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Business Leader Murillo Xavier Releases new Book “Advanced Strategies in Supply Chain – Competing in the New Normal”

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The coronavirus pandemic exposed the challenges U.S. supply chains face today. Murillo Xavier has over 26 years of experience in the field and is sharing his hard-earned knowledge in the new book “Advanced Strategies in Supply Chain - Competing in the New Normal”.

Lansing, MI (PRUnderground) September 17th, 2020

The dramatic changes that have occurred to supply chains as a response to the Covid-19 crisis have been difficult for many companies to respond to. And there’s no signs of these disappearing anytime soon. Business leader, Supply Chain expert, and author Murillo Xavier understands this reality well and has stepped up to help. In exciting news Xavier recently announced the release of his latest book, the very timely, “Advanced Strategies in Supply Chain – Competing in the New Normal”.

“Recent surveys show that 20% of the retail business will not survive the next five years and over 50% of customers shopping online for groceries, clothes, and other items, will not go back to brick and mortar stores after the pandemic.” commented Xavier. “Changes in the economy, society, and technology are quickly redefining the way businesses operate. My new book can help with strategies to survive and thrive in this new environment.”

According to Xavier, the new book examines the latest trends, advanced strategies and best practices in supply chain that can help related businesses stay ahead of the pack. Key topics include: the Horizontalization of the Supply Chain, Supply Chain Segmentation, Risk Management, Process Mining, Factory 4.0, Digital Twins, Robotic Process Automation, Drones, and much more.

“Advanced Strategies in Supply Chain – Competing in the New Normal” is the much anticipated follow up to Xavier’s previous book, the very well-reviewed “Strategic Sourcing – Suppliers Are From Mars, Customers Are From Venus”.

The new book is available in both paperback and Kindle editions from

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About Murillo Xavier

Murillo Xavier is an experienced professional with almost 30 years working in Supply Chain for some of the Fortune 500 companies. He is also the author of Strategic Sourcing – Suppliers are from Mars, Customer are from Venus.
Besides his MBA from Michigan State University, Xavier counts on a number of professional certifications including CPIM (APICS), CPSM (ISM), and Lean Six Sigma.
Xavier worked for years as a Supply Chain Strategist and Head of Procurement for global corporations transforming their supply chains and setting new standards in their segments. Xavier currently works as a consultant for KPMG, where he helps industry leaders to unlock the potential of their companies.

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