Distinguished Service Award Honoree engenders awe and inspiration

Since the day Johnson & Johnson’s Kathy Wengel began speaking on a panel of supply chain leaders at AWESOME’s first symposium in 2013, she has been an inspiring model of what a leader with courage and competence can do. For the many accomplishments of her 30-year career at Johnson &Johnson and her impact beyond the J&J business, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has selected Kathy to receive the 2019 Distinguished Service Award. Continue reading

Jill Donoghue on panel for release of “State Of Logistics”

AWESOME leader Jill Donoghue, VP of Logistics for Bumble Bee Foods, was one of the featured panelists when the 2019 “State of Logistics Report” was released at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. with industry, press and government officials present. The report is now available through the CSCMP website. Continue reading

AWESOME Advisor speaks on data analytics in Warsaw, Poland

Mary Long, Managing Director of the Global Supply Chain Institute’s Supply Chain Forum at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, and an AWESOME Advisor, was a keynote speaker at the CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals) European Conference in Warsaw, Poland. Continue reading

Powered by AWESOME  panel focuses on empowering women in supply chain

A panel of supply chain leaders, led by Nancy Nix, AWESOME Executive Director Emeritus, discussed how to empower women as an important aspect of Supply Chain Talent Management at an event presented recently by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) in Chicago. The day’s program also addressed themes such as tapping into alternative talent pipelines like veteran talent and cultivating the next generation of supply chain leadership. Continue reading

MIT leader writes about putting vision and emotion into supply chain leadership

“Leaders need to add vision and emotion to their repertoire to be more effective change agents.” That’s the conclusion of an article written by Dr. Bruce Arntzen, executive director of the supply chain management program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center for Transportation & Logistics and published in CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly. Continue reading

Innovative drone delivery system is saving lives

A favorite session at 2018 CSCMP EDGE – especially among our AWESOME Scholars – featured Keller Rinaudo, founder of Zipline talking about how a simple supply chain solution is saving the lives of millions of people. If you missed the session, an article on ecn.com describes the way just-in-time drone delivery is bringing medicine to rural Africa. Continue reading