Those familiar with John Gattona and his work freely acknowledge that he is one of the most influential contemporary 'thought leaders' working in the supply chain domain. I first read one of his books "Planning a Distribution System" in 1986 when studying for my first certificate in purchasing and supply with CIPS. It won my heart to studying supply chain and I never looked back.

Over his career he has extolled the need of transformation of the supply chain to really take advantage of all the technological advancements that have been made available, and now shares his new focus on the supply-side post Covid-19 which I encourage you to read: