Managing Your Supply Chain During Time of Chaos - March 22, 2022

The Corridor partnered with Iowa State University's Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) to bring the event "Managing Your Supply Chain During Time of Chaos" to Spencer on March 22nd, 2022.

The CIRAS team has made the presentations available:
Morning Session
Afternoon Session

There is an opportunity to do a project with the CIRAS team or CyBiz Lab, with up to 50% funding for the project available through a CARES Grant in partnership with the Iowa Lakes Corridor and Northwest Iowa Planning and Development Center. To learn more and discuss engaging in a supply chain project, contact Marc Schneider at or 563-221-1596.


Melissa Burant is a Supply Chain Project Manager and leads Supplier Scouting for CIRAS to help companies develop and expand their supplier networks and identify new opportunities.

Scott Grawe is the Chair of the Department of Supply Chain Management in the Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University, as well as the Robert & Jane Sturgeon Faculty Fellow in Business and an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management.

Marc Schneider has over 30 years' experience in managing and supporting multi-national and local operations and professional workforces in a variety of industries. Today he provides consulting, project management and support to manufacturers across Iowa creating growth and performance improvements.

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