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A Conversation with Dr. Rob Handfield, co-author of The LIVING Supply Chain

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Today Buyers Meeting Point welcomes Dr. Rob Handfield as our guest. Rob is the Executive Director of the Supply Chain Resource Co-Operative and the Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University. Rob recently co-authored a new book titled, “The LIVING Supply Chain: The Evolving Imperative of Operating in Real Time” which can be purchased on Amazon or directly from Wiley. Click here to read Kelly Barner's review of the book on BMP.

In this conversation we discuss:

  • Three major shifts affecting the digital economy and how supply chain managers can prepare for them
  • The importance of decision-making velocity in an era of cognitive computing and real-time data
  • Rising trends that will shape the future of supply chains and how they interact with the business environment in general

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