Dave Malenfant, EVP of the Biotech Supply Management Alliance and Director of Outreach and Partnerships for TCU’s Center for Supply Chain Innovation

Dave Malenfant, EVP of the Biotech Supply Management Alliance and Director of Outreach and Partnerships discusses COVID-19 supply chains and ML and AI-based SCM solutions. 4:04 Medical supply oversupply. 6:27 ESRI global map of hotspots. 7:21 Geographical Information Systems (GIS). 9:33 bullwhip demand. 9:58 medical device supply chain. 11:45 Group Purchasing Organizations. 14:04 risk management and contingency. 18:05 virus testing supply. 21:21 meat supply and demand. 23:44 collaboration among meat suppliers. 25:19 retail supply chains using AI to calculate demand. 30:15 logistics networks. 32:54 autonomous trucking fleets. 40:52 government procurement that reflects demand. 46:14 centralized allocation of supply. 48:32 tools and solutions, SAP implementation, JD Edwards, Ariba. 50:14 all solutions based on time, resource and scope. 55:49 enabling technology limits the need for staff. 57:35 predictive and prescriptive analytics to manage the supply chain. 58:27 the need for speed. 59:32 TCU Center for Supply Chain Innovation.

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