Talent Management in Logistics: Why It’s More Important than Ever

Talking Logistics

We often talk about the importance of people, process, and technology in Supply Chain Management, but many times the people dimension gets the short end of the stick, especially when most of the headlines today are about cool technology trends like blockchain, artificial intelligence and driverless trucks. Talent management is more important than ever, however. What are some of the key factors companies need to consider in talent management?

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

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Jason Mathers, Senior Manager, Environmental Defense Fund. Source: “Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation & Logistics,” Jason Mathers, EDF, Ryder Innovate 2014. Managing Carrier Capacity in an Improving Economy.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2018: Real-Time, Innovation, Cognitive, Blockchain, Industry-Academic Partnerships, and Taking a Stand!

NC State SCRC

” Real-time data sharing will become more important then ever in driving quality improvements , but will hinge largely on the ability of organizations to build effective data governance strategies to control how data is managed and collected. This is how innovation ultimately occurs.

7 Challenges Facing Supply Chain Leaders in 2019

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13 Universities Adopt MicroMasters and Launch 18 New Programs Via edX

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The first MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management (SCM) has seen incredible success. Featured Innovation Talent Mgmt digital classroom MIT CTL MIT MicroMasters revolutionary online platform supply chain education talent management

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The Digital Supply Chain Will Change Everything… Ask Gary Kasparov!

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A lot of blogs and writers are discussing the role of machines vs. humans and their relationship, especially in the context of supply chain management. These insights suggest that change management is not just option, but truly imperative in a period when so many new technologies are coming on-line. The change management portion of analytics will be a bigger inhibitor than the software and hardware changes.

Procurement Leaders Blog Post: Cross-Functional Teaming is Easier Said Then Done

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In particular, management will often say “Oh yeah – we use cross-functional teams.” Then this becomes a great forum for innovation.”

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Logistics Past, Present, and Future

Supply Chain @ MIT

Now the differentiators are more strategic: benchmarking, innovation, and network modeling, for example. The job title Strategic Account Manager did not exist in CHR a decade ago. Now these managers play a key role. Logistics on the move.

Review of “Procurement Value Proposition” misses the point…ISO “Mr. Impossible”!

Supply Chain View from the Field

If we are not up to the task, and can’t bring the best talent into a role that has responsibility for over 50% of an organizations costs (in most modern enterprises), then perhaps the leadership team doesn’t have their priorities in the right place! In my mind, they need to invest in a talent management strategy, beginning by partnering with targeted universities to help shape and develop the people that they need to fulfill these roles.

Creating the Right Team Culture for Transparent Supply Chains: Storytelling as a Core Capability

NC State SCRC

Very few managers teach their direct reports how to do this, and it is certainly not taught in most university analytics and supply chain classes. But it is such an essential part of what is needed to manage in the digital economy. For example, the tendency is for managers to hire people that are just like they are. Change Management LIVING Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Talent Supply Chain Talent Management

State of Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain @ MIT

The transformation of retailing into a multi-channel business is one indicator of the changing face of supply chain management. The pace at which networks are reconfigured will increase as new innovations emerge. New challenges.

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Highlights from Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Conference 2015

AIMMS

It seems that logistics has been the ‘innovation laggard’ compared to other areas of supply chain and the driver shortage and frequently changing fuel costs have dictated that major innovation is on the way. Planning, innovation and strategy are the areas with the most critical mass and continue to attract a lot of interest. What is great innovation via @GuyKawasaki frm Gartner Supply Chain Conference keynote #GartnerSCC pic.twitter.com/prxnv2IXVH.

Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

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2013 Third-Party Logistics Study

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Innovation. Innovation is a critical driver of growth, differentiation, and profitability, but as the logistics industry matures and markets become more global, innovation in this industry is becoming more challenging. Until recently, 3PLs could demonstrate innovation by introducing process improvements, adding technology, improving execution, or offering new services. Many 3PL-shipper relationships are not set up to support innovation.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2018)

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Start Managing Your Inbound Freight More Effectively Today. Highlights from 3Gtms Innovate 2018 User Conference. Talent Management in Logistics: Why It’s More Important than Ever. Well, I’m off through the end of next week on a much-needed vacation. So, while I’m off the grid and recharging my batteries, you can check out the top posts and new episodes from Q2 2018 (if you missed the top posts and the new episodes from Q1, you can link to them here ).

Planned Obsolescence in the Durable Goods Industry

Logility

The consumer durable industry is experiencing rapid product innovation. Combine this with limited life-spans due to rapidly advancing technology and fickle customer tastes, and you get a constant cycle of product introductions and discontinuations to manage.

5 Supply Chain Trends You Can’t Ignore (Takeaways from Accellos Conference)

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In addition, they use the cloud applications that reside on the network to communicate, collaborate, and execute business processes in more efficient, scalable, and innovative ways. Time to Rethink Supply Chain Risk Management. Talent Becoming a Competitive Differentiator.

Planned Obsolescence in the Durable Goods Industry

Logility

The consumer durable industry is experiencing rapid product innovation. Combine this with limited life-spans due to rapidly advancing technology and fickle customer tastes, and you get a constant cycle of product introductions and discontinuations to manage.

Guest Post: An MBA student’s perspective on the ISM Meeting 2019

NC State SCRC

This week’s guest post is from my MBA student, Nikhil Singh, who accompanied me to the recent Institute for Supply Management conference in Houston. It is very important to ensure chain of custody and work with suppliers to develop innovative technologies to track and trace products as they move through the supply chain. I enjoyed Charlotte de Brabandt’s presentation Digitizing the Human Touch: Transforming Talent and Impact of Young Professionals.

EFT 2016 Global Logistics Report

Supply Chain Nation

As the EFT research report shows, both LSPs and their customers have an accelerating interest in innovation, technology, eCommerce and talent management. Innovation Helps Grow Your Business. Through innovation. A New Generation of Talent.

Colgate: A Closer Look at Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

We take pride in our innovations in manufacturing. Today 95% of manufacturing is directly managed by the Colgate team and we have taken steps to vertically integrate some of the operations. We manage supply chain metrics. Do we have a talent crisis?

Is There a Third Option for SCM Executives Looking to Revamp their Supply Chain Management Operations?

Kinaxis

Improvements need to be achieved in months, not years, a reality that can only be realized through a managed services partnership in which the only measure of success is tied to the operational improvements resulting from the program. Over that same period of time, however, many non-manufacturing supply chain functions, such as inventory management, forecasting and supply planning have remained in-house. The Talent Make vs. Buy Decision.

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Digital supply chains, AI, Blockchain and the future of work – Insights from the Gartner supply chain executive conference

Kinaxis

Amidst wide ranging predictions about what machines will do to human jobs, Dr. Lynda Gratton of London School of Business made an interesting observation in her keynote speech on talent management. Supply chain management is after all a people’s business.

Supply Chain Management:Flying Robots in a Warehouse?

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Mapping the Next Milestones in the Supply Chain

Oracle SCM

In areas where businesses have traditionally outsourced operations, such as transportation, we’re seeing rapid and widespread Cloud adoption; whereas for functions such as warehousing and product lifecycle management, the Cloud is only just beginning to penetrate. The war for talent.

Supply Chain Collaboration – The New Way to Drive Value!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Because the pace of business has increased exponentially, and businesses must be able to respond to new market demands with agility and innovation. Is top management committed to the collaboration process and ready to offer support over the long term? 3) Manage the transformation.

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

In addition to documenting the evolution of the third-party logistics market, this year’s report also provides an in-depth analysis of logistics operations in emerging markets and the electronics industry as well as talent management to address the skills shortage in the logistics industry. It’s vital that 3PLs and shippers work in close collaboration and that 3PLs remain innovative by offering value. Fashion, Panalpina Management Ltd. management positions.

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BluJay Expands Leadership Suite to Drive Vision for Next-Gen Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI and BluJay SOAR, Orlando, FL – April 24, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, announced today at SOAR 2019 a series of executive appointments to drive the company’s strategic vision to innovate the future of supply chain technology. Hunt will be responsible for the company’s investments, capital structure, and management of income and expenses. New positions and appointments create extensive executive bench.

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Supply Chain Management:Managing After-Sales Service by.

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Supply Chain Management:E-retailers exploring same day delivery

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Supply Chain Management:ERP in Cloud - Hype or Hope!!!

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Supply Chain Management:Spicing up your supply chain recipe.

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