Supply chain and industrial/logistics expert Matt Carroll returns to offer updated perspectives and insights into the most recent trends and developments in the sector.
Among the topics discussed with host Chad Griffiths are falling transportation costs and the impact on the warehouse market where some product shortages are ongoing, and other current trends.
The interview was conducted as part of a live session, so comments and questions will appear in real time in the accompanying chat window.
Carrol is multilingual (English, Spanish and German) and has an in-depth understanding of the complex dynamics of supply chain after spending more than a decade managing operations in the U.S., Canada, the Netherlands, Germany, Australia, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen,
Having lived in Latin America for over 12 years, the United Kingdom for two years and the United States for over 20 years, as well as having worked extensively throughout Southeast Asia and Western Europe, Carroll approaches his work with a multicultural perspective.
A graduate of Purdue University, where he also played on the men's basketball team, Carroll was a four-time Academic All-Big Ten honouree, the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar-Athlete award for outstanding academic achievements and the Ward Lambert academic award.
Carroll previously worked for VOXX International as a logistics manager, Klipsch as a logistics manager and buyer, and for Target as a distribution operations manager.