Organizations continue to wrestle with how to get the most out of their global supply chain operations. Many are turning to providers of managed services for support in optimizing trading partner efficiency and to bring online customers and suppliers that struggle with supporting digital transaction processing systems. In this Interview with Barchi Gillai, who spearheaded a major research project with the Stanford Gradtuate School of Business Global Supply Chain Management Forum, we explore her key findings to determine their impact on how managed services are being adopted to accomplish critical enterprise objectives.
About our Expert
Barchi Gillai has 15 years of experience in the areas of supply chain management and operations management. Over the years, she successfully completed numerous research projects, many of them in collaboration with Fortune 500 companies and large international organizations. Dr. Gillai has authored several articles, book chapters, white papers, and teaching cases. She earned her Ph.D. in Management Science and Engineering, and her Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, at Stanford University. She earned her B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Dr. Gillai can be reached at Barchi@stanford.edu .
Housed within the Stanford Graduate School of Business, the Global Supply Chain Management Forum works in partnership with academic, corporate, and nonprofit organizations to identify, research, develop, and disseminate supply chain best practices within a dynamic, global business environment. Forum membership is open to industry leaders with a common interest in advancing the state of the art in global supply chain management. Member organizations have access to a unique and high-level professional network of supply chain experts and research. To learn more about the Forum, please contact Shoshanah Cohen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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