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Sarah Barnes

CEO/Host at Lets Talk Supply Chain

Toronto, Canada

Sarah is a logistician turned supply chain marketer, passionate about bringing stories to life in an industry that has traditionally been about stats and numbers. As the host of the popular Lets Talk Supply Chain Podcast (LTSC), blog and The Trade Squad on YouTube, Sarah helps tell the stories and bring awareness to brands and hot topics in the industry which includes her infamous Women in Supply Chain series.

Recently named Top 100 most influential women leaders in Supply Chain (global) and Top 100 most influential Women in Canadian Supply Chain, Sarah has spent the past 20 years in logistics and supply chain learning everything she can, and recently ventured off on her own to grow the LTSC brand including a new YouTube Channel called "The SC, supply chain tv" where you will learn from real people talking about real supply chain topics. Sarah is also the Co-Founder and CEO of Shipz Inc, a new technology platform encompassing all of her experience and knowledge in supply chain bringing innovative, collaborative ideas together on own platform for the supply chain industry.

In her spare time you can find her on the field throwing out runners at second base, on the beach or singing in the car

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Toronto
Speaking Topics: Moderator, Personal branding, logistics and supply chain

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Company Information

Company Type: Service Provider
Business Unit: Media Marketing
Media Experience: 3
Last Media Interview: 02/11/2020

Areas of Expertise

Diversity and Inclusion 32.58
Leadership 30.11
Marketing 30.38
Supply Chain 36.30
Sustainability 32.58
Procurement 30.76

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Professional Services


10 Podcasts
Smart Steps Toward Managing Supply Chain Surprises
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February 13, 2020
Imagine you work at a famous tech company, about to launch your next category-killing gadget. You announce the launch date with great fanfare. You’ve instructed suppliers to prepare for a 10% increase in production. Stores are primed with glossy marketing materials. Journalists, investors, and

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Tags: Supply Chain

EP 102 – Behind the Seams
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February 10, 2020
BEHIND THE SEAMS – Suuchi Ramesh is a software engineer with a background in supply chain, she is also the founder and CEO of a tech company that is bringing supply chain and fashion together called, Suuchi. Suuchi is the next generation technology platform for fashion, managing everything fro

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Tags: Sustainability

EP 101 – Rodeo’s, Supply Chain & Google
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February 03, 2020
Claudia is our Women in Supply Chain Feature for February and is someone who enjoys life to the fullest. Her attitude is: family first, career second and community third. She graduated in engineering, joined IBM, ran an entire supply chain, worked in GE Healthcare and is now working in supply chain

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Tags: Supply Chain, Diversity and Inclusion

EP 100 – Procurement, It’s a Group Thing
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January 27, 2020
Anthony is the president and CEO of UNA, a dynamic group that works with procurement managers, business owners and executives to save money, time and effort. How? Through Collaboration, partnerships, software and strategy. Una offers a consolidated approach to procurement with a mission is to suppor

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Tags: Sustainability, Supply Chain, Procurement

Kleo Landucci On Curiosity, Leadership and Supply Chain
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January 23, 2020
At Let’s Talk Supply Chain, we know the importance of elevating the voices of the female trailblazers who are boldly changing the face of our community. That’s why every month we highlight a woman leader in the industry on our blog. We share their stories, achievements and advice for other women

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Tags: Supply Chain

EP 99 – Expand Your Network
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January 20, 2020
Today we have a special treat: Last week I joined Daniel Stanton, Mr Supply Chain on his Linkedin page to do a Live about our 10 ten social media tips and today, we are releasing the recording to our community as well! Daniel is a top influencer in the global supply chain community: the author [R

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EP 98 – Unleashing Business Potential
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January 13, 2020
Rebecca is Vice President of customer success at E2open, the largest software and information provider for the shipping industry. They’re already connected to over 100,000 supply entities, 35,000 shippers across 177 countries and perform 8 billion transactions per year. In other words, they know w

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EP 97 – WISC, Holly is All In
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January 05, 2020
Holly got into logistics like many of us: by accident. After the 2008 financial crash she moved to Texas and was offered a chance to work in supply chain. Although she’d always worked in media and had a marketing degree, once she “drank the juice” she got hooked on the logistics industry, and

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Tags: Marketing, Supply Chain

SEA 2, EP 96 – Year in Review, A Look back on 2019
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December 30, 2019
What a year it has been – from the Game of Thrones finale to Fedex being banned by Amazon, 2019 has been a memorable one. And at LTSC, it has been an incredibly memorable one! We added The SC, Supply Chain TV that includes several new shows from around the world, named the Best Supply […]

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SEA 2, EP 95 – A Family Perspective on Supply and Demand Planning
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December 23, 2019
What’s better than one supply chain professional? Two supply chain professionals! Allison and George are a couple who met at a supply chain conference and both work in different areas of logistics. Allison mostly works on strategy and supply, whereas George works in the tactical planning of mergin

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership, Supply Chain



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