13 September 2016: INVERTO at the Supply Chain Risk Management Forum in Amsterdam

John Dowling will be discussing cultural challenges in supply chain management and how to overcome them.


  • Culture as a vital element of risk in your supply chain
  • Understanding your suppliers’ cultures – and your own
  • A practical framework to give you the insights you need
  • Dealing with the issues – getting it right in your cross-cultural supply chain


Irish-born John Dowling is a Principal at INVERTO in Germany and the UK. He is an expert in procurement, supply chain management and logistics, specialising in particular in overcoming cultural challenges – turning different ways of thinking and working into new opportunities.

His expertise is built on many years of management experience within global industrial groups and on his involvement in advising our clients on their international procurement and supply chain challenges, along with his MBA dissertation on successful management of cross-cultural subsidiaries.

Delegates at the Supply Chain Risk Management Forum at Amsterdam’s NH Hotel Schiphol Airport can look forward to a range of exciting and stimulating presentation topics. The forum will examine the best strategic approaches to supply chain risk identification and assessment, as well as the measures needed for proper risk management. Other hot topics are how to increase return on investment and reduce failures in the supply chain.

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