Languages I know
  • Spanish
  • English-US

United States (US)

I'm available to work remotely

$250.00/hr

A Brief Introduction

Janice Marquardt has been working in supply chains for manufacturing and energy businesses since 2011, and before that was a design and manufacturing engineer. She holds a Master’s in mechanical engineering from Iowa State, and an MBA from the University of Northern Iowa. She co-led the Leveraging Spend aggregation group at Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and was a VP, Supply Chain for three years before starting her own firm, Passwall Solutions, in Q4 2023. Her specialties include e-Auctions, negotiations, assessing supply chains, and supporting operations teams in utilities and manufacturing.

Client Projects & Portfolio

$1.1m in savings at Midwest manufacturer
Supply Chain Assessment
<p>A continuous improvement-focused vending machine manufacturer in the Midwest was seeking new ideas on where to save costs in their supply chain. Passwall Solutions conducted a full review of their supply chain cycle and found $730k-$1m in opportunities on $2om in spend, including streamlining logistics, lowering risk through key contracts, labor reductions using Kaizen teams, and better supplier management.</p>
Identified $225m at large utility construction firm
Processes Optimization
<p>A large utility construction firm was looking for assistance with responding to the procurement portion of a customer bid and thought leadership to find opportunities in their supply chain space. Passwall Solutions organized the procurement team’s work to create a professional component of the presentation and bolster the team’s position for the customer. As stated by the COO, “You added far more value than just procurement.”</p>

Industry Verticals

  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Supply Chain & Logistics

SCMDOJO Content

e-auctions
Procurement New

E-Auction Basics

Enrolled Students: 0 No Ratings 50 minutes

This course covers the introduction and importance of e-auctions, the opportunities, parameters to keep in mind and the metrics associated with e-auctions.

$ 49

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