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Monthly Event: Tales of Manufacturing Supply Chain Woes
We’ve assembled a group of top notch, veteran manufacturing supply chain execs who will provide valuable insights into their mistakes, setbacks and failures. Our panel of experts, moderated by SourceDay Marketing Maven Sarah Scudder, will share their supply chain manufacturing nightmares, trainwrecks and meltdowns. They will also reveal the wisdom gained from their mistakes, and how they have learned to refine their skills and add more value to their companies.
Our Manufacturing Supply Chain Woes show happens monthly as a LinkedIn Live event. Register here and you will receive an email with instructions on how to join us for the event on LinkedIn.
Current Schedule of Shows:
-June 13, 2023 at 12pm CDT
-July 11, 2023 at 12pm CDT
-August 8, 2023 at 12pm CDT
-September 12, 2023 at 12pm CDT
In this monthly show, we’ll talk about:
- Common manufacturing issues and how our experts have risen above the struggle
- Best practices and top tips from thought leaders in supply chain and manufacturing
- Current events and state of affairs in supply chain and the effects being seen across companies in the industry
Working in supply chain for a manufacturer is NOT easy. There are constant PO changes, parts and materials arrive late, the challenge of managing inventory. Too much. Not enough. Supply chain trainwrecks happen a lot in manufacturing, More than many people realize. John Hantzis, Rachel Hassall and Nathan Cunningham are here to share some stories about the craziness they've lived through, lessons learned and even some funnies.
It ain't easy to be a buyer working in manufacturing. You're constantly dealing with bad ERP and MRP data, trying to figure many parts and materials to buy since your historical data is no longer relevant, and which suppliers to buy from. Once you've agreed on the changes you've got to go into your ERP to make the edits. But sometimes you forget. You make a mistake and type in the wrong number. Lauren Pesko and Mathieu Pappalardo are here to share their experiences.
Supply chain issues in manufacturing are real. We hear stories you can't even imagine in your wildest dream that have actually happened. Everything from missing shipments, receiving damaged parts, getting all your supply from one part of the world that gets shut down. These nightmares happen EVERY DAY. Meagan Elkes, Michael Ryan, Bo Bradshaw and Sarah Hardecopf have spent years in manufacturing and are going to share their trainwreck supply chain stories.
Supply chain struggles in manufacturing are real. We hear stories that are scary, constant and happening daily – even sometimes hourly. Sarah Scudder, CMO at SourceDay discusses nightmares in manufacturing with Kevin Lawton, Rick Watson, Roger Buck and Paul Vragel in this August 2022 episode of Tales of Manufacturing Woes. These guest panelists have spent years in manufacturing, lived through a lot ugly ugly stuff and share their learnings in this live webinar.
Working in manufacturing ain't always easy. In fact, it never is. Something always seems to come up – from labor shortages to late parts, machine breakdowns and missing deliveries, this industry is bound to keep you on your toes. You don't want to miss out on this May 2022 episode. Elisha Tropper, Lori Nevin, Karen Hardy, and Gretchen Philyaw share their nightmare manufacturing stories with us.
This show aims to reveal what really happens in the world of manufacturing. The good, the bad, the ugly, train wrecks and nightmares. Manufacturing experts join together every second Tuesday of the month to discuss gains from their mistakes and how they've learned to refine their skills and add more value to their company. In this video, panelists Sam Gupta, Jim Vinoski and Jeff Long share their craziest manufacturing stories.
Working in manufacturing requires a bit of mind reading and magic and a TON of patience. Bad data. Like really, really bad data which screws up forecasting and causes buyers to buy too little or too much. Then there's having to follow up on POs to confirm suppliers received them. The dealing with all of the PO changes (price, quantity and delivery date changes). Joe, Lindsay and Mark are here to share their trainwreck manufacturing supply chain stories.
Supply chain issues in manufacturing are real and NOT fun. Stories you can't even imagine that have actually happened. Getting all your supply from one part of the world that gets shut down. Tribal knowledge not documented so the rest of the team is left stranded. Too much inventory. We're talking truckloads full and there's no space to store it. Erica Halverson, Brian Kippen and Dave Crysler have spent years in manufacturing and share their trainwreck supply chain stories.
Supply chain issues in manufacturing are real. Stories you can't even imagine in your wildest dream that have actually happen. From missing shipments, receiving damaged parts, getting all your supply from one part of the world that gets shut down, tribal knowledge not documented so the rest of the team is left stranded, too much inventory (we're talking truckloads full and there's no space to store it), lots of manual work, PO babysitting daily... the list goes on and on and we've seen it ALL.
Manufacturing is a tough industry. One little thing can go wrong and BOOM, your entire production line is shut down. Not just for hours – days or even weeks. Our panelists have been through it all and they're coming on our show to share their trainwreck supply chain stories. Sam Russem, Lori McDonald and Phil Coerper talk all about supply shortages, late deliveries, missed supplier emails, messed up parts, supplier relationships gone bad.
Manufacturing is an awesome industry. If even the slightest little thing goes wrong, your entire production line is shut down. This could last days, weeks even. Our panelists in this episode features a panel of experts who have experienced it all. Stress. Tears. Nightmares and meltdowns. Find out the wisdom shared by Lindsay Smith, Tim Wise, Roz Lowe and Mike Romeyn.
Manufacturing experts tell ALL on our show today. The down and dirty, real stuff. No fluff. In this episode our panel of manufacturing experts, Stephanie Shrader, Angela Thurman, Crissa Klein and Curt Anderson, talk about what really happens working for a manufacturer. From Labor issues, supply chain issues, production issues, quality issues. The stories are endless.
Lots of sh!t happens when you work in manufacturing. Suppliers come back to you with PO changes - price, quantity and delivery date changes. Then you've got to back and forth via email to discuss the changes. Once you've agreed on the changes you've got to go into your ERP to make the edits, but sometimes you forget. You're human and typing errors happen. Sam Scibilia, Jocelyn Aguero and Rob Carr share their manufacturing supply chain stories.
Working in supply chain for a manufacturer can be CRAZY. You know it from the discussions we've had this year. You serve as a PO babysitter, therapist, teacher and magician all in the same day. And, in that time, lots of things can go wrong. Tons of emails, suppliers failing to deliver their orders on time, faulty parts and bad MRP data so you ordered the wrong amount of supply. Camille Corr Chism, Gary Starr and Nirav Shah join this panel to share their supply chain stories.
Supply chain issues in manufacturing are real. Stories you can't even imagine in your wildest dream that happen – missing shipments, receiving damaged parts and even getting all your supply from one part of the world that gets shut down. Day by day, we're hearing about companies dealing with too much inventory. Dave Griffith, Tom Roddan, Nelson Brison and Nikki Gonzales have spent years in manufacturing and have been through it all... and the ugly parts.
Manufacturing is a tough industry – One little thing goes wrong and BOOM, your entire production line is shut down, for days or weeks. Our panelists have cried ugly tears, experienced lots of stress and supply chain nightmares. Lisa, Hannah, Sue and Olga are coming on our show to share their trainwreck supply chain stories about supply shortages, late deliveries, missed supplier emails, messed up parts, supplier relationships gone bad and labor shortages.
Working in manufacturing is NOT always easy. In fact, it never is. Something always seems to come up – train wrecks, nightmares crises. We're joined by David Crysler, Michael Schlagenhaufer, Simon Geale and Ian Sandusky where they share their nightmare stories. Hosted by Sarah Scudder, they discuss everything from labor shortages, machine breakdowns, missing deliveries, and more.
Working in manufacturing is hard. Lots of stuff can and does go wrong. Why sugarcoat things?! Tell it like it really is. The truth, ya'll. The truth. We're talking trainwrecks, nightmares and meltdowns. The really crappy stuff. Watch the first video of "Tales of Manufacturing Supply Chain Woes" to hear trainwreck stories from Kristina Harrington, Jonathan Townsley, Curtis Strzinek and Sneha Kumari,.