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What Keeps CSCOs Up at Night? Featuring Rick McDonald from Clorox
Episode 10886th March 2023 • Supply Chain Now • Supply Chain Now
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There are plenty of things to prevent corporate supply chain executives from getting a good night’s sleep. Challenges like inflation and ESG initiatives are regularly discussed as challenges across industries. But there are a whole host of worries that get far less attention as well, and each of them is enough to cause sleepless nights… let alone all of them in combination.

Rick McDonald is the Chief Supply Chain Officer at Clorox. He is responsible for approximately 5,000 people in 23 countries who work in manufacturing, contract manufacturing, planning, logistics, engineering, quality assurance, safety, health, environment, security, and sustainability.

In this episode, Rick returns to the show to speak with hosts Scott Luton and Greg White about:

• The massive, pervasive workforce crisis that has led to a situation where there are two open jobs for every self-reported unemployed person

• The existential challenge of supply chain digitization, especially in the face of growing cyber risk

• The idea of supply chain resilience and responsiveness and what CSCOs learned about both during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic

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