How to Thrive in COVID with Retail and E-Commerce Innovation: Small Business Series with SupplyChainQueen, UPS, and CoolHaus

3 years of progress in 3 months has become the new mantra in retail and e-commerce as businesses navigate digital transformation in a ‘never normal’ COVID world. As online spending reaches new highs, learn from Chris Byrne, and a super innovative business who is thriving Coolhaus featuring its EPIC SHE-E-O Natasha Case:💡Getting ahead of the curve, leaning into core … Read more

Sheri Hinish, SupplyChainQueen, Speaking About Innovation and Sustainability at the Global Women Supply Chain Leaders Conference and Women in Supply Chain Awards

GWSCL 2020 is the first global event to shine the spotlight on the dedication, passion and incredible success stories of women in supply chain – cross-domain and from around the world. Join us for a 3-day mega event which will bring together industry’s brightest minds to share idea-focused insights on a wide range of subjects, provoking conversations that … Read more

Sheri Hinish, SupplyChainQueen, Speaking at the Reuters Retail Supply Chain Virtual Event

 There is a paradigm shift happening at the intersection of Retail, Supply Chain, Logistics and Technology. ECommerce, long hailed disrupter to retail, has been the consumers saving grace during COVID. 300 million people are primed for online shopping in the US alone. Supply chains must be demand driven, scalable, flexible and digital to ensure you … Read more

Sheri Hinish Moderates Discussion with SalesForce Chief Sustainability Officer Suzanne DiBianca and Global Sustainability Leaders

In a gentle way, you can shake the world. One person, one teacher, one child has the power to enact change. On Jul 23rd, a small group of sustainability leaders came together to discuss challenges during COVID, scaling sustainability, accelerating climate action with technology, and a path forward for resilience. I had the pleasure of … Read more

Exploring Circularity For Supply Chain Resilience in Navigating COVID and Beyond & The Wicked Debate of Sustainability Versus Circular Economy with The Ellen MacArthur Foundation

 Is optimizing for “less bad” the right pivot to navigate COVID and beyond? Supply chain resilience has a new meaning for many of us that is wrapped in the emotion unprecedented social, economic, and environmental crises. We’ve lost many lives to COVID and as unemployment reaches new highs, businesses and supply chains must choose to … Read more

Sheri Hinish is Featured Speaker for the Celonis Women in Digital Transformation Series

It’s time to be bold for change. Fellow STEMinists, women in tech and supply chain, let’s talk. Talent is everywhere, but access is not. I’m stoked to announce a journey to create a tight-knit community driven by women leading the way in digital transformation. Please join me and other amazing women on JULY 30th in … Read more

Exploring Disruptive Design: How Lego and IKEA Use Creativity, Technology, and the Human Experience to Build a Circular Economy w/ James George (Ellen MacArthur Foundation)

As competition intensifies, the need for creative thinking increases, else we’d be repeating the same patterns forever. The concept of a circular economy is a hot topic in the midst of COVID, not only because of its positive social and environmental impacts, but also due to the clear benefits of circular product design. As circular … Read more

Exploring the Green Revolution: Climate Change and Shifts in Industry, Technology, Supply Chain, and Sustainable Development Goal 13 for Climate Action

2019 was the warmest year on record. The Price tag for climate change in the US is $140 billion per year, meaning cost of changes needed to adapt to a warming world. This is less than 0.2% of global GDP. Supply Chains, technology, and Industry 4.0 are a conduit for climate action using environmental risk … Read more

Exploring Diversity and Inclusion in STEM for Competitive Advantage, and Building Digital Trust in a Digital Age with Transparency and Personalization

Women in technology remain highly underrepresented making up only 26% of related jobs whereby 3% of jobs are held by African-American women, 6% held by Asian women and 2% held by Hispanic women according to the National Center for Women and IT. What’s not shown in the image below, is that over 50% of the … Read more

Exploring Bias in Artificial Intelligence in Digital Transformation, the Future of Work, the Autonomous Supply Chain, and the Power of Diversity and Inclusion

AI and digital transformation are driving forces in business today. Yet, 67% of consumers are worried about AI discriminating against them. And 78% of consumers say that it is important for companies to take active measures to reduce bias in AI. Research shows that even the most well-designed AI systems can still end up with … Read more

Sheri Hinish, SupplyChainQueen, Highlighted as a GameChanger in Procurious World Social Media Day Article

To celebrate #WorldSocialMediaDay, Sheri Hinish was highlighted as a GameChanger in Procurious Article, “4 Reasons Social Media is a GameChanger for Supply Chain & Procurement.” “When asked about the pressures of today’s environment, Chief Heart Officer of SupplyChainQueen, Sheri Hinish, explained that COVID-19 has taught us a valuable lesson. “We are ONE planet – each of us … Read more

Feature in Forbes: Supply Chain Resiliency and the Power of Sustainable Technology

Sheri Hinish, the Supply Chain Queen, was featured in a piece highlighting her point of view during SAP Ariba Live. The article written by Susan Galer is highlighted below with a link to the full article. Why Some Supply Chains Haven’t Failed As Badly As OthersFor supply chain gurus, the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to become … Read more

Regenerative Agriculture & the Circular Economy: Rethinking Food Systems and Food Miles Using Urban Agriculture and Integrated Permaculture for Sustainable Supply Chains

“More than a mere alternative strategy, regenerative agriculture represents a fundamental shift in our culture’s relationship with nature.” The future of food and cities use space, people, and buildings to maximize value, rethinking our commercial food systems and creating food sovereignty, defined as the right of people to have healthy and culturally appropriate food produced … Read more

The Human Side of Supply Chain Is Still Critical in Industry 4.0 Keynote at SAPICS Refocused

In this digital age, we all begin to use the technologies made possible by Industry 4.0. We are using artificial intelligence, machine learning, and smart contracts. And yet, supply chains are still run by people. These people use human intelligence, human learning, and human-driven contracts. The humans that operate global supply chains are younger and … Read more

New School Supply Chain Basics with Joe Lynch on the Logistics of Logistics Podcast

When the “logistics of logistics” meets “new school supply chain.” I chatted with Joe Lynch about progressive topics influencing the lives of the broad field to which we belong. In this episode, we explore “New School Supply Chain” which was a phrase born while I was at Rutgers University MsSCM program as a way to … Read more

Why Supply Chains Will Save the World and How You Can Help

The rate of mass-consumption, increased population, and dynamics of social-cultural changes where humans are living in the moment cannot be sustained on its current path. The availability of natural resources are declining at alarming rates due to low consensus world views, lack of accountability in industrial systems for CO2 emissions, and hyperbolic discounting. Most would … Read more

Climate Change is a Waste Management Problem. Sustainable Supply Chains Can Help.

Many consumers have no idea how purchase decisions impact the environment. In the words of James Thurber, celebrated journalist for the New Yorker magazine, “Man has gone long enough, or even too long, without being man enough to face the simple truth that the trouble with man is man”. Annually, the world generates 1.3 billion … Read more

Podcast with SAP Futurist Tom Raftery: SupplyChainQueen Highlighted in the Women in Digital Supply Chain Series

“When you think about sustainability through the lens of supply chain and even digital, 50 to 80 percent of the revenue spend happens in supply chain. And so, do, up to 85 percent of the environmental impacts, social impacts of supply chain. so, who better then than us as supply chain practitioners who have that … Read more

SupplyChainQueen® Named a 2020 Supply & Demand Chain Executive “Pro to Know

Sheri Hinish, also known as the SupplyChainQueen® by clients and colleagues, has been named a 2020 Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives, and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises, that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges … Read more

Expert Webinar with Supply Chain Brief and the Supply Chain Queen Exploring Core Themes Sparking the Supply Chain Revolution

Listen to the Webinar discussion via podcasts! Links below… Episode 8 – Exploring 5 Paradigms in the Supply Chain Revolution including Old-School vs. New School, Digital Workplace, Price vs. Value, and the Importance of Sustainable Development in the Digital Divide ~> https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/episode-8-exploring-5-paradigms-in-supply-chain-revolution/id1496899179?i=1000467424572 Episode 9 – Exploring Technology in the Circular Economy including Industry 4.0, Smart Supply Chains, … Read more

Executive Insights with the Supply Chain Queen – in Shipping and Freight Resources Publication

Executive Insights is a series by Shipping and Freight Resource that provides ongoing insights and thoughtful analysis enriching the knowledge of the readers with what is happening in the shipping, freight, maritime, logistics and supply chain industry.. Executive Insights is also a chance to pick the brains of industry veterans, leaders and enablers.. In this edition of Executive … Read more

The Supply Chain Revolution Podcast is Live on iTunes, Spotify, and iHeart Radio!

The SupplyChainQueen launches the Supply Chain Revolution Podcast! The Supply Chain Revolution podcast explores provocative points of view that challenge paradigms for progress. Core themes include New School Supply Chain, Sustainability, Sustainable Development & the SDGS, Circular Economy and Circular Thinking, Diversity & Inclusion, Leading Transformational Change. The Supply Chain Revolution podcast is already ranked … Read more

SupplyChainQueen Highlighted in the Seasoned Leadership In Action Series

At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe.  As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action™” Interview series here at Supply Chain Game Changer. This interview is with Sheri Hinish, the World renowned Supply Chain Queen®! I started hearing about … Read more

Sheri R. Hinish Named 10 Procurement Leaders to Watch in 2020

At Fairmarkit, we are constantly amazed by the ways that procurement leaders are driving their companies forward and pushing the envelope on innovation and strategy. Here are ten leaders that we are excited to watch in 2020.Sheri HinishKnown fondly in the industry as the “Supply Chain Queen,” Sheri has made a career rethinking supply chain … Read more

Podcast: SupplyChainQueen® and MIT Sustainable Supply Chains Alexis Bateman Discussion with Alcott Global ‘Supply Chain Leaders In Action’

Stream by clicking here.Download as an MP3 here. Alexis H. Bateman is a Research Scientist, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics and the Director of MIT Sustainable Supply Chains. She has over fifteen years of experience in sustainability in the public sector, industry, and academic settings. Her work focuses on supply chain sustainability through research, education, and outreach. She has … Read more

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