SILICON VALLEY, California, June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Reshoring Institute, in conjunction with Supply Chain Management Review and Peerless Media, announces the introduction of a new video released by Rosemary coats. The new show, titled “The Frictionless Supply Chain,” will feature interviews with leaders in supply chain management. https://www.scmr.com/podcast/welcome_to_frictionless_a_new_podcast_hosted_by_rosemary_coates
“This is an exciting new podcast,” said Rosemary coats, executive director of the Reshoring Institute and host of the new program. “We will focus on women leaders, but not exclusively. We will also focus on global supply chains and how geopolitics and regional economics affect the movement of goods around the world.”
A record number of undergraduate and graduate students have majored in supply chain management and will enter this high-paying and growing industry upon graduation. Universities around the world have developed new programs and majors in this growing field. Companies recognize supply chain management as the path to efficient operations and strategic advantage. These companies are adding supply chain management positions to their organizations. According to a Gartner survey, women now make up 41% of the supply chain workforce and more than 50% of university students majoring in this function.
“Women in supply chain management is going to be a major area of focus for the Frictionless podcast, and I look forward to hearing from other women leaders. At a number of events we attended recently, we’ve noticed more women in leadership positions as presenters. We’re Frictionless Podcast will shine a light on these senior leaders,” said Bob Trebilcockeditorial director at Supply Chain Management Review.
There is no shortage of topics in global supply chains today. With the global pandemic, lockdowns in Chinaand the war of Ukrainesupply chains are disrupted around the world and could remain chaotic for many months to come.
“Making supply chains frictionless is no easy task,” Coates said. “We intend to interview supply chain managers who can help us figure out how.”
The Frictionless Supply Chain podcast is available for download on iTunes, Google Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts, or you can watch the video on the Reshoring Institute channel on YouTube.
Rosemary coats is the founder and executive director of the Reshoring Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps businesses bring manufacturing back.
SOURCE Relocation Institute