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Abir Thakurta

VP of Global Supply Chain, Havertys Furniture [NYSE: HVT]

Abir Thakurta is responsible for supply chain at Havertys.  As VP, Global Supply Chain, he is focused on product sourcing, supplier and service provider relations, factory management, inventory management, product flows, global trade and imports, customs and compliance, logistics and supply chain risk management.

He is a supply chain enthusiast and has consulted with various retailers on global retail and supply chain strategies and implemented performance improvement programs worldwide leveraging technology, cloud solutions and services.

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There used to be a time when supply chains were simple, focused on planning, local manufacturing and delivering product to market. Then came outsourced manufacturing and globalization. Cost savings was the primary driver and lean principles became the key. Supply chains developed a value stream that eliminated waste, time, and ensured a smooth and predictable output....