Century Supply Chain Solutions Fireside Chat

Guest: Jim McCullen | Chief Information Officer | Century

Century’s CIO, Jim McCullen, who has 34-years of experience in logistics, sits down with Cleo CMO, Tushar Patel, for a fireside chat discussion about:

-The key trends he is seeing across logistics, freight, shipping, warehousing

-How Century balances their desire to grow the business while keeping costs down

-Century’s transformative journey of becoming Cloud-first


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