Barrett Distribution Centers’ Senior Vice President of Customer Solutions, Scott Hothem is featured as a panelist on the Memphis Business Journal’s 2019 Table of Experts for Logistics and Distribution. This annual feature hosts a panel of industry and economic experts who respond to questions about current trends, challenges, and opportunities facing the logistics and distribution sector, specifically in Memphis.
Moderated by Dr. Ernest Nichols, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management and Coordinator of SCM of the Fogelman College of Business and Economics at the University of Memphis, the panelists are asked to comment on the strategic differentiators that Memphis has to offer as a logistics hub. From the specific geographic and infrastructural advantages of the areas to rail access, workforce, and automation, this panel runs the gamut of what is driving distribution and logistics today.
This year’s panel is even asked to address the current state of politics as it relates to foreign trade and the implementation of tariffs; sharing their professional opinions and feedback they’ve received from their clients on the impact to their business. You can read the entire discussion that is featured in the Memphis Business Journal by clicking on the button below.