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Transforming Managers into Global Leaders

About Rosemary

Rosemary Coates is the President of Blue Silk Consulting, a global supply chain firm ( . She is also Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute, a 501c3 Non-Profit (  She is an Best Selling author with five supply chain books including: “42 Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China,” and “Legal Blacksmith – How To Avoid and Defend Supply Chain Disputes.”  She has been a management consultant for 25 years, and is an Expert Witness for cases involving global manufacturing.  Ms. Coates earned an MBA from University of San Diego and a BS in Business from Arizona State University.  She teaches Global Supply Chain Strategy at UC Berkeley.

Consulting Area : Global Supply Chain Strategy (with attached photo – I paid for the rights) and this text for “click to read more”

Global Supply Chains are complicated and becoming even more so by global politics. Do you have a structured global strategy and plan for going forward? Is it flexible enough to respond to politics, trade wars, natural disasters and emerging market opportunities? We help to correct/improve a process, design a new strategy, and figure out how to solve complex supply chain challenges. Then we help you implement new systems and processes to make your operations more efficient and cost effective.

We also support you in legal matters involving global supply chains, as an Expert Witness.

We are experts in:

–         Forecasting and Planning
–         Procurement
–         Global Manufacturing
–         Warehousing
–         Logistics and Transportation
–         Import/Export
–         Software Implementations