Dave Allen, a supply chain thought leader with a history of transforming supply chains at major consumer goods companies, share his thoughts on digitalization, consumer-driven networks, automation and change management.
In this wide-ranging interview, Dave Allen explains the major challenges that supply chain managers face today, and how he overcame them at Frito Lay and Del Monte to win dozens of service awards from major retailers like Walmart. He discusses how he employed digitalization to reduce inventory levels by 50%, why consumer-driven networks are now a necessity, and how executives should approach change management to make sure it delivers the maximum return on investment.
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