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Dorcas Patterson

Session: Wednesday, September 26th, 2PM – 5PM

NBMBAA Gold Key Access® Breakout: The Art of Change Management

Dorcas and team are accountable for directing logistics category activities and strategies to manage $1.7B+ in logistics spend including all modes of transportation, 3rd party logistics services, customs brokerage services, and other ancillary activities. The team reports into the Customer and Logistics Services organization within J&J’s enterprise supply chain. The team works to enhance strategic sourcing and governance processes for global transportation and logistics procurement and collaborates across regional transportation teams and internal stakeholders to enable the adoption of new technologies and improve compliance and security measures while achieving enhanced supply chain network optimization.

Recently, the team initiated a new 3-year strategic roadmap in partnership with business stakeholders to deploy globally integrated transportation management capabilities, business processes and technology. Focus areas for integration include transportation operations, transportation audit and controls, transportation network planning and analytics, trade compliance and performance management of logistics service providers.

Dorcas’ work experience spans over 30+ years with companies including 3M, LTV Aerospace and Defense, Northern Telecom, PepsiCo, Nike, Gap and J&J. Dorcas has also built functional expertise and competencies in manufacturing, management consulting, internal audit, finance, research & development, strategic planning, customer service, retail store operations, brand management, procurement, and supply chain.