Rob Handfield has over 30 years of experience in supply chain as an educator, researcher, consultant, and author. He is the Bank of America Distinguished Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at NC State University, and is a prolific author of articles and books, most recently The LIVING Supply Chain (co-authored with Tom Linton). He is a consultant to Fortune 500 companies and US federal agencies, and a speaker with focus on the fields of strategic sourcing, supply market intelligence, and supplier development.

On this episode of Supply Chain Next, Rob speaks with host Richard Donaldson about technology, data, supplier relationships, what’s changing as a result of COVID-19, and up-and-coming supply chain talent.