Shawn Casemore Info
For nearly 20 years, Shawn Casemore has been helping companies dramatically increase their profitability, improve their return on capital investment, and build certainty in the supply chain. His experience in supply chain management includes leadership roles with such dynamic companies as Magna International, Arvin Meritor, N.C.R., Pilkington Glass, Bellwyck Packaging Solutions, and Bruce Power.
A recognized speaker and writer, his articles have been published in print and online in several industry publications including the “The Globe and Mail,” “purchasingb2b” and “The Connect.” His speaking engagements have included presentations to senior leaders at major conferences and delivery of custom designed workshops and seminars to professionals in the field of supply chain management.
Shawn serves on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Institute of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada and continuously contributes to the advancement of the profession through his teaching and leadership activities.
01/10/2012 Inventory strategy: Asking the right questions
We recently presented a webinar on inventory strategy for a group of senior level financial and supply chain executives. Our discussion centered around selection of the optimal inventory strategy depending on business, operational and financial objectives.
01/07/2012 Forward growth: How freight forwarders can improve customer retention and increase growth
Have you noticed that virtually anyone with a phone and email address has become a freight forwarder?
19/04/2012 The tactics of strategy
Even the most successful organizations can loose their way, resulting in a significant loss of revenue, or worse yet bankruptcy. Most recently we have witnessed organizations once considered a leader in their market fall into this very circumstance, including Sony, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Direct Air. Despite the differences between these organizations there remains one common element that has lead to their rapid descent. Failed strategy.
03/03/2012 Freight tactics, what’s your strategy?
Behind every successful execution there exists a well-planned strategy. Transportation of goods is no different and despite the significant investment, most organizations focus efforts on daily tactical operations, or have decided to outsource the function altogether. In doing so they are missing the opportunity to create and maintain a competitive advantage.
27/02/2012 Shawn Casemore accepted into the Society for Advancement of Consulting
Innovative operational efficiency and supply chain management consultant Shawn Casemore has been accepted as a member of the esteemed Society for Advancement of Consulting.
05/01/2012 Freight forwarders: a profit center or value added partner?
The continued increase in volume of international freight movement has facilitated rapid growth in freight forwarding companies, but with this growth has come increased risk for both shippers and consignees.
04/10/2011 Fueling false perceptions
Fuel surcharges are much like taxes; they are hidden from plain view, and create a degree of sticker shock when the final bill is tallied.
12/09/2011 Collaboration in logistics: Often misunderstood, rarely managed
The term collaboration has become hackneyed, discussed, and applied to everything from team sports to elementary school. Most have little idea of the true value which can be obtained through effectively managed collaboration, and the risks associated with a poorly managed collaborative effort.