Supply Chain — Unfiltered, The Podcast

Where peers are saying what you're already thinking!

In 20-to-30-minutes our podcasts put supply chains front and center where they belong. Join us while we address the challenges of the profession, ask the big questions and learn new technologies while living in the trenches of the supply chain world.  

You’ll hear from industry experts who live and breathe it. The content isn’t rehearsed or forced. It’s real, raw, and transparent.

Discussions will cover planning, logistics, procurement, sustainability and social responsibility, all areas of risk, talent management, industry research and topics from you. Make some time, take a break, laugh and have some fun as we explore how we succeed together.


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Microaggressions in The Workplace

88 percent of non-inclusive behaviors experienced by women in the workplace were “microaggressions”. While they can be subtle or overwhelmingly obvious, microaggressions disrupt self-worth and career growth.

Hear from Alyssa Grau, CPSM, Director Head of Supply Chain, Seamen Corporation and Linsey Vasilenko, Director Procurement & Strategic Sourcing, Baylor, Scott & White Health, two members of the ISM Women’s Supply Management Committee, as they share personal stories, and how to recognize and overcome the subversive behaviors that diminish corporate culture.

Learn how workplace microaggressions can disrupt self-worth and career growth.

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Blockchain for Supply Chain

We discuss the details on the integration and benefits of blockchain into supply chains. Learn how blockchain technology and its profession-changing process streamlines procurement and contract negotiations. Explore how this new collaborative ecosystem, created by merging the blockchain within supply chain management, is a way to bring greater security, efficiency, and trust to the profession.

Our guest is the energetic and frequent ISM contributor, Dr. Charlotte de Brabandt, DBA, head of IT partner management and governance U.S. ZF Group.  Hear from Dr. de Brabandt as she shares how blockchain can bolster trust and transparency across end-to-end tiers, and more.


The Spillover Effects of a Transforming Transportation Fleet

Advancements in technology and carbon reduction efforts are driving changes in transportation enterprises and the procurement decision-making of equipment.

Hear Brian Antonellis, Fleet Advantage Senior Vice President Fleet Operations (CTP), explain the costs, considerations, and strategies in moving it forward efficiently. Explore how to effectively plan today for tomorrow’s fleet operating costs, learn about the pitfalls of leasing vs. purchasing, and the difference between diesel benchmark pricing and the cost of running an EV fleet.


Logistics and the Cost of Geo-Repositioning Supply Chains

Hear from North American logistics expert, Jenny Vander Zanden, Breakthrough COO, as she discusses the effects of onshoring shifts in manufacturing and transportation.

The discussion includes knowing how to formulate efficiencies through intermodal, the current state of diesel benchmark pricing, and the questions to ask when developing strategic relationships with Mexico.


Slave Trade, Supply Chains and Enabling Solutions

Get an in-depth understanding of slave trade in supply chains as Jonathan Ball, Exiger’s managing director|government solutions delivery, discusses the challenges that persist across the globe. Discover how vulnerable supply chains are to human trafficking, especially from third-party suppliers, and learn how risk mitigation and humanitarian efforts can remove slave trade.

Find more information on how supply chains can empower solutions and better protect human rights, here:


On the Road with Kinaxis at “Kinexions 23” Conference

Join us as we take a deeper look into what’s happening in the supply chain technology arena with panelists from Kinaxis, Colgate-Palmolive and Genpact.

  • Andrew Bell, Kinaxis Vice President Product Management
  • Mike Corbo, retired Chief Supply Chain Officer Colgate Palmolive, Executive Advisor and C-level leader
  • Mike Ciatto, Genpact SVP Supply Chain Service Line CEO

Learn about how technology and machine learning will impact supply management systems, what to watch for when eyeing AI in operational strategy, risk and oversight, and what it will take to get past change management resistance amid AI adoption.


Nearshoring and The State of Industrial Warehouse Space

A complex convergence continues across America, as people, products, and places reposition, moving manufacturing, distribution, and industrial facilities to a better future.

We sat down with industrial warehouse commercial real estate experts from global NAI Horizon for a market update on the availability of space and changes to demand due to nearshoring and the economy.

Hear from our guests Isy Sonabend, Executive Managing Director, Industrial properties and Drew Eisen, Broker, with NAI Horizon as they share the status on the industrial market, including inflation, interest rates and lack of supply are impacting manufacturing and distribution decision makers.


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