Supply Management Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Restart

August 14, 2020
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT

Zoom Webinar

Every organization has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in different ways. One common concern for all industry sectors has been understanding risks this global event has raised across supply chains. Join us for this informative webinar to learn about the Operational Restart Readiness checklist developed to help manufacturers identify supply chain and internal risks related to re-establishing their operations. You will also gain insights including lessons learned and best practices gathered from organizations who applied the Operational Restart Readiness checklist in managing the successful resumption of their’s and their suppliers’ operations. You will leave this webinar with a clearly defined roadmap for utilizing your organization’s management systems towards identifying and managing risks in your supply chain in case of future operational disruptions.Please join us for our next Live Webinar hosted by:

Terry Onica, Director, Automotive, QAD Inc.  & Cathy Fisher, Founder & President, of Quistem, LLC. 

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When: Aug 14, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Supply Management Lessons Learned From The COVID-19 Restart

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About Terry Onica:

Prior to joining QAD, Terry worked at GM, Ford, and Johnson Controls. She has been immersed in the automotive supply chain and technology space throughout her entire career.  Currently, Terry is an active member of the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) Supply Chain Steering Committee. Terry is one of the authors of the Global Materials Management Operations Guideline/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE) which is used by thousands of automotive suppliers globally.  She has been awarded several times by AIAG and Odette for driving the development of global supply chain standards in the areas of assessments, key performance indicators, supplier agreements, and EDI. 

Terry was named a Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine on two occasions.    In 2018, she was a recipient of Crain’s Detroit Women in Technology and the Stevie Bronze Award for Women in Technology.

Terry is a mentor at Wayne State University for Supply Chain for students who are first-generation university graduates. 


About Cathy Fisher

Cathy Fisher is founder and President of Quistem, LLC. With over 30 years of respected expertise in the automotive industry, Cathy helps manufacturers throughout the automotive supply chain “find hidden money” in their operations, eliminate customer complaints permanently and develop a proactive quality culture to achieve rapid business growth.

Cathy started her automotive career with General Motors in the 1980’s, working for the AC Spark Plug division in Flint, Michigan where she led product development efforts to support GM-sponsored NASCAR teams. She was also involved in the introduction of GM’s Targets for Excellence program. In 1990, Cathy assisted ITT-Teves with 2 plant start-ups in launching anti-lock brake technology in the US automotive market. She was responsible for supplier development and negotiating over $25 million in long-term supplier agreements. In 1993, Cathy led the establishment of BMW’s North American supply-base in support of the plant start-up in Greer, SC with responsibility for safety-critical part sourcing for the 318, 325 and Z-3 Roadster vehicle launches. While at BMW, Cathy created a supplier lifecycle development process using audit in support of an integrated launch readiness strategy.

Cathy has worked with over 80 of the top 100 global OEM suppliers as well as throughout the automotive supply chain, helping these organizations turn their management systems into “money-making machines” while providing best-in-class quality and continuously enhancing customer satisfaction.

Today, Cathy shares her automotive and plant start-up expertise with organizations who are expanding their business into the automotive sector to become premier suppliers to the industry. Her proven approach to developing a proactive quality culture has been described by her automotive clients as “a license to print money” in their design and manufacturing operations.


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