Entries by Vasilisa Barsukova

Sustainable Supply Chains – Suzanne Greene, MIT

Suzanne Greene, who manages the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics’ Sustainable Supply Chains Program, tackles the complex topic of measuring and reducing carbon footprints within supply chains. She also discusses the potential in the future of blockchain to better track logistics and gain a more accurate picture of climate impact.

Supply Chain Digitization – John Brine, Sleep Number

John Brine, director of network optimization and digitization, discusses Sleep Number’s priorities for digitization: processes, technology, analytics. Learn how building a technology platform to increase transparency across the entire supply chain will ultimately lead to lower supply chain costs for Sleep Number and enhanced experiences for customers.

Supply Chain Transformation – Gabe Peterson, Varex

Varex’s digital transformation journey was spearheaded by senior director Gabe Peterson, who developed a ‘dx’ roadmap focused on driving business outcomes – accelerating new product introductions, improving experiences, etc. – rather than technology. Hear about his roadmap and how Bristlecone’s Antifragility Index helped provide the framework.

Antifragility and Risk Management – Van Bicknell, Corning

What began with optimization of the procure-to-pay process evolved into a complete digital transformation of Corning’s business processes – resulting in transparency, compliance and significant cost savings, including a 45% reduction in PO processing costs. Learn about Corning’s journey to antifragility from manager of global supply data, Van Bicknell.