Chris joined Association for Supply Chain Management “ASCM”, J.P. Morgan, Veefin Solutions, Focal Point and The Huntington National Bank for a workshop on “Aligning physical and financial supply chain operations to boost resilience”

Hosted in collaboration with the ASCM, this interactive workshop explored the trends and best practices for both operational and strategic supply chain resilience, examining the role of interdependent relationships between supply chain, procurement, corporate finance, treasury and trade financiers in making the organization more resilient.

Topics discussed included:

  • Supply chain disruption and diversification: stockpiling raw materials vs reshoring and diversifying supply cases, the impact of extending payment terms and important of benchmarking payment terms
  • Sustainability & ESG: the role that procurement plays in driving ESG performance through the value chain
  • Digitisation and tech: the impact of increasing automation in physical supply chains to help drive efficiency