Next 14th of May join to us to the NETWORKING: DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN
Enabling Global End-to-End Advanced Visibility: A Light in Every Portion of the Tunnel
–T.J. Schaefer, Ph.D. – Vice President of Global Carrier and Network Partnerships at project44, Inc.
T.J. Schaefer, Ph.D. is presently Vice President of Global Carrier and Network Partnerships at project44, Inc. He was formerly the Head of Strategic Programs. Previously, he was Assistant Vice President of Transport Management Systems at ABB Inc., an industrial company operating in more than 100 countries with about 132,000 employees, where he was responsible for global implementation, knowledge base, and development for transportation management systems. Previously within ABB Inc., he held leadership roles in supply chain network design and transportation management. He has over 16 years of experience in supply chain management and logistics functions across a variety of industries. He also has a Ph.D. with emphasis in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and he is a Board member for the Chicago Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).
“Change management theory and practice – what I learned about the people side of change while implementing enterprise supply chain software”
Susie Bodnar – Director of Operations and Client Strategy – FourKites
Susie Bodnar is currently Director of Operations and Client Strategy, Predictive Capacity Management at FourKites, Inc. responsible for operationalizing and leading a team empowered to design, execute and scale Predictive Capacity Management.
Susie came to FourKites from MCA where she consulted on Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) ERP system Implementations to include organizational leadership alignment, change management readiness services, and supply chain operational excellence. Prior to that, she was Corporate Manager for the Retail Support Group of Ace Hardware Corporation.
To live her value of lifelong learning, Susie was Adjunct Lecturer of Supply Chain Management at the California State University Fresno Executive MBA Program 2014-2018. Previously she taught Supply Chain and Logistics at the University of Kentucky MBA Program, St. Louis University, Center for Supply Chain Management Studies, UC Berkeley, and for the Lean Enterprise Institute.
Susie is ProSci certified for Change Management, SCPro One Certified (CSCMP) as well as a Certified Lean Supply Chain Professional and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LeanCor). She is an active member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and has held various leadership positions on the Cincinnati and San Francisco roundtable executive boards before joining the Chicago Roundtable as VP of Programs. Susie is Conference Chair on the Board of Directors for the EDGE conference 2019 in Anaheim, CA.
- 19:30 – Welcome & presentations
- 19:35 – Enabling Global End-to-End Advanced Visibility:
As the Amazon effect has raised customer and consumer expectations for transportation visibility, you cannot wait for the light at the end of the tunnel. You need a well-lit, transparent tunnel spanning all modes and geographies. Only then can you unlock the potential of your data by collecting it in real-time, seeing it clearly, and leveraging it effectively. New technology and partnerships across key TMS, ELD, and ERP providers have made advanced visibility possible without steep investments in proprietary software.
- 20:00 – “Change management theory and practice”: what I learned about the people side of change while implementing enterprise supply chain software
- 20:30 – Networking Cocktail
- 22:00 – Event close
- CSCMP Members: €45
- Non-members: €55
- Students: €35
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