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Supply chain management technology and implementation trends for a lean supply chain

Anil Gupta, vice president of marketing for supply chain consulting firm Bristlecone, discusses how companies can leverage their existing SCM software -- or turn to other solutions -- to make their supply chains leaner.

As the need to cut costs and boost efficiency continues to grow in this economy, manufacturers are looking for ways to improve their supply chain management. Implementing lean manufacturing into the supply chain is one solution.

In this podcast, SCM expert Anil Gupta offers listeners advice on how to:

  • Apply lean principles to their supply chains and shop floors
  • Implement lean technology in their supply chains and shop floors
  • Leverage existing SCM technology to make a leaner supply chain

  Supply chain management technology and implementation trends for a lean supply chain  

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About the speaker: Anil Gupta is vice president of marketing for Bristlecone, a consultancy that helps clients maximize the strategic value of their supply chains. Anil brings extensive experience in enterprise software, having served as Vice President of Marketing and Strategy at companies such as Baan (ERP and Supply Chain), Broadbase (CRM Analytics), ePeople (Collaborative CRM) and Niku and Evolve (Services Automation). At these companies, he has led product marketing, product management and corporate marketing functions. Anil contributes articles to leading technology publications and has lectured at Santa Clara University business school and Stanford University School of Engineering. Anil has a BS in Electrical Engineering from BITS Pilani, one of the top engineering schools in India and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

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This was last published in April 2009

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