CSCMP EDGE 2020 Live! is a virtual conference with a commitment to providing end-to-end supply chain education. Learn about the latest technology and insight within the supply chain industry alongside 3,000+ professionals. During the conference, our CEO, Pervinder Johar will be speaking with Talking Logistics Host, Adrian Gonzalez on September 21st, 2PM CST.
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Dates: September 20-23
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September 21st at 2pm CET Session Track 3
CEO, Blume Global
President, Adelante SCM
Pervinder Johar, CEO of Blume Global, is leveraging his deep supply chain experience and expertise in AI, robotics process automation, machine learning and blockchain to lead a new era of digital innovation for the supply chain ecosystem. Pervinder joined Blume Global from Edgeverve, where he served as CEO of the Infosys subsidiary. Prior to that, he was President and CEO at Steelwedge Software Inc., a market leader in supply, sales and operations planning. Under his leadership, Steelwedge successfully orchestrated a merger with E2open to form the largest purely cloud-based supply chain software company in the world. Pervinder previously served as Vice President of Global Supply Chain Systems at HP, where he was responsible for the strategy and execution of worldwide supply chain management, manufacturing, product life cycle management and more. Pervinder also held the position of CTO at Manhattan Associates, a leading provider of supply chain execution solutions.
Pervinder has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Villanova University and an MBA from Boston University.
Adrian Gonzalez is trusted advisor and leading industry analyst with more than 20 years of research experience in transportation management, logistics outsourcing, and other supply chain and logistics topics. He is the founder and president of Adelante SCM, a peer-to-peer learning, networking, and research community for supply chain and logistics professionals. Adelante’s services include Talking Logistics, an online video talk show and blog featuring thought leaders and newsmakers in the supply chain and logistics industry, and Indago, a market research service that brings together a community of supply chain and logistics practitioners who share practical knowledge and advice with each other while giving back to charitable causes.
Prior to his current roles, Adrian held various leadership positions at ARC Advisory Group, Motorola, Polaroid, and Clare. Adrian speaks frequently at industry events and conferences and is regularly quoted in industry publications. He is also a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and a LinkedIn Influencer with more than 251,000 followers.
Adrian has a B.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Cornell University. He also earned a Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management from Northeastern University, where he has served as an adjunct instructor in their Executive MBA program.
Blume Logistics can replace or compliment your existing TMS and is already directly connected to a large network of transportation providers. Via the Blume Network, you can leverage freight forwarders, brokers and carriers directly or adopt a hybrid model to move goods via ocean, air and ground. It allows you to successfully orchestrate, optimize and observe the movement of goods every move, every mode and every mile.
Blume provides collective intelligence gained from interactions between people combined with data collected from the Blume network. This allows you to plan shipments, move cargo with ease, maintain visibility, receive alerts when shipments are at risk of being late and audit and pay invoices. By adopting a holistic transportation management system powered by the collective intelligence of people interactions and data from networks you’ll be able to scale your operations, manage your costs and provide on-demand, accurate and real-time statuses to your customers.
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With Blume Global you can give your operations team and customers an Amazon like experience. You and your customers can track orders, items and shipments along with cargo quality and continuously updated ETA in real time, so you can proactively answer your customer’s most pressing questions like “Where is my order?”, “How much inventory do I have in transit?”, and “Is my order at risk of being late or damaged?”