Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?


Insufficient on-the-job training — Over the period from 2002 to 2013, investments in internal training programs such as apprenticeships, company classroom training, and other structured on-the-job skills development for current manufacturing employees were cut from 469,000 to 288,000 (nearly 40 percent). Training Magazine 's annual survey indicates that from 2006-2013, average investment in training per manufacturing employee was reduced by 31 percent.

Beroe Founder Vel Dhinagaravel speaks at NC State on Origins of Company


I learned that to manage logistics you have to manage relationships with people in the supply chain, and I also learned that there is an informal network of relationships that had to be managed in the supply chain… this was in 2002. She was the chief gossip – more like People magazine. You name it: eggs and milk, chemicals, freight in Eastern Europe, craft labor in Canada, you name it!

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