Driving Superior Business Performance Through Supply Chain Innovation: SCMI Spring Symposium


Steelwedge is proud to participate in the University of San Diego’s 3rd Annual Supply Chain Management Institute Spring Symposium, which will be held April 14-15, 2014 at the university.

Ed Lewis, Steelwedge

Ed Lewis, Steelwedge

Ed Lewis, Steelwedge Vice President of Product Marketing and Planning, will serve as a panelist on a discussion entitled, “How Technology is Enabling and Driving Supply Chain Innovation.” The panel will address how competition in supply chains is always increasing, forcing companies and supply chains to search for new technologies and innovations that lead to superior performance. Topics of discussion will include new supply chain technologies, potential technology innovations, and key factors influencing the adoption of supply chain technologies in order to achieve superior business performance.

Other panelists include Angel Mendez of Cisco Systems, John Urban of GT Nexus, Inc., and Mark Utter of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. David Pyke of the University of San Diego will serve as the moderator.  The panel discussion takes place on Tuesday, April 15 at 12:45 pm PDT.

About the SCMI Spring Symposium:

There is little doubt that creating and sustaining an innovative supply chain can lead to superior business performance. This includes gaining competitive advantage, increasing market share, and creating greater levels of profitability.  SCMI’s Spring Symposium is a thought-provoking event focused on the power of innovation. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn how other business leaders are leveraging innovation to drive superior business performance.

The event will address various areas where creating an innovative supply chain can lead to superior business performance. Some of the subjects that will be discussed include:

  • Incorporating Innovation into your Supply Chain Strategy
  • Creating a Culture of Innovation
  • Strategic Sourcing & Procurement
  • Supply Chain Collaboration
  • Creating a Sustainable Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Technology
  • Green Supply Chains
  • Outsourcing, Near-sourcing, Re-shoring
  • Talent Management
  • Managing Supply Chain Risk and Complexity

For more information on the SCMI Spring Symposium, click here.

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