Solving Today’s Logistics Challenges with John Janson

July 30, 2019

Solving Today’s Logistics Challenges with John Janson

John Janson is SanMar’s director of global logistics, overseeing a 20-person team responsible for coordinating orders across our warehouses and ensuring customers receive them as quickly as possible.

In this episode, John reveals why he thinks he has one of the best jobs around, explains how SanMar is keeping up with newer next-day delivery expectations, and explores the effects of “Amazonization.” 

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS EPISODE

  • What logistics entails and how John came to be so experienced at it.
  • How John came to start meeting customers face-to-face and why he prefers that kind of interaction.
  • Looking at the widespread effect Amazon has on logistics and supply chains.
  • Why John believes standards for delivery will become more demanding in the near-future, and how SanMar is planning to meet that challenge head-on.
  • The reason change is John’s favorite part of his job.
  • What John’s personal metric is for measuring success.
  • Taking a peek at John’s surprising hobby.
  • What SanMar is doing to ensure its supply chain is as sustainable as possible.
  QUOTES  
  • “I’ve been in the industry for almost 30 years and this is far and away the best opportunity I’ve had.”
  • “There’s very few parts of the United States that we can’t ship it on one day and deliver it before three o’clock in the afternoon the next day.”
  • “SanMar is a global logistics company that sells apparel.”
  • “If we’re helping to drive profitable growth and expanding our customers’, that’s a win.”
  • “SanMar’s just gone so far above to make sure that we’re doing things the right way and in a good way.”
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