Masters of Supply Chain

A series of opinions and essays on building high-value and high-performance supply chains. We speak with the most forward-thinking leaders, the early adopters of new possibilities. These are leaders who have executed exemplary projects in supply-chain, and will talk about building processes, infrastructure, teams and culture.

Building a Culture of Optimization – Lessons from your Kitchen

By Sanjeev WangooChief Manufacturing and Supply Chain Officer, Motul Asia Pacific

In this article, I will try to talk about how leaders can build a culture of optimization instead of focusing on tactical improvements to reduce costs. The ideas in this article draw inspiration from my past experiences and initiatives, learnings from my peers, and obviously, from my mother’s or my wife’s kitchen.

Supply Chain Trust – Duty of Care

By Jaya MoorthiVice President of Logistics, East Asia & Japan at Schneider Electric

Leaders all over the world had been asked to make tough calls and decisions between employee’s safety, health, corporate objectives and their own moral inclinations – Corporate reputation took a new twist in 2020. This pandemic before us has given us a new stress test to supply chain trust, and this article is just about this dilemma that we went through.

Ankur Agarwal writes for Gocomet

On Building Global Supply Chains and Greenfield Expansion

By Ankur AgarwalHead of Corporate Purchase & Supply Chain, Polyplex

Only 25% of businesses make it to 15 years and beyond in service. 2 out of 3 fail within a decade. The bridge between these two realities is often in global expansion. This article talks about two unique principles for scaling supply chains that I believe in, and the pillars for greenfield expansions from my experience in leading Polyplex’s biggest expansion in Indonesia.