CFO Talk: Finance and the Supply Chain with Bram Desmet

In this CFO Talk Bram Desmet, author of Supply Chain Strategy and Financial Metrics, describes the Supply Chain Triangle; service, cost and cash. In today’s market, balancing the triangle is a key challenge for supply chain and finance managers.

He identifies a serious roadblock to optimizing the supply chain. Even though different functions may look at different corners of the triangle, companies often lack an integrated view. The remedy is to better coordinate each departments activities that impact the supply chain. A role finance is perfectly positioned to play.

Bram also explains more ways CFOs and other finance leaders can engage in the supply chain to improve corporate results and advance their careers.

Enjoy our CFO Talk with Bram.

More on Bram.

As CEO of Solventure and Co-Founder of The Strategy-Driven Supply Chain Institute he and Co-Founder Dan Kogan are on a mission to help companies create sustainable change and value through S&OP. Bram is a professor at Vlerick Business School, Ghent University and Peking University and keynote speaker connection supply chain, strategy and finance through financial metrics.


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