Five supply chain management experts will take part in a roundtable discussion next month at the Automotive News Manufacturing Conference.
The conference is scheduled for May 16-18 in Nashville.
Top practitioners in purchasing, logistics, distribution and technology will take part in the May 17 discussion. Their theme: Moving Parts: Achieving Perfection in Supply Chain Management. The panelists are: Chris Nielsen, vice president of purchasing, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc. Frederiek Toney, executive director, material planning and logistics, Ford Motor Co. Doug Bartow, vice president, paint, BMW Manufacturing Corp., Spartanburg, S.C. Vicki O'Meara, president, U.S. Supply Chain Solutions, Ryder System Inc. Sanjiv Sidhu, founder and chairman, i2 Technologies Inc.