Supply Chain Manager - City Trees
Getting Green to Green: Optimizing Supply Chain Mechanics for the Evolving Nevada Cannabis Industry
About Joseph Ramalho
Joseph Ramalho, California-born and New Mexico-raised, joined the legal Nevada cannabis market in May 2019 after attending the New Mexico Institute of Mines & Technology, where he studied Petroleum Engineering. Joe has extensive experience working in various manufacturing sectors and adjacent industries, including oil and gas, machining, mechanical drafting, and 3D modelling. Having found the medicinal benefits of cannabis for himself at the age of 19, Joe dedicated himself to sharing knowledge and access to cannabis across the southwest until landing in Las Vegas in 2019, where he now serves as the Supply Chain Manager for City Trees, a leading cannabis extract producer.
Many industries face challenges when it comes to their supply chain - from time zone gaps to language barriers, the cannabis industry faces all of these issues, plus a unique array of regulatory hurdles. Whether you're a vertically integrated multi-state operator, or a small-time local producer, the cannabis industry faces strict scrutiny in its packaging requirements, advertising platforms, and distribution networks. In this segment, Joseph Ramalho will speak about his experiences managing the supply chain for local Las Vegas cannabis extraction brand, City Trees, the unique challenges faced by the industry, and how optimizing supply chain mechanics have helped the business bring new products to market and experience significant growth over the last year. By establishing trusted vendor relationships, proper volume planning, and thoughtful negotiation, explore how cannabis products are brought seamlessly to market to build profitability - getting green to green.