Supply Chain Growth: A Leadership Mindset on the Offense

“I love to work in growing companies,” a VP of Supply Chain told me as we were making introductions and explaining our work histories.

We had just settled on a deal to perform a network and facility design that would enable his company to add another 10 years to the growth path they were on.

Contrary to those who love working in growing companies as a defense mechanism for job security, this VP had the skill set needed to enable growth without the risk of stifling it. The last management team in the company had spent most of their careers on the defense, constraining growth and working very hard to meet the bare minimum expectations of their customers, while blaming poor performance on factors outside of their control.

This VP had a vision to put less effort and cost into the overall enterprise, but direct it in such a way to rapidly expand the capabilities of the organization and go on the offense. 

Who is this person?

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Demand Driven: Preparing for Now and the Future in Supply Chain

The “Amazon effect,” is demanding more out of supply chains everywhere. This new white paper breaks down that effect, implications for business leaders across all industries, and things to consider before following suit.

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Demand Driven: Preparing for Now and the Future in Supply Chain (Furniture)

The “Amazon effect,” is demanding more out of supply chains everywhere. In this new white paper, LeanCor Consulting Director, Brent Rogers, breaks down that effect, implications for business leaders across all industries, and things to consider before following suit.

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New White Paper: Creating the Connected Enterprise (From Discovering Hidden Profit)

This white paper contains excerpts from the recently published business book Discovering Hidden Profit, co-authored by Peter J. Marks and Robert O. Martichenko.

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LeanCor Wins Great Supply Chain Partner Award from SupplyChainBrain

LeanCor is among a select group of companies whose customers recognize them for providing outstanding solutions and services. 

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Lean Inbound Logistics: The Key to an Advanced Supply Chain

In this comprehensive white paper, LeanCor CEO Robert Martichenko shares 10 proven insights from his early days supporting Toyota that have paved the way for today’s advanced supply chains.

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On-Demand Webinar with CSCMP: Creating the Connected Enterprise

Creating a connected enterprise is a challenge business leaders have attempted to overcome for years.

In this free, 1-hour webinar, start seeing your business in a new light as CSCMP and LeanCor discuss how today’s companies are advancing supply chain performance to create the connected enterprise and discover hidden profit.

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Executive Spotlight Series: Connecting Silos Within a 9,000-Mile Supply Chain


As Vice President of Industrial and Supply Chain Strategy at Camso -- a multinational tire and rubber manufacturer with four business units and a 9,000-mile supply chain -- Joe Schnippert is faced with his share of daily challenges.  Amid port strikes, long lead times, and manufacturing line disruptions,  Camso has continually kept customer service in the forefront and maintained an aggressive focus on operational excellence. 

We interviewed Joe to learn about some best practices that have helped pave the way forward. 

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NEW Episode 2 of the Discovering Hidden Profit Podcast: Setting Macro-Level Business Goals

Discovering Hidden Profit: The Podcast is a must-listen for CEOs and executives dealing with continuous industry disruption and increased business complexity.

This podcast features in-depth interviews with the authors of the groundbreaking new business book, Discovering Hidden Profit by Peter Marks and Robert Martichenko. Timely and informative, this podcast reveals an operational blueprint for business leaders to achieve the next level of system-wide improvement and collaboration required in today’s world of constant change and challenge.

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NEW! Discovering Hidden Profit: The Podcast

Discovering Hidden Profit: The Podcast is a must-listen for CEOs and executives dealing with continuous industry disruption and increased business complexity.

This podcast features in-depth interviews with the authors of the groundbreaking new business book, Discovering Hidden Profit by Peter Marks and Robert Martichenko. Timely and informative, this podcast reveals an operational blueprint for business leaders to achieve the next level of system-wide improvement and collaboration required in today’s world of constant change and challenge.

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