The landscape of supply chain infrastructure is rapidly changing. To address some of the challenges that companies face today, Lalit Wadhwa, senior vice president, global supply chain operations at Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc., will present at two upcoming supply chain industry events. As part of a global company, Avnet Electronics Marketing facilitates the global supply chain – enabling customers to design in one region, and manufacturing for it in another. Using case studies from Avnet customers, Wadhwa will demonstrate ways to obtain accurate cost-to-serve models, as well as ways to utilize collaborative technologies to create greater visibility with the supply chain.
On Tuesday, April 3, 2012, Wadhwa will be presenting at Supply Chain World North America in Miami. His talk, “Leveraging Visibility in Extended Supply Chains to Analyze Total Cost-to-Serve” delves into best-practices and real-world examples of ways to model supply chain activities in order to obtain accurate cost-to-serve pricing. Wadhwa’s talk begins at 11:00 a.m. EDT. For more information about this talk, visit the Supply Chain World website.
On Wednesday, April 4, 2012, Wadhwa will give a talk at the Aberdeen Supply Chain Management Summit in Chicago. This presentation, titled “End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility and the Use of Collaborative Technologies: An Avnet Case Study,” will detail how leveraging collaborative technology can lead to greater visibility and a more efficient supply chain. This talk will take place at 3:30 p.m. CDT in the Zurich Ballroom. For more information, visit the Supply Chain Management Summit website.
Wadhwa noted, “It’s both a challenging and an exciting time in supply chain management. New technologies and methodologies are making it easier for companies to create more efficient supply chains than ever before. Avnet’s customers rely on our expertise and ability to remain at the forefront of the logistics industry; we take great care to help our customers avoid pitfalls and missteps along the way. These presentations illustrate how Avnet is leveraging our expertise to help our customers deliver the technology of tomorrow – today.”
Based in Phoenix, Wadhwa and his team assist Avnet customers seamlessly move their supply chain from one region of the world to another, across multiple sites. He is a 20-year Avnet veteran.