Hosts: Rodney Apple
In This Episode:
In this episode of A Day in the Life of a Supply Chain Professional podcast, host Rodney Apple interviews Charles Weaver, a veteran in warehousing and distribution with 29 years of experience. Weaver discusses his transition from the military into supply chain. He emphasizes the importance of “gray areas” and soft skills in civilian roles. Weaver expands upon the day-to-day activities in a distribution center and touches on key roles including metrics and safety protocols. Weaver also mentions that problems will inevitably arise and how you deal with them defines your leadership. He values training the next generation and highlights the satisfaction of solving logistical puzzles in his daily work.
We also explore some of the following topics:
- Day-to-day responsibilities of Charles’s role;
- Aspects of Charles’s role that he finds the most enjoyable;
- How professionals can progress beyond their current position.