5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Webinar: Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 11AM CT

As you ramp up budget planning for 2023, are you being tasked with the impossible? Cost reductions and expense control are top of mind for everyone, from the boardroom to your daily operators. With inflation and economic uncertainty painting an uneasy picture as you head into 2023, finding your footing in the tumultuous landscape of today’s supply chain environment can seem like a daunting task.

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023. Discussion topics will include:

  • Inventory management in the era of disruption
  • Optimizing mode & service levels
  • Maximizing your use of warehouse capacity
  • The best use of your staffing resources
  • Halving incidental costs with proactive management


Todd Simms

Vice President, Industry Strategy, Manufacturing, FourKites

Todd is a 20-year veteran of manufacturing supply chains, having held senior roles at Gartner and Georgia-Pacific/BlueLinx Corporation. He specializes in transformation, optimization and customer experience in end-to-end supply chains.

Andy Johnson

Director of Value Engineering, FourKites

For over 30 years, Andy has helped companies take hold of complex business challenges by spearheading a collaborative approach across business functions. Andy’s background in engineering, operations management, consulting, and enterprise software sales helps provide multiple perspectives as he drives forward effective program success. In his current role, he helps customers generate maximum value by aligning their unique business challenges and processes to FourKites’ innovative technology solutions.

Mark Delaney

VP, Industry Strategy, Retail & CPG

Mark engages with retailers’ c-level leaders and their teams to understand and address industry specific workflows and use cases. He has more than 20 years of experience in the retail industry and has worked with most large retailers globally. Before joining FourKites, Mark held leadership roles at Zebra, Nielsen and General Mills and owned his own retail technology and analytics consulting firm.

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