Better Exporting: Creating a Resilient Supply Chain

Better Exporting: Creating a Resilient Supply Chain

Better Exporting: Creating a Resilient Supply Chain

Customers are increasingly asking for shorter lead times, more flexibility, reduced costs and faster response times.  And they are wanting it today, or yesterday! So how do businesses cope with what are often competing priorities, and still operate efficiently?

Your supply chain will likely be personalized to your business and needs, but to ensure it is resilient and continues to offer value to you and your customers, understanding your capabilities is crucial.

Come along to this complimentary event for ExportNZ/EMA members and hear about this important topic from our engaging speakers:

Alistair Lane- Value Chain Connections

Director of Value Chain Connections Ltd – offering supply chain and operational support to business, esp those undergoing significant growth and who need to realign their business processes to cope for the growth. Experienced global supply chain leader with over 25 years in technical, commercial and supply chain leadership roles – including Fonterra, Tru-Test Ltd and Douglas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.  Value Chain Connections Ltd also offers Programme and Change Management expertise through Alistair’s partner Natasha Matias.

Kevin Flint- General Manager of Oasis Engineering

Originally from the UK, Kevin has over 25 years of experience in the manufacturing industry, specialising in New Product Development and Operations Management. Kevin has setup supply chains from suppliers in 7 countries and will speak about his various experiences, both good and bad!

Fraser Lobb- Supply Chain Manager at Bluelab Corporation

Originally from Taranaki, Fraser started his career in London at Heathrow airport, working in both the airline and rail industries, returning to New Zealand in 2007. Fraser joined the Bluelab team in 2009 working as Customer Service Manager and moved into the Supply Chain Manager role in 2012.

Hear Alistair, Kevin and Fraser talk about:

– Innovation within the supply chain
– Simplifying and creating value across the supply chain.
– A3 Business and Action Plans and Organisational strategies
– Sales and Operations Planning
– Managing supplier relationships
– Managing your supply chain while being a part of another supply chain
– International freight challenges
– Real life experiences in the supply chain

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