FoSC #58: Siva Narayanan of Solvay

Global supply chains in a global pandemic

On this episode, Santosh is joined by Siva Narayanan, the Global Logistics Director for Solvay. Siva and Santosh span a number of topics including the global pandemic, :

  • Starting a global logistics career by sailing on a container ship (1:25)
  • Managing a global supply chain during a global pandemic (4:32)
  • Inventory management by customer segmentation (10:30)
  • Technology at the forefront of risk management innovation (18:20)
  • On-shore, Near-shore, and vendor diversification as a defense strategy (21:32)
  • The priority of digital enablement for supply chain in 2020 (28:20)

Siva and Solvay are some of the few individuals who are experts in handling a logistics marketplace like the one we’re currently experiencing. You can learn more about the Solvay Technology team by visiting

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