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Justin Smith, SIOR at Lee & Associates discusses Supply Chain Economics with Jason Miller of Michigan State University and NAIOP Inland Empire Board Member Jay Tanjuan of Scannell Properties

By September 22, 2022October 13th, 2023Industry News, NAIOP IE News

Justin welcomes Jason Miller, Interim Chairperson at Michigan State University for the Supply Chain Program. Jason speaks to Justin and Jay about national statistics and how he goes through looking for insights into the supply chain and logistics industries.

Listen to the full podcast here


  • Jason Miller’s background and experience – 2:45
  • The supply chain and logistics industry today – 7:40
  • Consumer Spending – 12:00
  • Safety inventory leading to volatility of demand and lead time – 15:20
  • What is impacting the labor market – 20:00
  • Trends to look out for that could indicate a recession -33:00
  • Dealing with labor and material shortages – 38:00