Have you ever been to Disney? Do you remember how you felt when you were there for the first time? We see our favorite characters, theme parks, movies, stores, and places to shop. But think outside the box. The Disney Corporation is a world made up of ideas from one man who wanted to change the world through entertainment. The truth is that we can enjoy Walt’s ideas now because of how well the supply chain works. Businesses must think outside the box when it comes to their supply chain operations if they want to be the best at what they do.
What if we took Walt Disney as a model for supply chain management? Would we be better able to take care of our customers and move our industry forward? Would we be more likely to work together and encourage our industry to think big? This is what Disney has been doing for a very long time.
In this episode, Blythe Brumleve, the founder of Digital Dispatch and host of the Everything is Logistics podcast, talks about her time working for Disney, the path that led her to logistics, and her favorite Disney logistics facts.
00:51 – Working for Disney
02:08 – Fun Facts about Disney and How They Handle Logistics
03:37 – A Show Called Behind the Attraction
03:56 – The First Monorail
05:35 – Disney Continues to Invest in New Transportation Concepts
05:54 – Skyliner
07:05 – Parking Garage Systems
09:24 – 11 Different Countries That Are Represented in World Showcase Area
10:52 – Entertainment in the Line Queue
11:13 – Tunnels and Emotion of Disney Logistics
12:26 – Disney Wants to Be a Memory Maker for Your Trip
13:19 – Disney plans for Christmas all year round
15:17 – Go Away Green at Disney
16:08 – The Liberty Tree
“If I can’t work at the dream company, then I’m just going to start my own company. It led me on the path to where I’m talking to you guys here. Today. I’m working in logistics.”
“I want to bring up when we talk about tunnels and emotions that Disney is trying to convey. They also want to be a memory maker for your trip. They use what’s called Smellitizers”
“That is one aspect of the Disney logistics when it comes to around Christmas time but they want to make sure that they affect your eyes. They want to make sure that they affect your sense of smell and your experience of what’s going on in the park.”
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