It has never been more important for a consumer goods company to have resiliency built into their supply chain.  Choosing the right integrated logistics provider is of equal importance.

In this webinar on 'Strategies for Consumer Goods companies to build supply chain resilience' our senior leaders and a guest speaker from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will discuss strategies to build supply chain resilience into businesses.

Webinar Agenda

  • Current state of consumer goods landscape and need for resiliency
  • Integrating business and supply chain processes in the future
  • Data and technology enablement to improve end-to-end visibility
  • Q&A


  • Manav Jain, Head of Supply Chain Development, North America
  • Tony Hotine, Global Head of 4PL
  • James B. Rice, Deputy Director, Center for Transportation and Logistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

About Manav Jain

Manav  Jain
Manav Jain
Head of Supply Chain Development at Maersk, North America.
Manav Jain is the Head of Supply Chain Development for Maersk in North America. Manav has over 12 years of industry experience spanning over supply chain consulting, solution design, engineering, logistics services and freight forwarding. Manav works with customers to identify their supply chain pain points and drive solutions to bring the maximum value out of their supply chain. Manav holds a degree in Industrial Engineering and is passionate about supply chains.

About Tony Hotine

Tony hotine
Tony Hotine
Global Head of 4PL

Tony Hotine joined the A.P Moller-Maersk Group in April 2008 and, since January 2019, holds the position of Global Head of 4PL where he is responsible for the 4PL business globally. He has 20 years supply chain experience following his early career with plastics manufacturing, and has been based in Europe, U.S.A and Asia. His main experiences have been in product management, manufacturing operations, marketing, account management, solution design, sales and general management.

Tony graduated from Durham University with an Honors degree in Engineering with Management and has completed post-graduate studies in Manufacturing and Management at Cambridge University and Marketing with Oxford Business College.

About James B. Rice

Jim B Rice
Jim Rice
Deputy Director, Center for Transportation and Logistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jim Rice joined the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics in 1995 and was appointed as the Deputy Director of CTL in 2007. In this capacity, he oversees all industrial outreach programs and serves as the Director of the Supply Chain Exchange, including marketing and communication for CTL, and runs CTL's Executive Education Programs.

His primary research has been focused on a broad range of study and contributions on resilience and risk management related topics – supply chain resilience, port resilience and supply chain security. In addition to studying resilience and risk management, Jim studies supply chain innovation and has helped identify key success factors and methods for pursuing and achieving innovation in the supply chain.

Outside of research and the Supply Chain Exchange, Jim teaches in the graduate degree program (Supply Chain Financial Analysis courses), in the online SC2x course, in CTL's executive education programs and in the MIT SCALE Network. His teaching includes case instruction on supply chain design for strategic advantage, supply chain financial analysis, and workshops and simulations focused on strategic alignment, business continuity planning supply chain dynamics and supply chain strategy.

His written work includes contributions to books, working papers and recently published authored and co-authored articles, a list of which can be furnished on request. In 2013 Jim was selected as one of DC Velocity's 2013 Rainmakers.

In addition to his role at MIT, Jim has served the community via several supply chain-related Boards, Committees and Appointments, including

  • Visiting Faculty Member, Politecnico di Milano MBA School (MIP), 2006-Present
  • The Editorial Board – Supply Chain Management Review, 1998 – Present
  • The Editorial Board – Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal, 2001 – Present

Prior to joining MIT, Jim managed manufacturing and distribution operations at Procter & Gamble, and served as a sales and market manager at General Electric Company. Jim earned his MBA in Operations and Finance from the Harvard Business School, and a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.

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