Nick Franzoni is the Supply Chain Performance Manager for Caterpillar’s Electric Power Division. Nick has spent 15 years within the Energy and Transportation business and has been influencing supply chain planning and performance for most of that time. Recently, Nick has lead the Electric Power supply chain transformation at Caterpillar through the implementation of engineered value chain processes that focus on inventory optimization and the management of key components. Additionally, Nick has responsibility for the divisions S&OP and forecasting process which he believes is the single most important factor in a lean and efficient supply chain. Nick has a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University and is certified by the Institute of Business Forecasting.