PODCAST HOST

RADU PALAMARIU

Group CEO
Alcott Global

Radu is the Group CEO of Alcott Global. He has been working on C-level and top management executive search assignments with Top Fortune 500 companies and local conglomerates, particularly for manufacturing, logistics, transportation, supply chain management, and e-commerce.

A frequent speaker at industry conferences, he is the co-author of the bestselling book “From Source to Sold”, a compilation of the best leadership case studies in global supply chains. He is also the host of the “Leaders in Value Chain” Podcast, which is consistently ranked among the Top 5 Global Industry Podcasts.

Radu has been featured in World Economic Forum, Bloomberg, Forbes as well as the MIT Supply Chain Talent Magazine. And has been named one of the Top 3 Global Supply Chain Influencers on LinkedIn.

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Why Operations And Supply Chain Leaders Would Make Great CEOs

COVID-19 has accelerated the pace of change in corporations. Industry 4.0 initiatives and flexible work arrangements were on the cards, but maybe five years down the line.

Tech in Logistics: Threat, Disruptor or Differentiator?

Technology has been rapidly changing the way we do business in the last few years across different industries.

Why supply chain should be a boardroom topic

Supply chain might be the introvert at the business table, not used to being the center of attention. Pitching might not be its strongest suit, but the insights from executing on the customer promise create a competitive edge in today’s world.

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Attracting Top Supply Chain Leadership: Skills And Strategies

It's not coincidental that several of today's leading corporate executives were in operational roles before stepping into the C-suite.

Navigating The Future: Tech Trends Shaping Supply Chain Leadership In 2024

Now that we're a couple of months into the new year, it is a good time to look at the trends that could shape the future of supply chains.

Radu is one of the most well-connected recruiters in the logistics industry. He keeps himself up to date on industry trends and has a keen eye to link them to real business needs. Radu sets himself apart from others because he genuinely cares about the people he works with, which translates into him being approachable and following through to make things happen. I always enjoy catching up with him and bouncing ideas off of each other. I highly recommend him to any firm looking for a true partner that understands their business and can connect them with candidates to help their organization excel.

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Latest Podcast Episodes

#188: Sennder and Lessons in Building a Trucking Unicorn Featured Image

#188: Sennder and Lessons in Building a Trucking Unicorn

This podcast episode features an interview with David Nothacker, Co-founder and CEO of Sennder, the leading digital road freight forwarder in Europe. David shares insights into digitalizing the inefficient and fragmented trucking industry, key inflection points in his entrepreneurial journey, and overcoming challenges. Our conversation also covers the future of trucking with autonomous and electric

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#187: Surrounded by Idiots and How to Write a Bestseller

This episode was streamed live a couple of weeks back, where I interviewed best-selling author and behaviorist Thomas Erikson. We discussed Thomas’ journey to becoming a successful author through perseverance and self-publishing. Thomas shares insights from his work profiling personalities using colors and how understanding different communication styles can help build diverse, high-performing teams. He

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#185: Ditching the Self-Doubt Tax by Developing Authentic Confidence at Work

In this episode, I interviewed Julie Smith, Founder of Talent Sprout Limited, about her journey starting her consulting firm after many years in HR leadership. We discussed the challenges of developing talent and overcoming self-doubt, particularly for women advancing in operations roles.  Julie explained concepts from her new book, “Coach Yourself Confident,” including the “self-doubt

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