Meet Bob

Bob Vanek has more than 20 years of experience in delivering supply chain solutions across a variety of industries.

HOW BOB HELPS CLIENTS TRANSFORM THEIR SUPPLY CHAIN CAPABILITIES

Bob's expertise has benefitted major communications, natural resources, and retail companies significantly reduce their operational costs. Bob established the Management Consulting practice’s supply chain maturity assessment methodology, which drives value for our clients looking to streamline their operations.

REAL-WORLD RESULTS

Bob led the supply chain management integration for a major telecom company's acquisition of a wireless service provider. Additionally, he has worked with the core leaders of Perficient’s supply chain practice for 20 years across four companies.

Key Insights

BUILDING A STRONG FOUNDATION IN SUPPLY CHAIN

As innovations in process and technology are introduced, the speed of and visibility into the supply chain continues to expand. Authored by Bob Vanek, our guide explores six trends for planning and optimizing operations.


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5 WAYS TO TRANSITION FROM PURCHASING TO PROCUREMENT

Perficient’s supply chain team works daily with large companies to define P2P processes related to development and maintenance of large asset intensive infrastructures (e.g. Communications, O&G, Energy). Speed to production and continuous operation are critical in these industries and the value of the Procurement Organization is often overlooked. Procurement doesn’t have to be the necessary evil that "slows us down" requiring extra steps and approvals when the field "just needs to get things done."


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EMBARKING ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SUPPLY CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM

Whether you already have a supply chain sustainability program in place or are looking to start one, this guide - co-authored by Bob Vanek - discusses why sustainability is important, and how you can embrace it.


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If your company isn’t looking to the future and strategically figuring out how to get there, you’re dying. Strategy is as fundamental to any business as production, delivery, and customer care. It’s a fundamental component of business. If you don’t believe me, just ask Blockbuster. Bob Vanek - Perficient Chief Strategist, Supply Chain Management

How to Make Digital Transformation Gains in 2019

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Perspectives on Supply Chain: Bob Vanek's Latest Blog Posts

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Sustainability Initiatives in Action: Enhance the Supply Chain

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Supply Chain: Common Reasons for Missing Foundational Components

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Our Chief Strategists possess a wide range of expertise and skills to help you successfully define, develop, and implement your business or technical strategies. They are experts who help our teams flawlessly deliver impactful solutions for the long-term.

Bob discusses his role as a chief strategist, his advice on developing strategies in this industry, and his life beyond the role of chief strategist in our special Q&A.

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