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28 May, 2020 | (01 hr)

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Businesses, both large and small, source globally but often don’t know enough about the products they buy and sell. The coronavirus pandemic and the associated disruptions has put global supply chains at risk. In practice, a very few businesses can trace their supply chains beyond Tier 1 suppliers.

This raises an important question – do companies who have transparent supply chains manage disruptions better?

Key Takeaways:

  • Role of transparency in making supply chains more resilient
  • Risk management strategies
  • How to leverage technology to enable traceability?


Michael Ginap

Michael Ginap
Founder and Owner

Over 30 years of experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in the process industry as well as in automotive and logistics services; held several operational and strategic management positions both in local as well as in Regional and Global functions.

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Hans Keeris

Hans Keeris
Vice President Procurement

Experienced Executive Level Leader, heading & developing local, regional and global sourcing/supply teams. As member of a Business Management Team, installed high performance teams focusing on Cost, Supply, Innovation and Supplier Relationship Management, ensuring Sourcing Strategy, Risk plan...Full Bio

Dr. Uwe G. Schulte

Dr. Uwe G. Schulte (Moderator)
Leader, Global Sustainability Centre and Program Director
The Conference Board

Dr. Uwe G. Schulte is Leader, Global Sustainability Centre, and Program Director for the European Sustainability Council at The Conference Board.

Schulte was executive director of the INSEAD Social Innovation Centre and spent most of his professional career at Unilever. In his final role,...Full Bio

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