Creating a more resilient supply chain in a VUCA world, 16th September 2020

September 10, 2020

Specialist publisher and Associate Member Kogan Page is hosting a virtual ‘Off The Page’ event on Wednesday 16th September, 1pm-2pm BST.

The global pandemic has impacted supply chains around the world. Some felt increased pressure to meet demand, while for others the demand disappeared. So, what can businesses do to regain balance and create resilience in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world?

Balance the Supply Chain Triangle of service, cost and cash with Bram DeSmet and put your supply chain at the heart of business strategy. Identify key practical steps and find out how to implement these insights to your own organisation.

Drawing on his expertise, Bram will be addressing key issues including:

  • Why companies have struggled to balance their supply chains
  • What have we learnt during the COVID-19 pandemic and what is yet to come?
  • How can businesses create more agile supply chains with better systems and processes?

Optimise your supply chain and avoid future disruption by achieving resilience, agility and balance.


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About the author:

Bram DeSmet is the CEO of Solventure where he advises global production and retail organisations on Strategy, Supply Chain and Operations. He is a Professor in Operations & Supply Chain Management at Vlerick Business School, Ghent, Belgium.