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The last couple of months has clearly shown us that supply chains cannot have the luxury of postponing renewal any longer. There is an amid need for digitalization in all levels – planning, scheduling, operating, measuring and controlling. Probably, this is the best time for reaching out to promising startups.

Alcott Global, that provides Executive Search solutions for the world’s top companies in eCommerce, supply chain, logistics, and tech in transportation, has launched a podcast series for leaders in supply chain and logistics. In this episode, Sarah Barnes-Humphrey and Eric Johnson are talking about startups and new technologies in the supply chain. They cover topics like the funding of startups amidst the coronavirus crisis; how innovators can use the current situation for future development; profitability vs hyper scaling; big companies and startups working together and the importance of storytelling in attracting talent.

Sarah is a logistician turned supply chain marketer, passionate about bringing stories to life in the industry. As the host of the popular’ Let’s Talk Supply Chain Podcast’ (LTSC), blog and The Trade Squad on YouTube, Sarah helps tell the stories and brings awareness to brands and hot topics in the industry which includes her infamous Women in Supply Chain series.

Sarah is also the Co-Founder and CEO of Shipz Inc, a new technology platform encompassing all of her experience and knowledge in supply chain, bringing innovative and collaborative ideas together on her platform for the supply chain industry.

Eric Johnson is the (Journal of Commerce) JOC’s Senior Editor, Technology, where he leads coverage and analysis of technology’s impact on global logistics and trade. Johnson regularly reports on how shippers, carriers across all modes, and logistics companies use the software, as well as new concepts impacting core freight transportation processes like procurement, execution, visibility, and payment. Johnson is a regular presenter and moderator at industry events and webinars.


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