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Scott Luton

Founder & CEO at Supply Chain Now

Metro Atlanta, United States

Scott W. Luton is the founder & CEO of Supply Chain Now. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for almost 20 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, CNN and USA Today. Scott was named a 2019 Pro to Know in Supply Chain by Supply & Demand Executive. He founded the Atlanta Supply Chain Awards and also served on the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential. A Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott is passionate about finding ways to give back & serve the Veteran community. He's also served on the boards for APICS Atlanta, VETLANTA and the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. Follow Scott Luton on Twitter at @ScottWLuton and learn more about Supply Chain Now here: https://supplychainnowradio.com/

Available For: Authoring, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Atlanta, GA
Speaking Topics: supply chain, leadership, manufacturing

Speaking Fee $5,000 (In-Person)

Scott Luton Points
Academic 0
Author 2008
Influencer 269
Speaker 3
Entrepreneur 40
Total 2320

Points based upon Thinkers360 patent-pending algorithm.

Thought Leader Profile

Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Company
Minimum Project Size: Undisclosed
Average Hourly Rate: Undisclosed
Number of Employees: Undisclosed
Company Founded Date: Undisclosed
Media Experience: 6 years

Areas of Expertise

AI 30.08
Autonomous Vehicles 30.58
Blockchain 30.23
Business Continuity 32.21
Business Strategy 30.81
Careers 30.52
Change Management 30.33
Cloud 30.12
COVID19 47.91
Culture 30.17
Customer Experience 30.08
DevOps 31.75
Digital Transformation 30.23
Digital Twins 32.10
Diversity and Inclusion 30.67
Ecosystems 30.36
Entrepreneurship 35.92
Health and Safety 30.79
HR 30.24
Innovation 31.52
International Relations
IoT 30.08
Leadership 35.64
Management 44.91
Manufacturing 93
Marketing 30.37
Mobility 30.58
National Security
Procurement 30.76
Project Management 30.93
Retail 34.22
Risk Management 30.84
Social 31.00
SportsTech 31.30
Startups 30.22
Supply Chain 100
Sustainability 32.97

Industry Experience

Manufacturing
Media
Metal Products
Other
Professional Services

Publications

9 Article/Blogs
The Buzz for March 25th
Youtube
March 25, 2024
Embark on a weekly journey with host Scott Luton on The Buzz podcast, airing on 3/25 at 12 noon ET. Explore the top supply chain news of the week and dive into discussions that go beyond the surface. Stay tuned for appearances by special industry guests and business leaders, ensuring you're always in the loop with News That Matters.

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Tags: Leadership, Management, Supply Chain

Give People 6 Months to Show You They’re Crazy
Supply Chain NOW
April 28, 2022
Money is not an issue when your soul needs to be healed.

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Tags: Supply Chain

How to Charter Ships and Break Down Silos Sustainably with The Home Depot's Sarah Galica
Supply Chain NOW
October 20, 2021

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Tags: Supply Chain

Supply Chain Leadership Across Africa Featuring Nicci Scott with Commercial Transport Academy
Supply Chain NOW
June 14, 2021
Nicci Scott is considered a pioneer, defining new frontiers in the field of Transport and Logistics. As an experienced serial entrepreneur, she boasts six business awards, a MBA and she is a mentor for the Cheri Blair foundation. Nicci is a passionate advocate for Women in Transport and Logistics and seeks to inspire women to engage and work together to drive transformation and inclusion. She is currently the CEO of the Commercial Transport Academy which specializes in the development of commercial drivers with a focus on females, the development of female professionals in the supply chain, transport operations, logistics and warehousing environment.

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Tags: Supply Chain

SCN Live: Supply Chain Today & Tomorrow with Mike Griswold
Supply Chain NOW
November 30, 2020
In this episode of Supply Chain Now, Scott and Greg welcome Mike Griswold with Gartner back to the podcast.

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Tags: Supply Chain

Powering the Gold Standard in Customer Satisfaction: Phil Rich, SVP &CSCO with Sweetwater
Supply Chain Now
October 27, 2020
In this episode of Supply Chain Now, Scott and Greg welcome Phil Rich, SVP and CSCO with Sweetwater, to the podcast.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Marketing

"Making Better & Faster Decisions Globally: Alex Pradhan with John Galt Solutions"
Supply Chain Now
October 13, 2020
Supply Chain Now talks planning! On today’s podcast episode, listen as Scott & Greg welcome Alex Pradhan, Product Strategy Leader with John Galt Solutions, and they discuss the top three lessons learned in 2020 from a supply chain planning perspective.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Marketing

This Week in Supply Chain Now: May 2nd – 8th
Supply Chain Now
May 08, 2020
BIG THINGS happening here at Supply Chain Now! Have you listened to all the episodes from this week? If not, no worries! Check them all out!

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Supply Chain

"When You Lose the Comma, Don’t Lose the Faith"​
linkedin
February 15, 2020
“The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money.” - - Johnny Carson

Have you ever gone through difficult, challenging times, especially in business? If you haven’t, then you are very fortunate…in some ways, that is. But if you haven’t had to fight through really lean times then you are also missing out on critical experiences that provide exceptional leadership and personal growth opportunities...

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

1 Author Newsletter
The Dream Endures
Linkedln
February 04, 2024
"I learned from my mother that if you have a chance to speak, you should speak. If you have an opinion, you should make it be known." - Ursula Burns,

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Tags: Leadership, Management, Supply Chain

2 Founders
Atlanta Supply Chain Awards
Atlanta Supply Chain Awards
May 16, 2018
To create a yearly event to celebrate the successes across the end-to-end Supply Chain space in Metro Atlanta, a planning committee was formed in mid-2018. Their hard work as led to the first Atlanta Supply Chain Awards, to be held March 12th, 2019, jointly presented by APICS Atlanta, CSCMP Atlanta Roundtable and the Metro Atlanta Chamber. Learn more at: www.AtlantaSupplyChainAwards.com

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Tags: Supply Chain, Management, Entrepreneurship

Supply Chain Now
Supply Chain Now
May 10, 2017
Supply Chain Now (SCN) spotlights the best in all things Supply Chain: the people, the technologies, the best practices and the critical issues of the day. Supply Chain Now brings leaders & practitioners together to share best practices and to discuss the key challenges impacting end-to-end supply chain management today. Supply Chain Now podcasts have accumulated millions of plays since May 2017 and continue to reach a growing global audience, hitting Apple Podcasts business leadership charts in over 60 countries. Supply Chain Now is listed in “Best Supply Chain Podcasts We Could Find” by Player FM and ranks #1 on Feedspot.com “Top 10 Supply Chain Management Podcasts in 2020”.

Find Supply Chain Now on a wide variety of channels: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Castbox, Stitcher, Spotify, TuneIn, I Heart Radio, YouTube and Soundcloud.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Management, Leadership

12 Media Interviews
Coronavirus and shopping for supplies: Getting to the bottom of the toilet paper shortage
USA Today
April 08, 2020
The supply chain for toilet paper “is not built for dramatic shifts and seasonal demand changes,” said Scott Luton, the CEO and founder of Supply Chain Now, a digital media company. “It’s not like pumpkins during the fall and chicken wings during the Super Bowl.”

Luton also notes that repurposing commercial-market toilet paper to retail shelves “is not simple to do,” even with stocks of it sitting untouched in storage rooms of closed businesses.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Leadership, COVID19

Grocery store supply chain shocked (with video)
FreightWaves
March 13, 2020
Scott Luton interviewed on FreightWaves' What the Truck

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Tags: Supply Chain, Leadership

Nearly 300 cybersecurity incidents impacted supply chain entities in 2019
TechRepublic
March 12, 2020
A study from Resilience360 listed cyberthreats as one of the biggest issues facing global supply chains in 2020.

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Tags: Leadership, Risk Management, Supply Chain

Supply Chain Now With Co-Founder, CEO, & Host Scott Luton | Episode 124
Industrial Sage
January 26, 2020
Interview of Scott W. Luton, Founder & CEO of Supply Chain Now, with Danny Gonzalez of Industrial Sage

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Supply Chain

"How to Grow & Improve Supply Chain & Reverse Logistics Higher Education?"
Supply Chain Now
January 21, 2020
In this podcast, Timothy Brown, Managing Director of Georgia Tech’s Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL), and Tony Sciarrotta, Executive Director of the Reverse Logistics Association (RLA), tell Supply Chain Now Radio Co-Hosts Greg White and Scott Luton what is being done generally to improve supply chain programs in institutions of higher learning, as well as what is being done to ensure graduates see the appeal of reverse logistics in particular.

As today’s guests point out:

The problem begins with the fact that there is no standard definition for reverse logistics, making it hard for colleges and universities to define what should be covered in courses and degrees
Universities are supposed to be looking at ‘what’s next’ and their leadership in the area of supply chain and reverse logistics is greatly needed
Reverse logistics presents the opportunity for companies and consumers to create circular economies, saving money while increasing sustainability at the same time

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Tags: Innovation, Leadership, Supply Chain

"Key Leadership Lessons Learned from 2019 and How to Avoid & Overcome Micromanagement"
Supply Chain Now
January 21, 2020
Listen as Scott and Greg welcome Tandreia Bellamy back to the Supply Chain Now Studio for the first episode in the new Multi-Generational Leadership Series.

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership, Supply Chain

"Making 2020 the Year of Returns Reduction: Felton E. Lewis IIII with Newmine"
Supply Chain Now
January 21, 2020
Listen as Scott and Greg welcome Felton E. Lewis IIII to the Supply Chain Now Studio in Atlanta, GA.

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Tags: Leadership, Supply Chain

"Logistics with a Purpose: Mike Mannina with ThriveWorx"
Supply Chain Now
January 20, 2020
There are plenty of opportunities for individuals and organizations to make a difference in the world, whether that means driving change in their local community or halfway around the world. But while they all stem from the best of intentions, not all efforts have an equal impact.

As Mike Mannina, President of ThriveWorx, explains to Supply Chain Now Radio co-hosts Scott Luton and Greg White, it is possible to have 2-4 times the impact on a resource constrained community by positively affecting the economics of agricultural work than it is through any other type of outreach program. And that statistic holds as true in Atlanta, Georgia as it does in Guatemala.

If agriculture is the target of improvement, supply chains must become the lifeline – but first, supply chain teams have to stop thinking of themselves as transactional, instead seeing their power to connect people and transport value:

By unifying all the different types of organizations trying to do good into a networked force.
By helping consumers understand the economics of the far end of the supply chains they are served by.
By remembering that none of us – not people or organizations – has infinite time to work with, and we all have to make the most of every minute we get.

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Tags: Culture, Leadership, Supply Chain

"Successful Leadership in International Trade & Logistics: Linda Eshiwani-Nate & Donna Mullins"
Supply Chain Now
January 20, 2020
Scott Luton welcomes Linda Eshiwani-Nate and Donna Mullins into the SCNR Studio in Atlanta, GA for the latest episode in our popular Full Access podcast series.

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership, Supply Chain

"The Buzz: New Overtime Rules, Tesla Shines, Retail Closures, Manufacturing Slowdown, & More"
Supply Chain Now
January 17, 2020
In this week’s episode of the Supply Chain Buzz, Scott Luton discusses the top things to know in supply chain in 15 minutes or less!

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Tags: Leadership, Supply Chain, Manufacturing

"Supply Chain Leadership from the Executive Suite: eCommerce, Global Sourcing, M&A Activity, & More"
Supply Chain Now
January 14, 2020
In this podcast, Supply Chain Now Radio host Scott Luton a trio of top executives to talk about leading supply chain from the C-suite: Adam McDaniel serves as Senior Vice President, Enterprise Solutions for Redwood Logistics, Jason Shefrin is currently the Chief Supply Chain Officer at Belnick and Michael Golden is partner and co-leader of the Closely Held & Family Businesses practice.

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Tags: Leadership, Risk Management, Supply Chain

Paying More to Save More: Companies Boosting Salaries for Supply-Chain Executives
Wall Street Journal
May 18, 2018
Paying More to Save More: Companies Boosting Salaries for Supply-Chain Executives
Compensation for supply-chain professionals outpaced broader U.S. wage gains and those for professionals last year, says the Institute for Supply Management, as the costs for making and moving goods increased

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646 Podcasts
2024 Disruption: Port Challenges, Drayage Shipping & Planning Ahead
Youtube
May 20, 2024
In this episode of Supply Chain Now, hosts Scott W. Luton and Allison Giddens delve deep into the turbulent waters of supply chain management with industry experts Nathan Crocker and Drew Herpich from Nolan Transportation Group (NTG). Nathan Crocker shares his decade of experience in drayage operations, offering invaluable perspectives on strategic decisions, cost understanding, and the significance of diversification in today’s shipment landscape. Drew Herpich, NTG's Chief Commercial Officer, highlights the essentials of planning capacity and connections at ports, shedding light on how inflation and capital constraints impact shipping decisions.

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Tags: Leadership, Management, Supply Chain

The Buzz for 5/20: With Hilda Abbott and Albert Sorto from Rudhil Brands
Youtube
May 20, 2024
Embark on a weekly journey with host Scott Luton and this week's cohost Marty Parker on The Buzz podcast, airing on 5/20 at 12 noon ET. Explore the top supply chain news of the week and dive into discussions that go beyond the surface. Stay tuned for appearances by special industry guests and business leaders, ensuring you're always in the loop with News That Matters.

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3 Reasons Why Collaborations are Key in Supply Chain
Youtube
May 15, 2024
In this new episode of Whiteboard Wisdom, host Scott Luton welcomes Stella Jaqueta, a procurement professional and supply chain enthusiast, to discuss the importance of collaboration in supply chain management.

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Supply Chain Leadership Across Africa: The Power of Local Solutions & Global Connections
Supply Chain Now
May 01, 2024
In this episode, hosted by Scott Luton and Mary Kate Love, we’re thrilled to have two exceptional guests with us - Jacques de Villiers, Head of Supply Chain for the Omnia Group, an influential heavyweight in the mining and agriculture sectors, and MJ Schoemaker, President of the Board at SAPICS, where she's leading from the front to uplift and transform supply chain professionalism through educational initiatives and community engagement.

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5 Inventory Management Metrics Every Supply Chain Professional Must Master
Supply Chain Now
April 30, 2024
In this conversation with Scott Luton, supply chain expert Marcia Williams discusses five key inventory management metrics that every supply chain professional should master. Join us as Scott and Marcia emphasize the importance of understanding the concept behind each metric and how they can vary depending on the industry and company strategy. Tune in to learn more about the need for continuous measurement, why you should adjust these metrics to reflect changes in the business environment, and so much more!

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Earth Month Special: Cultivating Sustainability with The Cheeky Panda
Supply Chain Now
April 25, 2024
The Cheeky Panda, a UK-based startup, produces household products like toilet paper and baby wipes from bamboo, the world's fastest-growing plant. Forbes explains that the idea was born out of a desire to create a sustainable, high-quality product that could easily replace everyday essentials. The company, which distributes in 27 countries, has faced challenges such as working capital and supply chain management.

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Sustainable Energy: Transforming Supply Chains with Duke Energy's Dwight Jacobs
Supply Chain Now
April 22, 2024
In the energy sector, sustainability isn't just a buzzword; it's a necessity. As the world faces urgent environmental challenges, the energy industry plays a critical role in reducing carbon emissions and promoting a cleaner future. Sustainable practices are not only essential for environmental stewardship but also for ensuring long-term resilience and competitiveness in an evolving market.

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The Buzz for April 15
Supply Chain Now
April 15, 2024
Embark on a weekly journey with host Scott Luton on The Buzz podcast, airing on 4/15 at 12 noon ET. Explore the top supply chain news of the week and dive into discussions that go beyond the surface. Stay tuned for appearances by special industry guests and business leaders, ensuring you're always in the loop with News That Matters.

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The Buzz Digital Transformers Edition with special guest Anton Karnaukhov
Youtube
April 12, 2024
The Buzz is Supply Chain Now’s regular Monday livestream, held at 12 noon ET each week. This show focuses on some of the leading stories from global supply chain and global business, always with special guests – the most important of which is the live audience!

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Adapting Supply Chain Networks for Continuous Disruption
Youtube
April 09, 2024
In an era marked by geopolitical tensions, environmental concerns, and economic fluctuations, the resilience and efficiency of supply chains are continually put to the test. Today’s complex and interdependent global supply chains demand a shift towards digitalization in order to adapt and thrive in this dynamic landscape.

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Revolutionizing Retail Logistics: Jennifer McKeehan on Walmart's Supply Chain Innovation
Youtube
April 08, 2024
In this episode of Supply Chain Now, sponsored by Microsoft, we welcome back Jennifer McKeehan – an industry leader spearheading groundbreaking innovation in retail supply chain transformation.

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Industrial Metaverse: Exploring Virtual Frontiers in Industry
Youtube
April 04, 2024
As businesses strive to adapt to an increasingly digital world, the industrial metaverse is emerging as a powerful tool for achieving competitive advantage. From Caterpillar's virtual reality lab to Microsoft's integration of generative AI in supply chain management, organizations worldwide are embracing the industrial metaverse to drive innovation and enhance decision-making.

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4 Steps to Launch a Simple Starter Sustainability Strategy
Youtube
April 02, 2024
This brand-new, YouTube-only podcast program breaks down supply chain success into quick, easily digestible lessons. Join host Scott Luton along with expert guests as they explore key strategies, best practices, and innovative approaches to elevate your supply chain game. Whether you're a logistics expert, supply chain enthusiast, or somewhere in between, tune in to this special series and learn how to drive success in the dynamic world of supply chain management.

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The Buzz for Monday, April 1st
Youtube
April 01, 2024
Embark on a weekly journey with host Scott Luton on The Buzz podcast, airing on 4/1 at 12 noon ET. Explore the top supply chain news of the week and dive into discussions that go beyond the surface. Stay tuned for appearances by special industry guests and business leaders, ensuring you're always in the loop with News That Matters.

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Unlocking Supply Chain Success: New Insights with Mike Griswold from Gartner
Youtube
March 27, 2024
In the latest episode of Supply Chain Now, host Scott Luton and guest Mike Griswold from Gartner discuss a variety of topics including the impact of the pandemic on smaller suppliers, the transformation of Macy's, the use of AI in supply chain optimization, and the importance of networking and continuous learning in supply chain careers.

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Guarding the Gateways: Navigating Cybersecurity in Manufacturing
Youtube
March 27, 2024
Cybersecurity is a global issue impacting almost every industry. Staggeringly, it’s estimated that cybercrime cost the world $8 trillion in 2023 – a figure exceeding the annual GDP of every country barring the USA and China.

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The Buzz for March 18th
Youtube
March 18, 2024
Embark on a weekly journey with host Scott Luton on The Buzz podcast, airing on 3/18 at 12 noon ET. Explore the top supply chain news of the week and dive into discussions that go beyond the surface. Stay tuned for appearances by special industry guests and business leaders, ensuring you're always in the loop with News That Matters.

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Why MRO is the Gold Mine No One is Talking About
Youtube
March 14, 2024
Regardless of economic outlook, organizations are constantly looking for ways to optimize their costs and shed waste. Unfortunately, they always look in the same places, direct materials, finished goods, and all too often, headcount. But it doesn’t have to be the same story year after year.
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Are drones the key to broadening access to healthcare in Africa?
Youtube
March 13, 2024
In this episode, hosts Scott Luton welcomes Prashant Yadav to the show, a globally recognized expert in healthcare supply chains and affiliate professor at global business school INSEAD, where he leads the Africa Initiative. Prashant is something of a media virtuoso, having appeared in prominent publications such as The Economist and Financial Times to share his expertise.

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The Buzz with co-host Billy Taylor and special guest Randy Carr
Youtube
March 13, 2024
In this week's episode of The Buzz, host Scott Luton and co-host Billy Taylor welcome special guest, CEO & President of World Emblem, Randy Carr, to the show. Together they discuss:

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Navigating the Complexity of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
Youtube
March 04, 2024
Allen Jacques knows a thing or two about the world of life sciences and the various nuances that characterize the medical and pharmaceutical supply chains. Today, he serves as a Thought Leader at Kinaxis, a cloud-powered supply chain insight platform that combines human intelligence with AI and concurrent planning to help companies plan for the future, monitor risks and opportunities, and keep up with the speed of change.

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The Supply Chain Buzz Digital Transformers Edition
Youtube
February 12, 2024
Every Monday, at 12 noon ET, Supply Chain Now brings you the Supply Chain Buzz! Join our livestream Monday, February 12th, for a special Digital Transformers Edition as Scott Luton, and guest host Kevin L. Jackson discuss the top news in supply chain, global business, and digital transformation for this week.

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How GAF is solving for visibility, labor, and loss prevention
Youtube
February 08, 2024
According to research across 2023’s Fortune 2000 earnings call reports, visibility, labor, and loss prevention are three of the most pressing issues for supply chain leaders. Join this livestream with leaders from GAF, the world's largest roofing materials manufacturer, and Vector, a leader in yard management software, as they discuss investments enterprises are making to improve supply chain visibility, do more with less, and reduce risks.

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The Supply Chain Buzz for February 5th
Youtube
February 05, 2024

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The Supply Chain Buzz for January 22nd
Youtube
January 22, 2024
Every Monday, at 12 noon ET, Supply Chain Now brings you the Supply Chain Buzz! Join our livestream January 22nd , as Scott Luton and Greg White discuss the top news in supply chain and global business for this week.

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19 Videos
Sync Up for Success: Tips to Tackle Peak Season
Supply Chain Now
June 11, 2024
Join Supply Chain Now's Scott Luton and Kimberly Reuter joined by Wes Arentson and Tony Thrasher from SPS Commerce as they tackle the most pressing challenges faced by 3PLs during peak seasons and unveil actionable strategies to overcome them. Whether you're a seasoned logistics professional or just starting in the industry, we'll help uncover the secrets to operational excellence, customer satisfaction, and unlock the full potential of your 3PL operations.

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Scott W. Luton & Jake Barr at Gartner Supply Chain Symposium 2024
Supply Chain Now
June 11, 2024
Scott interviews Jake (aka "the John Wayne of Global Supply Chain") at Gartner Supply Chain Symposium 2024. They touch on a variety of key topics, including:

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Pendulum Shifts in Logistics – From Click-and-Order to Brick-and-Mortar
Supply Chain Now
June 06, 2024
Join hosts Scott W. Luton and Kim Reuter as they dive deep into the intricacies of retail and e-commerce supply chains with experts Wes Arentson and Tony Thrasher from SPS Commerce. In this episode, you'll learn why repeatable processes are key to success and how having a well-defined onboarding procedure can prevent you from reinventing the wheel.

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Powering the Future: How AI is Revolutionizing the Energy Industry
Supply Chain Now
May 30, 2024
The energy industry is increasingly leveraging AI to analyze data from drones and sensors to predict future energy failures, reduce downtime and maintenance costs, and even optimize energy production by accurately predicting energy demand. A recent report by McKinsey estimated that AI could potentially enable the energy sector to realize up to $1.3 trillion annually by 2035.

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Seamless Integration Ensures Unified Shipping: Making Planning Play Nice with Execution
Supply Chain Now
May 08, 2024
Listen in to gain invaluable insights into the significant shift towards outsourcing in manufacturing and its implications on supply chain dynamics and how predictive analytics and AI are becoming game-changers in managing supply chain efficiency and reducing environmental impact. Along the way you’ll also learn practical strategies for optimizing load management, highlighted through successful case studies from renowned companies like Unilever and Campbell Soup.

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Tags: Leadership, Management, Supply Chain

The Buzz | Marketing Edition
Supply Chain Now
May 06, 2024
Supply Chain Now’s Mary Kate Love, Amanda Luton, and Katherine Hintz will discuss supply chain at the intersection of sports, pop culture, and global business. This is a special edition you do not want to miss!

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Revolutionizing Communication: Unleashing the Power of Purpose with Sam Horne, Part 2
Youtube
March 29, 2024
Sam Horn is on a mission to help people create quality communications that add value for all involved. Are you ready to join her and embrace positive change?

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The Buzz with co-host Billy Taylor and special guest Randy Carr
Youtube
March 04, 2024
Embark on a weekly journey with host Scott Luton on The Buzz podcast, airing on 2/26 at 12 noon ET. Explore the top supply chain news of the week and dive into discussions that go beyond the surface. Stay tuned for appearances by special industry guests and business leaders, ensuring you're always in the loop with News That Matters.

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Future-Proofing Supply Chains: Unveiling Top Technology Trends with Mike Griswold from Gartner
Youtube
February 26, 2024
Joining us for this new episode of Supply Chain Now is Mike Griswold, Vice President of Research for Retail at Gartner. Here, we discuss Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2024 – a list of key innovations that can help organizations accelerate towards their business goals in the fast-evolving age of AI. Of these 10, Griswold deep dives into the three that he believes supply chain professionals and supply chain organizations need to be most aware of:

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The Buzz for February 19th
Youtube
February 19, 2024
Embark on a weekly journey with host Scott Luton on The Buzz podcast, airing on 2/19 at 12 noon ET. Explore the top supply chain news of the week and dive into discussions that go beyond the surface. Stay tuned for appearances by special industry guests and business leaders, ensuring you're always in the loop with News That Matters.

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Podcasting Pioneer to Wavland CEO: Jason Hoch's Saga of Success
Youtube
February 07, 2024
On today’s episode of Supply Chain Now, we welcome back former guest Jason Hoch – now CEO of his newly founded company, Wavland.

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Navigating the AI Frontier for Demand Planning with Imperial Brands and Noodle.ai
Youtube
February 06, 2024
In this new episode in the "Making Better Supply Chain Bets with the Power of Probabilities" series with Noodle.ai, hosts Scott Luton and Greg White are joined by the CRO of Noodle.ai, Tim Krug, and the End-to-End Planning and Support Director with Imperial Brands, Remi Guillon.

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Shipping and Logistics: Things You Know, and Some You Don’t
Youtube
February 05, 2024
Join us as our experts shine a light on the multifaceted world of shipping and logistics. This livestream will explore both well-traveled paths and new frontiers in the industry. Attendees will see how eco-sustainability is shaping the future, the impact of data analytics on supply chain decisions, and the evolving nature of customer support and business strategies within the logistics sector.

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The NOW Generation: Unique Insight Into the World of a Trainee Pilot
Youtube
January 29, 2024
The aviation industry is at the precipice of a major pilot shortage globally. Some data analysts predict that there will be a shortfall of almost 80,000 by 2032, with the US Air Force currently offering bonuses of up to $600,000 to retain pilots and their service.

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The Supply Chain Buzz for January 28th
Youtube
January 28, 2024
Every Monday, at 12 noon ET, Supply Chain Now brings you the Supply Chain Buzz! Join our livestream January 29th, as Scott Luton and Greg White discuss the top news in supply chain and global business for this week.

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Talking Technological Transformations with Exotec and Accenture
Youtube
January 25, 2024
Rewind the clock to the turn of the century and the technological landscape within warehousing and logistics was a lot less crowded. Today, companies are often faced with an overwhelming choice of solutions, making it more difficult than ever to determine the right tech stack to invest in.

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Supply Chain Now Network Partner
Youtube
January 11, 2024
We are excited to share that our friends at Noodle.ai have become official Network Partners here at Supply Chain Now! Learn a bit more about the partnership, the cool things that are happening at Noodle.ai, and the great things to come from this dynamic partnership.

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The Tech Frontier: Advancing Supply Chain Digitalization Strategies
Youtube
January 10, 2024
In the rapidly evolving landscape of global logistics, the paradigm shift towards digital transformation has emerged as a cornerstone for innovation, efficiency, and sustainability. The integration of cutting-edge technology within supply chain management isn't just a strategic choice but a fundamental necessity to navigate the complexities of modern trade.

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Tech & Trade: E-Commerce Evolution in Amazon Vendor Central
Youtube
January 08, 2024
- Amazon Vendor Central is a cloud-based inventory management system that allows third-party sellers to upload their products directly to Amazon. Using technology and smart planning is crucial for businesses to expand and connect with more people, and Shawn Oleson, a Retail Insights Manager for Amazon at SupplyPike and former Amazon employee, suggests that before jumping into it, businesses should focus on creating solid plans, organizing data, and using technology to make their operations smoother.

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New Market, New Mindset
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September 30, 2020
Attention please, ladies and gentlemen. Your attention please.

Take just about everything that decades of retail experience has taught you - - and throw it out the window. And frankly, that's only mild exaggeration!

Folks, it's amazing just how much the rules have changed. We invite you to join us and learn from a couple of business leaders that are on the forefront of that change. GreyOrange has been growing like wildfire, because they deliver the bots with brains that are powering warehouses & fulfillment centers globally. Capgemini is helping companies, in retail and other sectors, truly transform - - digital and otherwise - - to be in position to tackle this brave new world. Join the Supply Chain Now team on September 30th and learn from the pros that are DOING it, as Greg White & I host:

Cyndi Lago, VP/Supply Chain with Capgemini
Jeff Cashman, COO with GreyOrange

We'll be talking all about "New Market, New Mindset" - - and lessons learned from the trenches. Register here:
https://lnkd.in/duDtTew

And now back to your regularly scheduled programming.

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"The Buzz: Chinese Auto Market Slump, Air Cargo Woes, Parallel Reality, Apple's Daisy Robot, & More"
Supply Chain Now
January 27, 2020
Scott Luton offers his perspective on a variety of leading end-to-end Supply Chain news and developments.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Leadership

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Toilet paper makers: 'What we are dealing with here is uncharted'

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Consumer products company Kimberly-Clark (KMB), whose retail toilet paper brands include Scott and Cottonelle, said it is taking steps to accelerate production and reallocating inventory to meet current demand.
"We want to assure consumers that we are doing our best to ensure a steady supply of product to stores, and will continue to make adjustments to our plans as necessary," the company said in a statement to CNN Business.
Another way suppliers are responding to the toilet paper craze: Some are cutting out distribution centers, sending trucks directly to and from paper factories to get product onto shelves more quickly, said Scott Luton, founder and CEO of Supply Chain Now Radio, a digital media company focused on supply chain management.

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