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‘Responding to the Alibaba Effect’ Keynote Kicks Off Supply Chain Leadership Forum

Jim Tompkins Reveals New Insights on Omnichannel and Alternative Channels

 

Jim Tompkins, Tompkins International CEO

Jim Tompkins, Tompkins International CEO

NASHVILLE, Tenn., August 26, 2014 — Jim Tompkins, CEO and renowned supply chain strategy expert, presented the opening keynote “Responding to the Alibaba Effect” today at the 10th annual Tompkins Supply Chain Leadership Forum.

“Alibaba’s transformational power will impact all businesses and their supply chains,” Tompkins said. “The Chinese e-commerce giant is investing heavily in global logistics and delivery channels, and its IPO next month in New York City is expected to be the largest in history. So no company is immune to the impacts of Alibaba.”

Tompkins revealed new insights not previously covered in his breakthrough video, The Alibaba Effect. Attendees learned the nine components that are necessary to respond to the transformations of business brought about by Alibaba and how to leverage alternative channels to grow their business.

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