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NUTC AVR - 9 - "E-commerce and E-fulfillment under COVID-19"


When: Thursday, May 28, 2020
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: No registration required / open to the public -

Contact: Bret Johnson  

Group: Northwestern University Transportation Center

Co-Sponsor: Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings


Northwestern University Transportation Center is pleased to announce the ninth in its series of Asynchronous Virtual Roundtables (AVR) open to the public on Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Networks under COVID-19...

"E-commerce and E-fulfillment under COVID-19" 

NUTC Asynchronous Virtual Roundtable 9:
THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2020 @ 3PM CDT

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Featured Speakers:

Sean Barbour joined Macy’s in January of 2020 as the Vice President of Supply Chain where he is helping lead a major transformation in Macy's supply chain.  In his current role based out of NYC he has responsibility for supplier collaboration, reverse logistics, merge center operations, customer delivery, international and domestic transportation and logistics.  Previously Sean worked for Walgreens for approximately 17 years where most recently he led US supply chain development.

Suresh Krishna joined Northern Tool & Equipment as CEO and President in April.  Suresh had previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operations, Supply Chain and Lean Officer of Sleep Number, and before that as Vice President of Global Operations and Integration at Polaris.  Suresh also held various executive roles including supply chain for UTC Fire & Security and Diageo.  He started his career at Booz Allen & Hamilton and is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management. 

Hani Mahmassani, NUTC Director and the William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation at Northwestern University, will moderate this asynchronous virtual roundtable. Dr. Mahmassani brings over 35 years of research, academic and professional experience in transportation systems analysis, network modeling and logistics systems. He also currently serves on the International Advisory Board of the Panama Canal Authority. 

Saman Saiy, VP Operations – eCommerce, DHL Supply Chain, is an Industrial Engineer by training and joined DHL’s Solutions team upon graduating from University of Toronto in 2004. Over the past 16 years, Saman has delivered solutions across Retail, Consumer, Technology, Automotive and Life Sciences sectors. He has led the Facility Design team in North America and implemented transformational and eCommerce projects for many Fortune 500 companies resulting in reduced supply chain cost and improved service level. Saman currently leads the eCommerce operations for a number of accounts in North America.


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