Supply chain issues have posed a significant challenge for many businesses across the United States and around the world. Thief River Falls area businesses have also been impacted.
In recognition of these impacts, Advance Thief River is partnering with the Northwest Minnesota Foundation, Northwest Regional Development Commission, University of Minnesota Crookston, and the NW Small Business Development Center to host a training on supply chain issues.
The training will be April 9, 10:00-11:30AM at the Thief River Falls Public Library.
- Understand current supply chain issues impacting the Upper Midwest.
- Create an understanding of the near-term and long-term outlooks of supply chain disruption.
- Develop tools to mitigate risk and exposure to supply chain challenges.
Dr. James Leiman is a transformative leader and change agent that has successfully led organizational overhauls and public startups over the last 15 years. Currently the Commerce Commissioner of the State of ND. Prior to becoming Commissioner, developed and deployed the third largest federal logistics and supply chain network outside of DoD as well as several global Intelligence Community initiatives in SW Asiaand Latin America. Proud veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom.Have taught over 100 business and National Security courses at Tulane, the Universities of Texas and Minnesota as well as the NJ system and owns two residential property companies. Dr. Leiman is also a Fellow for the University of Minnesota Veden Center for Rural Economic Development.