In an age of offshored production and new opportunities in fast-emerging markets like as China and Brazil, manufacturers are challenged more than ever to master the global supply chain. In this podcast, logistics expert Evan Armstrong gives an overview of the technologies, strategies, and services companies can use to manage global production, shipping, and sales.
Speaker: Evan Armstrong has over 20 years of experience in supply chain management. As President of Armstrong & Associates, Inc., he oversees many of our market research initiatives and provides consulting services to supply chain participants in the following areas: business planning, logistics outsourcing, mergers and acquisitions, market analysis and benchmarking, transportation management, and supply chain systems evaluation and selection.
Prior to joining Armstrong & Associates, Inc. in February 2000, Evan was Vice President of Pricing at Roadrunner Freight Systems, Inc. (a $120 Million non-asset based transportation provider). He has held sales and marketing and operations positions with major providers of small package transportation, LTL transportation, and third-party logistics services. Evan has developed and implemented transportation and logistics systems and has spearheaded startup logistics operations for Fortune 500 customers.
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This was first published in November 2011