LinkedIn, with almost 500 million users, is the #1 networking site for professionals. Here are 7 supply chain and logistics professionals to follow for top posts and articles in your industry.
With 94% of B2B marketers using LinkedIn to distribute content, it’s now the premier social media site for businesses. More and more users — including supply chain and logistics professionals — are turning to LinkedIn to keep up with industry news and to understand larger trends affecting their businesses. In fact, LinkedIn gains two new users every second.
With LinkedIn Publishing, users are able to create long-form posts and articles to communicate their subject-matter expertise and interests. Following LinkedIn members gives you access to their profiles, as well as any original or third-party posts they publish on their newsfeeds. So your newsfeed becomes populated with the content the users you follow are publishing and sharing — meaning, if you follow the right people, you get invaluable insight into industry leaders’ thoughts and trends. So what are you waiting for? Here are some of our favorite supply chain and logistics professionals to follow on LinkedIn.
7 top supply chain and logistics professionals to follow on LinkedIn
Kelli Saunders, President of Morai Logistics Inc. at Mode Transportation Associates
Kelli Saunders was recently named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women – Top 100 for her superior work in the Women’s Executive Network. She was also named Women Exporter of the Year in 2016 and received Canada’s Doing Business Award in 2015. Saunders is a high-achieving entrepreneur with over 30 years of outstanding performance in the supply chain and logistics industries. She understands the complexities and nuances involved in long-term sustainability in the transportation industry.
Sean Griffey, CEO and Co-Founder at Industry Dive
Awarded the Digital Hall of Fame Media News Award in 2015, Sean Griffey is co-founder and CEO of Industry Dive, a digital media company that publishes business news and original analysis for 4.5 million executives in 12 vertical markets. Griffey also runs the Logistics and Supply Chain Professionals group on LinkedIn with almost 270,000 members.
Tim Debus, President & CEO of Reusable Packaging Association
Tim Debus has 20+ years of experience in bringing to market new technologies and leading industry initiatives to improve the production and supply of agricultural commodities, including the development of reusable plastic containers. His group, the Reusable Packaging Association (RPA), leverages its collective voice of industry-leading knowledge to advance the adoption of reusable packaging by clearly demonstrating supply chain efficiencies, environmental benefits, ergonomic improvements, and cost advantages to end users in all industries.
Patrick Bian, Director of Supply Chain Management at Watts Water Technologies
Patrick Bian is a supply chain executive with a consistent track record developing supply chain strategic roadmaps and leading multi-national teams to support the business vision for global companies. His work at Watts Water Technology provides outstanding solutions used to safely convey, conserve and manage water. Standing president of the French American Chamber of Commerce, New England for the past four years, Bian is also a lecturer at Northeastern University for the Masters Program in Business and Engineering.
Steve Norall, Co-Owner/Founder and Vice President of New Development at Cerasis, Inc.
Steve Norall has an impressive breadth and depth of expertise in the logistics and transportation management space, most recently as co-owner/founder of Cerasis, a top third-party logistics provider and truckload freight broker. A frequent poster, Norall covers all manner of supply chain management and logistics, but his current focus on LTL freight management.
Adrian Gonzalez, President at Adelante SCM & Founder/Host of Talking Logistics
Adrian Gonzalez is a well-respected, trusted, and influential supply chain and logistics analyst and strategic advisor to high-level executives in manufacturing, retail, third party logistics, and technology companies. He is the founder, host, and creative force behind Talking Logistics, a weekly online video talk show where he interviews thought leaders and newsmakers in the supply chain and logistics industry. And he is the founder and president of Adelante SCM, which is focused on enabling supply chain and logistics young professionals to share knowledge, advice, and best practices with each other in a private, trusted, and solicitation-free environment.
Michael Levans, Group Editorial Director at Peerless Media
Michael Levans is the group editorial director at Peerless Media, which oversees the publications of Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management Review, and Modern Materials Handling. He oversees the Alliance Awards, an annual program designed to recognize how shippers and their service providers work together to overcome challenges to critical components of their unique supply chains.
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