Blue Yonder’s Chief Sustainability Officer Saskia van Gendt speaks during the 2024 Conference of Montreal on the “Surmounting Supply Chain Disruptions” panel:

In the face of recent geopolitical and environmental disruptions, a novel wave of challenges is further straining global supply routes, driving the cost of living to unprecedented magnitudes. How have climate change and ongoing international conflicts changed how the global economy is sourced? What industries are primarily affected by strained supply routes and how are key players striving towards increasingly regionalized approaches? In what ways can technology and electrification contribute to building more agile and resilient supply chain networks?