Digitizing the 1st Mile with Blockchain, AI, and Self Sovereign Identity Connecting Coffee Farmers from Field to 1st Sip in Sustainable Supply Chains with Farmer Connect

Think about the journey of a coffee bean from East Africa to the consumer. Thousands of miles away in the 1 sip to field wrapped in a complex, and often unsustainable, inequitable supply chain. There are 25 million people living in the coffee ecosystem, and 2.5 billion coffee drinkers worldwide, and that number is expected … Read more

IBM’s Sheri Hinish Speaks at 2021’s Largest Supply Chain Transportation Summit with o9

Stoked to be a media partner and share that I’m speaking at the Makers and Movers – Global Transportation summit May 12 about all intersections of tech, logistics and sustainability. This is the biggest global virtual summit on Global Transportation, happening Q2!Register with the link in the comments and get free access! I’m joining Stephan de … Read more

Building the Future of Supply Chain with the SDGs, Climate Action, Circular Economy, and the Convergence of Tech

Traditionally, supply chains are one directional, linear and strive for incremental improvements. But through the lens of blockchain + sustainability + circularity, supply chains truly become an ecosystem with endless possibilities, connections, collaboration in an ocean of abundance, as opposed to closed, point to point processes. Think open. Think ecosystem, don’t think closed and incremental. … Read more

Circular Supply Chains and Managing Value Streams for Sustainability + Circular Cities with Rheaply (SAP.iO)

Imagine a world with total resource efficiency that leaves no one behind, allowing organizations to better visualize, quantify, and share assets across global supply chains. By connecting leading research institutions, Fortune 500 companies, government, school systems, nonprofits, startups, and other organizations in between, Chicago-based start-up Rheaply is creating a shared economy for innovation. This is … Read more

Sheri Hinish, Marc Engel, Magali Anderson, and Ninian Wilson to discuss Sustainability, Supply Chain, and the SDGs at Collaborate 2021

This is the Decade Of Our Lives, the Sustainability Tipping Point. Every 5 weeks we lose 1% of the decade. Join me with other leaders Marc Engel, Magali Anderson, Ninian Wilson, and Mark Perera to discuss how we can mobilize, collaborate, and pragmatically deliver against 2025 and 2030 organizational commitments.If you are a supply chain, procurement, sustainability or innovation practitioner Vizibl’s … Read more

Sheri Hinish Honored as 2021 Supply and Demand Chain Executive Pro to Know

Each of us has a spark within us. Sometimes, it’s purpose that brings out our best. Sometimes it’s people. And sometimes it’s simply waking up with gratitude each day.Gratitude is a powerful catalyst that’s been called the spark that ignites your soul, knowing deeply that you have everything you need to be better than enough. … Read more

Reimagining Industry 4.0 with Digitalization, Quality Visualization, Ground Truth, and ‘Human in the Loop’ AI w/ Chuck Myers of Cogniac (SAP.iO)

We’re in the midst of a significant transformation regarding the way we produce products thanks to the digitization of manufacturing and the convergence of tech. This transition represents a change in global supply chains, the fourth revolution that has occurred in manufacturing. Quality, harmonization across processes, leveraging data for insights in industry 4.0, all still … Read more

Sustainability in Omni Channel Commerce and Logistics for Social Impact

This is an episode where purpose and product meets sustainable + circular supply chains. From the amazing stories and use cases of AllBirds, Grove Collective, RareForm, and e-commerce brand Parker Clay who asked “…could we bring these beautiful products to the world, create jobs to empower vulnerable women in Ethiopia to become economically independent, and … Read more

Diversity Fuels Innovation in Supply Chain, Technology, Sustainability, and Gender Equity

The business case for diversity is stronger than ever. According to McKinsey’s latest research, 2019 analyses find that companies in the top quartile for gender diversity on executive teams were 25% more likely to have above-average profitability up from 21% in 2017 and 15% in 2014. Yet gender equity in STEM and supply chain has … Read more

How Omnichannel Commerce Has Been Redefined for Modern B2B Buyers, Sheri Hinish Featured in Thinkers360

Sheri Hinish was recently featured in a Thinkers360 article discussing omnichannel in a COVID world and how it’s being redefined for modern B2B consumers. As shared in the article, “B2B buyers are mobile, weaving in and out of different sales channels, especially in a COVID-19 world. Therefore, it’s never been more important for sellers to … Read more

Sheri Hinish and Supply Chain Revolution Wins 2020 Corporate Vision Excellence Award as 2020 Most Influential Leader in Supply Chain and Technology

The Corporate Excellence Awards were launched by CV Magazine to showcase the companies and individuals that are committed to innovation, business growth, and providing the very best products and services to clients across a wide range of industries. Sheri Hinish and the Supply Chain Revolution podcast have been awarded “Most Influential Leader in Supply Chain … Read more

Sheri Hinish Named 150 Women B2B Thought Leaders You Should Follow in 2021 by Thinkers360

Thinkers360 has complied a list of 150 Women B2B Thought Leaders that you should follow in 2021. The list is compiled from opt-in members of Thinkers360 who have contributed and shared their thought leadership content on our platform and among our community – whose members have over 25M followers on social media combined. They’ve also … Read more

Exploring Why You Should Stop Buying Stuff You Do Not Need: A Discussion about Pledges, Climate, and Sustainability Holiday Takeover with James George (Ellen MacArthur Foundation)

Did you know that human-made materials now outweigh Earth’s entire biomass? The human footprint in the world in 2020 is greater than the impact on the planet of all other living things, research suggests. 2020 has been the “Year of the Pledges”. From setting 2030 to 2050 goals and claiming carbon-neutrality, one thing is for … Read more

Exploring AI in Logistics and Last Mile Delivery, Innovation in Customer Experience, and A Rebel’s Story of Normalizing Hijabi for Women in Stem w/ Layla Shaikley of Wise Systems (SAP.iO)

This is a story that is unique and one that needs to be evangelized. Layla Shaikley, co-founder of a tech start-up that has seen explosive growth in logistics tech and AI-driven optimization within last mile stumbled into supply chain. She actually has a background in architecture and design. As an Iraqi woman, she wanted to … Read more

Exploring Digital Resilience in COVID, Technology Investments to Accelerate Innovation, Plastics & Climate, and Consumer Behavior & Sustainability- Part 2 with Dr. Yossi Sheffi (MIT)

This is an ACTION-PACKED EPISODE! Epsiode 47 is part 2 of a series where Sheri Hinish (SupplyChainQueen) chats with a thought leader and supply chain advocate, Dr. Yossi Sheffi from MIT who has been teaching, learning, building, authoring many publications, including a new book ‘the New (Ab) Normal’ in a conversation that pushes boundaries highlighting areas that many in … Read more

Exploring the New (Ab) Normal in COVID and Beyond, the Future of Supply Chains, Sustainability, and Climate Change- Part 1 with Dr. Yossi Sheffi (MIT)

Excellence does not happen by accident. Supply chains are answering the call during COVID and will continue to do so as a new vaccine comes to market. But how do we keep the momentum of speed, flexibility, without cutting corners? In a 2-part series, Sheri Hinish (SupplyChainQueen) chats with a thought leader and supply chain advocate, Dr. … Read more

Feature with Supply Chain Digital Podcast: The State of Sustainability and Supply Chain with Sheri Hinish

Did you know that investors put $45.6B into funds focused ESG in Q1 2020 alone? And Fortune’s 2019 ‘Best Companies to Work For’ have ESG scores 14% higher than the global average. In a recent session with GiveWith, I explored how 88% of consumers will be more loyal to a company that supports social or … Read more

Climate: What’s Gender Got To Do With It? Sheri Hinish to Speak at Wharton Social Impact Event December 3, 2020

The connections between gender, climate and economic activity are not intuitive or obvious, yet they are quite real and very important. As a tool for better understanding the linkages that exist and the evolving state-of-play, the Wharton Social Impact & Alumni Association has asked eight different sector and thematic experts to take five minutes to … Read more

SAPICS Conference 2020 Highlighting Africa Supply Chains: Sheri Hinish to Discuss Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Transition to Circular Economy

“Achieve Perfect 20/20 Supply Chain Vision” So much potential for growing supply chain talent in Africa. I am excited to join the 2020 SAPICS Virtual Conference for two sessions on Nov 23 & Nov 24 to discuss DEI and supply chain innovation through circularity. Sharp vision, foresight and focus are essential to achieve complete Supply Chain … Read more

Exploring Circular Technology That Enables Sustainability, Inclusion, Net-Zero Waste, and Circular Cities with Dr. Garry Cooper of Rheaply (SAP.iO)

Dr. Garry Copper, neuroscientist turned sustainability technologist and circularity advocate had a pivotal moment – that our field is one-noted and we need to build a reuse bridge to capture value left in materials to transition to a sustainable world, a fly-wheel of wealth for communities who have been left out in the linear economy. Led … Read more

Sheri Hinish Highlighted in Procurious, “Three Reasons Why Procurement Has a Beautiful Future” with Dr. Marcell Volmer at Boston Consulting Group

Sheri Hinish was recently highlighted in a thought leadership piece evangelizing Procurement with Purpose. Clearly, there are countless ways supply chain professionals can make the planet better, says Supply Chain Revolution CEO Sheri Hinish. “Supply chains are the conduit for building a better world; designing a better world,” Hinish says. “We can come from different backgrounds, … Read more

Sheri Hinish Selected as Judge for 2020 MVP Awards by Supply Chain Brief

Our work is done and now it’s up to YOU! Stoked to join the 2020 Supply Chain Brief MVP Awards again this year as a judge with esteemed colleagues Tania Seary, Raymon Krishnan, Gloria Quintanilla, Emily Millard Murphy, Mike Mortson. Although my focus was different this year, I thoroughly enjoyed reading the forecasting, technology, and ‘other’ category content submitted.Each year, Supply … Read more

The Future of Fashion: Small Business Moves Athleisure Wear Online: Chat with UPS and the Supply Chain Queen

Lisa Kahley, owner of luxury sportswear company Game Set Style, talks about overcoming the challenges of moving an offline company completely online with Supply Chain Queen Sheri Hinish and UPS’s Gerard Gibbons. Watch Lisa discuss brand experience, e-commerce and the future of fashion brands while Gerard shares the biggest challenges UPS has faced as an … Read more

Are You Ready For the Holiday Season: Retail Supply Chain Resilience and Sustainability with the Supply Chain Queen and IBM at Gartner CSCO Symposium

Today marks the unofficial holiday season for many. From BOPIS & commerce everywhere, to deep personalization, retail embarks on a journey this year unlike any other. One thing we know is people really, really do not like taxes. Shipping sounds like a tax. When you have free shipping, the “pain tax” disappears, and returns and … Read more

Sheri Hinish Featured Speaker at BIG IDEAS 2020 Conference with Procurious and Other Leaders in Procurement on November 18, 2020

 Who is ready to reset for next year? I’m honored to announce that I will be a part of Procurious Big Ideas 2020 Summit—the event that encapsulates the strategy and innovative ideas needed for all supply chain and procurement leaders. Shout out to Tania Seary for bringing our global community together to reimagine our domain and build a … Read more

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