Firing The Man
Navigating Expensive Freight & Supply Chain Disruptions with Francois Jaffres
Firing The Man
Navigating Expensive Freight & Supply Chain Disruptions with Francois Jaffres
Jul 13, 2021 Episode 81
Firing The Man

Episode 81

Francois Jaffres is the closest thing to a crystal ball that we know of in terms of keeping his fingers on the pulse of global logistics. This is why he took a quick break from his position as Director of Business Development at Noviland to join us in this episode. Francois is a leading figure at Noviland in disrupting the traditional international supply chain through technology and customer-centric innovations. 

Tune in now and know how to navigate expensive freight and supply chain disruptions! 

[00:01 - 07:51] Opening Segment

  • Our key takeaways from this episode

[07:52 - 17:08] What Big Corporations Are Doing

  • Francois talks about the behaviors of importers right now
  • Why this is a scary time for specific kinds of sellers and importers 
  • Overcome logistics challenges like a big corporation  

[17:09 - 25:55] Is Q4 Gonna Be Better or Worse?

  • His outlook for Q4 you need to hear
  • The creative solutions we can try right now
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[25:56 - 36:22] What Sellers Will Face Soon

  • Other manufacturers for sellers
  • A tough decision for the sellers they need to think about 
  • The formula that hurt the supply chain

[36:23 - 43:25] Building Relationships in a Business

  • Relationships over transactions
  • The unsexy talk that’s vital to any business 
  • Know more about Francois in the Fire Round! 

[43:26 - 45:51] Closing Segment

  • Connect with Francois. Links below
  • Final words


Tweetable Quotes:

“We can only keep up through innovation. We can only keep up through creative solutions both on the buyer side, as well as on the seller side.” - Francois Jaffres

“The more information you have, the more people that you follow on supply chain, I think the more successful your business is gonna be.” - Francois Jaffres

Resources mentioned

Connect with Francois by emailing [email protected] or following him on LinkedIn. Visit their website and get the best products for your business! 

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