most innovative companies, like Tesla, Apple, Google and Amazon, have been rewarded by the investment company for taking chances and disrupting their industries. That best the question: What does it take to innovate, and how does a supply chain leader integrate innovation into its solutions?

On this episode of The Rebound, Gina Chung, Vice President of Innovation Americas at DHL , discusses what it takes to build an innovation team, ferret out emerging technologies that can make a difference and work with your customers to integrate innovation with your supply chain processes.


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The Rebound: We’re Going to Need a Bigger BOAT

Supply chain is in the midst of a digital transformation. To that end, BOAT – a concept that brings together the business, operations, algorithms and technology – is important for supply chain managers that want to compress latency, improve productivity and reduce costs. In fact, in the digital supply chain, we may need a bigger BOAT than we’re used to. The key is getting the right balance between the four, especially technology. 

On this episode of The Rebound, Ben Amaba, chief technology officer for the industrial sector at IBM Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, Joins Abe Eshkenazi and Bob Trebilcock and discusses a new risk management tool his organization is developing with ASCM designed to help supply chain managers find that balance in their operations, utilizing the right mix of emerging technologies.

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The Rebound: So, You Want to Use a Robot?

On this episode of The Rebound, Barbara Gress, Director, Engineering and Innovation, for the third party logistics provider NFI, joins Abe Eshkenazi and  Bob Trebilcock and discusses what it takes to introduce robotics into your order fulfillment operations. And, once you get robots up and running, where do you go next? 

The Rebound: The State of Global Supply Chains

On this episode of The Rebound, Nick Vyas, executive director of USC’s Center for Global Supply Chain Management, Joins Abe Eshkenazi and Bob Trebilcock for a discussion on the state of global supply chain management, the administration’s supply chain executive order and why trade and infrastructure are keys to where we go next. 

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The Rebound: Resilient by Design

On this episode of The Rebound, Joseph Fiksel, a risk management and resilience expert, explains the difference between risk management and resilience, along with how an organization can identify vulnerabilities in its supply chain and develop the capabilities to respond – and rebound – from disruptions.

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The Rebound: Supply Chain Transformation at GE Appliances

Appliance manufacturing is an extraordinarily competitive space with complex distribution and transportation requirements. The products are large, heavy and bulky, requiring special handling; industry leaders have to compete on quality, price and customer service; and they have to service a variety of channels, each with their own requirements. That’s everything from big box retailers to mom and pop appliance stores to the contractor market. Now, we can add e-commerce and direct-to-home delivery into the mix.  

On this episode of The Rebound, Marcia Brey, the newly-appointed vice president of distribution at GE Appliances, discusses how one of the country’s largest appliances manufacturers is transforming its transportation, logistics and distribution network to meet today’s challenges. ASCM CEO Abe Eshkenazi and SCMR Editorial Director Bob Trebilcock are hosts.


The Rebound: The Space-based Supply Chain

In this episode of The Rebound, Mark Wiese, Manager of Deep Space Logistics for the Gateway Program at the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida, discusses how a logistics and cargo delivery system being developed by SpaceX will support the next mission to the moon. ASCM CEO Abe Eshkenazi and SCMR Editorial Director Bob Trebilcock are hosts.

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