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Driving Transparency with Technology: A Roadmap for Mapping Your Sub-Tier Supply Base

Our coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and recession are creating new stresses and disruptions in the global supply chain that are only now presenting themselves. However, levelheaded leaders are persevering using proven Supplier Risk Management (SRM) strategies and tools to best reposition their organizations to thrive in our new reality.

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Acquiring transparency into your Tier II+ suppliers are no longer a luxury. Historically, across industries from automotive to building products to consumer products it's a painful endeavor. Today, leaders are, pushing using sub-tier supplier visibility for earlier identification of cost avoidances, potential timeline delays, and supply chain disruptions to exploit a supply performance competitive advantage.

 You'll Learn:

  • How to provide, outline and communicate benefits to ensure supplier buy in
  • How visibility with Tier II+ suppliers will decrease component costs, lead times, and disruption risk
  • What business and technical data to prioritize to generate the highest ROI
  • How supply chain software enables you to map and manage your Tier II+ suppliers economically

Presented by:

William Crane, CPSM, is founder and CEO of IndustryStar Solutions

IndustryStar Solutions, an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based on-demand services and software technology company that empowers leaders with greater agility and profitability via Supply Chain Managed Services, Software and Services offerings that reduce cost, time and risk. William is a trusted advisor in supply chain with demonstrated results starting, launching and enhancing global procurement, logistics, supplier quality and manufacturing organizations. His work has appeared frequently in the Institute for Supply Management, American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) and Modern Material Handling among others. William’s passion for bringing technologies to market that have a positive impact on the world can be found via his blog Supply Chain for Tomorrow’s Technology. William is also Host of the Supply Chain Innovation podcast where he interviews top industry change-makers to uncover strategies, tips, and tools to expedite, optimize, and de-risk supply chain operations

William holds an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business from the University of Michigan and BBA in Integrated Supply Management from the Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University. 



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