According to the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN), over 60 percent of logistics spending goes into disaster relief. While government and military expertise in coordinating and amassing goods, materials, and manpower in times of crisis are unrivaled, Kathy Fulton, executive director of ALAN, says that the private sector is also critical in providing aid when disasters strike.
In this latest podcast of Women in Supply Chain, Kathy discusses how anyone – from the business sector to supply chain experts – can work together in creating better tools for businesses and NGOs to collaborate during disasters.
Listen to the full podcast:
To learn how you can be more involved in disaster relief efforts, please visit American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN Aid), which was established Hurricane Katrina to better coordinate logistics efforts of relief organizations. ALAN is available to help connect disaster relief organizations and other non-profits with the supply chain equipment, services, expertise and support they need most.
Women in Supply Chain:
- Angela Czajkowski, director of supply chain, Samuel Shapiro
- Michelle DeVevo, talent acquisition for SunteckTTS
- Nozuko Mayeza, founder of Tulsawiz Logisitcs in South Africa.
- Audrey Ross, logistics and customs specialist at Orchard Custom Beauty
- Michelle Cully, president and founder of Xpressman Logistics
- Irina Rosca, (former) director of global supply operations for SKLZ
- Kristy Knichel, CEO of Knichel Logistics