Supply Chain Now Radio, Episode 78
“Blueprint 2019 – Session 3”
Hosted by Blue Ridge – Learn more here: https://blueridgeglobal.com/
Mike Wiegand serves as Vice President of Purchasing at Highline Aftermarket, a manufacturer and distributor of automotive chemicals, lubricants, parts, tools & related accessories.
Mike is a 20+ year veteran of the automotive aftermarket industry and has a proven track record of strategic planning, inventory management, procurement and new business development.
Michael Nau serves as Director of Supply Chain at City Furniture, one of the largest home furnishing and accent retailers in Florida.
The organization is incredibly green-focused: its delivery trucks run on compressed natural gas; it recycles millions of pounds of waste every year; and thanks to City Furniture’s responsible sourcing, it earned top scores from the Sustainable Furnishings Council in 2018.
A graduate of the University of Central Florida, Michael has been a part of the City Furniture team since 2013. Connect with Michael Nau on LinkedIn and learn more about City Furniture here: https://www.cityfurniture.com/
Scott W. Luton is the founder of Supply Chain Now Radio and also serves as Managing Partner for TalentStream. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for more than 15 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Dice and Quality Progress Magazine.
Scott currently serves as Executive Vice President of APICS Atlanta, was recently named a 2019 Pro to Know in Supply Chain by Supply & Demand Executive. He served on the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee and currently serves as Chair of the 2019 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards Planning Committee.
He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential. As a Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott also volunteers on the Business Pillar for VETLANTA, and maintains active membership in the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance & CSCMP Atlanta Roundtable.
Connect with Scott Luton on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter at @ScottWLuton. Learn more about TalentStream, a leading recruiting & staffing firm that helps companies find top talent in the Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain space, by visiting their website here: www.talentstreamstaffing.com
Upcoming Events & Resources Mentioned in this Episode
SCNR Tunes, Track 1, featuring Tommy Townsend & Will Haraway: click here
APICS Atlanta CSCP and CLTD Boot Camps at Georgia Tech: click here
Learn more about Supply Chain 101: https://youtu.be/Qc6U9WWUsYo
See SCNR’s latest webinar featuring an update on Drones & IoT technologies: https://youtu.be/K21zQICAnIg
Georgia Manufacturing Alliance: https://www.georgiamanufacturingalliance.com/
Blueprint 2019: https://blueridgeglobal.com/blueprint-2019/
AME Atlanta 2019 Lean Summit: https://www.ame.org/ame-atlanta-2019-lean-summit
Transparency 2019: https://www.freightwaves.com/transparency19
EFT 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: click here
Gartner Supply Chain Leadership Conference in Phoenix: https://www.gartner.com/en/conferences/na/supply-chain-us