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Lombard, Ill., March 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and Quarterly Supply Chain (SQC) announce the release of a new podcast filled with insightful discussions on supply chain management with top innovators in the field.

The weekly podcast will be presented in several series, each with its own theme. The first series, “The State of Logistics,” kicks off March 8 with an overview of inventory. Our guest will be Zac Rogers, assistant professor of operations and supply chain management at Colorado State University.

Upcoming episodes of the State of Logistics series will include:

  • Jack Ampuja, President, Supply Chain Optimizers, on the status of package delivery
  • Todd Tranausky, Vice President of Rail and Intermodal, FTR Transportation Intelligence, on Rail Transportation
  • John Boyd, Director, The Boyd Company, on warehousing
  • Balika Sonthalia, Strategic Operations Practice Partner, Kearney, Airlift
  • Andy Moses, Senior Vice President of Sales and Solutions, Penske Logistics, on third-party logistics providers
  • Tyler Higgins, General Manager, AArete, on Trucking
  • Patrik Berglund, CEO and Co-Founder, Xeneta, on Shipping

“The supply chain is constantly changing, influenced by global events: cyber threats, changes in the labor market, the pandemic, climate change, global conflicts and new technologies, among others. The supply chain in the fast lane will help supply chain professionals – and anyone else interested in learning more about these issues – to keep pace with these changes and respond appropriately,” says David Maloney, Group Editorial Director CSCMP Quarterly Supply Chain. “It will add context to Supply Chain Quarterly Review daily news updates online and add to the analysis offered in the print magazine’s feature articles.”

“As a professional association, the CSCMP is committed to both developing and equipping supply chain professionals to succeed in their pursuit of excellence throughout their careers, as well as to advancing the discipline and accomplishing CSCMP’s mission of a truly integrated end-to-end supply chain,” says Mark Baxa, President and CEO of CSCMP.”The supply chain in the fast lane provides real-time trends from renowned experts in our communities, as we all focus on the way forward.”

The supply chain in the fast lane will be hosted on and as well as Apple, Spotify and all the best podcast streaming services. New episodes will be released on Tuesdays.

On CSCMP Quarterly Supply Chain
Six times a year, the print edition of CSCMP Quarterly Supply Chain provides new and cutting-edge insights into all aspects of the global supply chain, including product design, sourcing, transportation, warehousing, human resources, information technology and finance. The magazine and its digital content offerings provide insight and advice to help readers make their supply chain operations a success. Its audience includes CEOs, VPs, directors, and managers involved in shipping, wholesale, consulting, 3PL, retail, and manufacturing. Stories written by staff and articles written by leading practitioners, academics and consultants provide unparalleled thought leadership on international and domestic supply chain operations.

About the CSCMP
Since 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has been the world’s leading professional association dedicated to the education, research and advancement of the supply chain management profession. With more than 8,500 members worldwide, representing business, government and academia from 65 countries, CSCMP members are the leading practitioners and authorities in the fields of logistics and supply chain management. To learn more, visit

For more information contact:
Nichole Mumford
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
333 Butterfield Road East, Suite 140
Lombard, Illinois 60148-5617 USA

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