Recruiting the Non-Conformists for Executive Supply-Chain Roles
Episode Transcript

In this episode of Everything is Logistics, host Blythe Brumleve speaks with Heidi Hoffman, partner at ON Partners, about their strategy of recruiting when it comes to procurement and sustainability in the supply chain industry.

During the convo, they discuss the importance of nonconformity and how it can lead to innovative solutions. Hoffman explains her approach to recruitment and finding the best candidates, not just based on traditional qualifications but also considering strategic mindset and new industry developments.

In addition, we also discuss ON Partners’ new 2023 Executive Women Impact Report and the company’s findings on the growing role of women in leadership positions. 



[00:02:33] Changing profile of supply chain.
[00:06:13] Supply Chain’s Evolution.
[00:07:32] Procurement and sustainability.
[00:11:01] Procurement’s role in sustainability.
[00:15:40] Importance of sustainability and ESG.
[00:20:03] Exciting innovations in supply chain.
[00:22:18] Women in supply chain.
[00:26:03] Women’s self-doubt in job applications.
[00:32:52] Supply Chain Education.
[00:36:27] Embracing diversity in supply chain.
[00:37:42] Logistics and Supply Chain.



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Blythe Brumleve
Blythe Brumleve
Creative entrepreneur in freight. Founder of Digital Dispatch and host of Everything is Logistics. Co-Founder at Jax Podcasters Unite. Board member of Transportation Marketing and Sales Association. Freightwaves on-air personality. Annoying Jaguars fan.

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