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Manufacturing Talk Radio is a weekly Talk Radio Podcast broadcast to manufacturers of all sizes across the globe. Show host, Lew Weiss, and co-host, Tim Grady, present breaking manufacturing news and tackle business trends and economic forecasts in manufacturing for small, medium and large manufacturers across the globe.


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Episode 383: The Autonomous Supply Chain

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Is the autonomous supply chain achievable? Can the cost yield the benefits to make it justifiable? Find out in this interview with Cary Vandenavond from JDA Software as he shares his insights with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady.


Lewis Weiss

Mr. Lewis Weiss is Host of Manufacturing Talk Radio and President of All Metals & Forge Group, the principal sponsor of the show. He has 60 years in the metals industry as a manufacturer of open die forgings and seamless rolled rings, running a business that sells forged products globally to OEMs, major manufacturers, mid-size first- and second-tier suppliers, and small metalworking companies. Lewis Weiss puts his experience in manufacturing to good use as an expert consultant on various TV and radio programs nationwide.

Tim Grady

Mr. Tim Grady is an Executive Producer and Co-host of Manufacturing Talk Radio. He brings more than 25 years of knowledge as a senior strategist and business advisor to companies of all sizes in more than thirty industries, advising them on revving up revenues, macro and micro marketing, strategic selling, organization optimization, website ergonomics, data mining, and other external or internal factors that can accelerate or impede business operations and net profit.


Cary Vandenavond

Cary is a seasoned software executive with over 25 years of business experience in the Manufacturing, Distribution and 3PL industries across the enterprise application landscape. He is currently president of manufacturing, distribution and 3PL at JDA. He has held various leadership roles with the company since joining over nine years ago.

Prior to JDA, he was also executive vice president of sales and marketing at Heiler Software AG (an Informatica company) where he was responsible for the management and oversight of all client, sales, marketing and channel activities in North America.

Download the whitepaper The Automous Supply Chain: 7 Steps To Get There

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