A strategic supply chain thrives in any environment, as a differentiator and a competitive advantage for an organization. An effective strategy involves innovation in any technical and commercial aspect of the supply chain through full integration with operating teams. Building internal and external partnerships with an aligned definition of success not only allows organizations to evolve as quickly as the industries and economies they operate at, but also allows them to plan and execute for any changing scenarios. This talk will explore some of the levers and tactics as well as provide examples of the successes and challenges that have ultimately saved over half a billion dollars in a tumultuous five years. These approaches are critical for any business trying to achieve the best value from their supply chain and demand that their supply chain professionals test the limits of what is possible and sustainable.