The Australasian Supply Chain Institute's vision is to advance Supply Chain Management as a recognised profession within Australasia.
ASCI will achieve this vision by:
ASCI offers its members the following:
Operating in Australia as a not-for-profit since 1964, ASCI has fostered the professional learning in globally recognised best practice supply chain management. ASCI has grown the end to end supply chain management community over the years, merging into its fold the Logistics Association of Australia (2015); the Alliance for Supply Chain Innovation (2015), the Lean Network Australia (2016), and the Australian Chamber of International Trade (2017). As majority shareholder for the SMART Conference and the SMART Awards, it rebranded the conference and awards under its rebrand to Australasian Supply Chain Institute (ASCI) as the Professional Accreditation Body to reach its mission to professionalise Supply Chain Management in Australia.
Tom Janoshalmi - President
Tom Janoshalmi is responsible for SAP’s global Digital Core Movement
program, reporting into the Board. In his current role, Tom focuses on
developing and implementing strategies for high customer impact
technology adoption to enable supply chain resilience.
Tom has a 20-year track record of leading successful business transformations with Global Fortune 500 companies. Since joining SAP, Tom has held several leadership positions, including Chief Growth Officer at Digital Business Services, Line of Business general management in Asia Pacific and in the Americas. Prior to joining SAP, Tom was Supply Chain Manager at Freudenberg Automotive. Tom holds a Doctorate degree from Newcastle University in Operations Research and a Business Degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is a guest professor at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
A/Prof Flavio Macau is an Associate Dean at the School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University. He is a researcher and lecturer in supply chain management and global logistics. He is the WA Chapter president and national board member of the Australasian Supply Chain Institute (ASCI).
In the past ten years, Flavio: supervised 20+ research projects; lectured 70+ units to 2,500+ students; published one book, three case studies, and 10+ international peer-review articles, contributing as an associate editor to the RBGN journal; assisted 120+ short-term consulting projects related to SCM.
Flavio regularly talks to the media on TV (ABC News, TRT World Now), radio (The Money, BBC), newspapers (The Guardian, The Washington Post), and magazines (The Choice, MHD Logistics). He explains to a worldwide audience what is happening to global supply chains and current challenges involving global logistics.
With 20 years of experience driving operational excellence across the supply chain and logistics operations in the B2C and B2B sectors, Mark offers proven success in building competitive differentiation and customer orientation.
Recognised for innovation through receiving several Industry Excellence Awards, Mark strives to create and continually evolve supply chain and logistics functions to create value in terms of top and bottom-line impact. From product to fulfilment, Mark optimises process, compliance, governance and reporting to drive productivity and efficiency while enabling the delivery of bigger-picture priorities, including digitisation, automation, and new ways of working. By constantly asking 'why' and being open to change, Mark builds advantage through first-of-a-kind solutions while ensuring seamless delivery of customer promises.
Key career highlights include enabling Novis' growth agenda by leading a comprehensive ISO 9001 accreditation process and leading a complete transformation of the De'Longhi supply chain that returned significant value to the bottom line. Most recently, Mark has set up two greenfield distribution facilities for Miele while implementing new processes, including cloud-based digital applications, to create a customer-centred, award-winning logistics function in alignment with the organisation's premium brand promise.
Christine Miller is a senior supply chain professional with 20+ years in the international supply chain, logistics and operations, developing and implementing business transformation solutions in Europe, Asia, N. America, Australia, and New Zealand. Her hands-on experiences include supply chain solution design, procurement, large-scale change programs, mergers and acquisitions, strategy development and program implementation.
As a supply chain practitioner, Christine spent more than 15 years with the logistics and supply chain unit of the Maersk Group, developing and implementing supply chain solutions for clients active in North America, Europe, SE Asia, Australia, and New Zealand markets. Her roles and responsibilities before joining CBRE include serving as Chief Operating Officer for Asia Pacific, Global Head of Business Change Management and Director of Client Pacific Solutions.
Her engagements with clients to deliver supply chain solutions have focused on transforming business performance. Christine has consulted with leading industrial and logistics occupiers and investors to provide solutions bringing supply chain and property together for genuine end-to-end transformation initiatives.
Nirmani has over 9 years of experience in quality management, continuous improvement for end to end Customer Experience Transformational projects. She has worked closely in the past three years on Supply Chain Customer Experience Transformations and is a strong advocate of agile and lean principles.
Nirmani is currently the director of customer experience for the pacific zone for Schneider Electric looking after front end and supply chain CX transformations. She holds a bachelors degree in Business and Commerce and has done multiple leadership programs with INSEAD and is a lean six sigma black belt practitioner.
Particularly interested in the development and deployment of process /service optimization projects using lean six sigma, data analysis, design thinking, customer journey mapping and agile principles to deliver excellent customer and service experience across organizations