Hosts: Mike Ogle and Rodney Apple
In This Episode:
We talk with Brad Taylor, leader of Workplace Services at Radial, who shares his supply chain journey, starting with an industrial engineering degree and making his way from consulting to 20 years of retail supply chain experience with Nike, Chicos, and Belk before starting his current position leading 3PL real estate at Radial. Brad talked with us about the value of having on the floor operations experience and getting to know the processes and issues of the people closest to those processes as you lead the people and manage the flow. He shared his views of treating vendors as partners, the need for better team and leader education, plus the great value of mentors and your network as a source of growth.
Brad Taylor’s Bio:
Brad Taylor recently became the leader of Workplace Services of Radial after leading Radial’s Engineering Solutions and Network Strategy team. He has over 20 years of experience in retail supply chain and has been with Radial for over 4 years. Workplace Services is a new centralized corporate real estate and facilities organization reporting to the CFO. He and his team lead site selection, procurement, and management of real estate assets across all business units as well as provide facilities maintenance support. Prior to Radial, Brad held leadership positions in fulfillment operations and engineering for Retail and CPG companies such as Nike, Chico’s FAS, and Belk Department Stores. Brad spent the first decade of his career as a supply chain consultant designing and launching facilities for retailers around the globe. He earned his Industrial Engineering degree from Georgia Tech.