Supply Chain Now Radio (SCNR) spotlights the best in all things Supply Chain: the people, the technologies, the best practices, and the critical issues of the day. We bring experts, leaders, and practitioners together to share perspective and insight on the leading issues impacting the world of end-to-end Supply Chain Management today. SCNR’s podcasts and webinars have been downloaded almost 3 million times since May 2017.
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
Chris Barnes is a professional education instructor for the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics
Institute’s Supply Chain Management (SCM) Certificate courses. Barnes holds a B.S., Industrial Engineering and
Economics Minor, from Bradley University, an MBA in Industrial Psychology with Honors from the University of West Florida. He is a certified APICS instructor and holds CPIM-F, CLTD-F and CSCP-F designations. He served on the international Board of Trustees for the Institute of Industrial Engineers, is Past President of WERC Atlanta, and is currently involved with APICS Atlanta. He is a certified adult education trainer and has presented to/trained over 1900 people. He served on the editorial advisory board for Warehouse Management & Control Systems Deck Reference and authored the book “WMS: Phase 1: Assessment & Selection” a WERC Publication. He is also the author and lead facilitator of “Quarters in the Couch: Low Hanging Fruit ideas to Improve Warehouse Performance.” When not teaching, Barnes is a supply chain advocate and visionary with HighJump and frequent blogger at www.apicscltdcoach.com. In 2016 Barnes partnered with Supply Chain Now Radio (SCNR) as executive producer and key contributor. SCNR is a social networking community organizing and sharing supply chain thought leadership through seminars, webinars, blogs and a web radio show. Barnes has over 27 years experience developing and managing multiple clients, engineering consulting, strategic planning and operational improvement projects in supply chain management.
"Leadership is about inspiring people. It’s a work style that helps them figure out ‘where we need to go’ by setting direction and creating vision."
President & Co-Founder, SecureMarking
Author, "Supply Chain Management for Dummies"
"The STEM movement encourages more young girls to learn engineering and become engineers. Today, 17 percent of workers in the field of engineering are women vs. 1 percent in 1970. We are making progress."
"To identify risks and resilience strategies, companies need to move beyond their regular supply chain to look at the capacity and speed needed to recover if something really goes wrong."
"We all look at problems differently. And it's really important to have a good, diverse group of folks in the room to provide a different set of ears to address problems--whether they’re from finance, operations, supply chain or warehousing."