Quantum Leap to the Top 10 Supply Chain Skills of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out The 5 Big Benefits of the Digital Supply Chain! And one area that will be driving these changes is Supply Chain! Without their skills these technologies would not advance. However it is clear that the application of these technologies touches virtually every aspect of the Supply Chain. We have clearly entered the age of the Digital Supply Chain! Implications for the Skills Needed in Supply Chain!

Filling the Supply Chain Skills Gap: The Future of Supply Chain Belongs to the Developers & Supply Chain Executives Who Can Find the Talent

Veridian Solutions

They must oversee inbound and outbound inventory, manage warehouse space , consider order processing, handle employee complaints, report to stakeholders, supervise new system implementation and address the looming skills gap. Their duties are integral to the future of supply chain management, and out of these issues, a key problem arises. A Guide to the Warehouse Metrics Supply Chain Execs Should Track. Supply Chain Technology

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Supply Chain Career Changes – How to Get In, Get On, and Get What You Want

Logistics Bureau

Through its extensive span of activities, the supply chain sector offers wide-ranging possibilities for employment and career progression. The role of supply chain workers, simply put, is to contribute to or manage the process of producing the right amount of the right goods and getting them to the end-customer at the right time, ensuring customer satisfaction while being profitable. This adds up to considerable potential for varied and satisfying supply chain careers.

Why is Supply Chain Such a Great Career Path?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? When I started my career the term “Supply Chain” had just been coined. As such it was many years before I actually heard of the term “Supply Chain Management” Regardless I pursued my interests and took on an increasingly diverse set of progressive jobs as time went on. What Makes Supply Chain Special? Subscribe Here!

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The Future of Supply Chain Belongs to Those Who Can Find the Talent!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out The Supply Chain Game Changer Job Board! Supply Chain Managers have a full plate. They must oversee inbound and outbound inventory, manage warehouse space , consider order processing, handle employee complaints, report to stakeholders, supervise new system implementation and address the looming skills gap. Their duties are integral to the future of supply chain management, and out of these issues, a key problem arises.

Supply Chain Risk Management is a Cirque Du Soleil Calibre Act!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Is Your Supply Chain Ready To Recover? Supply Chain Professionals, although not usually theatrical, also work in an environment in which they are managing a tremendous amount of risk. What are the risks that Supply Chain people deal with every day and what is Supply Chain Risk Management? Supply Chain Risk Management. Types of Supply Chain Risk. Subscribe Here!

State of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain: Key Takeaways from LogiPharma US 2016

Kinaxis

Earlier this week, I attended the LogiPharma conference, a wonderful event for supply chain professionals working in the pharmaceutical industry. All-in-all, it was a great validation of my point of view about where the pharma industry is with regards to its supply chain challenges, maturity and where it needs to go. In this blog, I want to share some key challenges faced by the pharma industry and pharmaceutical supply chains.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

I spoke with Daniël van Gool, Director of Supply Chain Development at Peapod, a leading U.S. online grocer who serves the East Coast and Mid-West, to hear about how he views the role of analytics and technology in driving supply chain innovation at his company. I’m the Director of Supply Chain Development. Our goal with this is to improve our overall supply chain intelligence and our output. AIMMS Supply chain optimization

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

I spoke with Daniël van Gool, Director of Supply Chain Development at Peapod, a leading U.S. online grocer who serves the East Coast and Mid-West, to hear about how he views the role of analytics and technology in driving supply chain innovation at his company. I’m the Director of Supply Chain Development. Our goal with this is to improve our overall supply chain intelligence and our output. AIMMS Supply chain optimization

The Avnet Tech Games IX Welcomes The Inaugural JDA Supply Chain Challenge

Supply Chain Nation

As you might expect, the Avnet Tech Games allows teams of college students to compete head-to-head across a variety of timed events based on real-world technical skills, from building and programming robots to coding Java-based applications. This year, I am especially pleased about a new event called the “ JDA 2014 Supply Chain Challenge.” Uncategorized capacity forecasting inventory pricing

Combating the Digital Supply Chain Talent Gap

Supply Chain Nation

For the past eight years, I have been delivering lectures on supply chain management at the University of Texas at Dallas. Lately, I have noticed a step function change in students’ skills and competencies. How can an organization predict a delayed shipment and incorporate that into their supply planning?” While these core concepts remain an integral part of the curriculum today, the very backbone of the supply chain has been shaken by the digital revolution.

Combating the Digital Supply Chain Talent Gap

Supply Chain Nation

For the past eight years, I have been delivering lectures on supply chain management at the University of Texas at Dallas. Lately, I have noticed a step function change in students’ skills and competencies. How can an organization predict a delayed shipment and incorporate that into their supply planning?” While these core concepts remain an integral part of the curriculum today, the very backbone of the supply chain has been shaken by the digital revolution.

Supply Chain Education and Certification – What’s Missing?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Quantum Leap to the Top 10 Supply Chain Skills of the Future! The phrase “Supply Chain Management” was originally coined by Keith Oliver in 1982 and subsequently gained increasing popularity as its usage was proliferated in books and language. That was the start of Supply Chain education. What is missing in Supply Chain education and certification? Subscribe Here!

Supply Chain Trends to have on your RADAR

Logility

Supply Chain 2020 will continue collapsing cycles, challenging Supply Chain professionals and taking advantage of exponential technology shifts. What’s on your RADAR for the Supply Chain of 2020? What picture comes to mind when I say “Supply Chain”? The reason for visualizing and vocalizing the Supply Chain as a “Chain” was to illustrate the two competing realities of Supply Chains.

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The Supply Chain Game Changer Job Board!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Quantum Leap to the Top 10 Supply Chain Skills of the Future! . We’ve just introduced a new Job Board here at Supply Chain Game Changer! Given that Supply Chain is such a preeminent part of the employment landscape in every country, in every industry, and in every aspect of the global economy, we concluded that it was most appropriate to help our Supply Chain colleagues in every way possible. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Are We Facing the End of Supply Chain Management?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Blog post originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Argentus at [link] , a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Is Your Supply Chain Ready To Recover? A new article in Harvard Business Review has been generating some automation-related controversy in the Supply Chain Community, as well as lots of buzz and interesting conversation. So is Supply Chain Management on death’s door?

Trends and Predictions 2020: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

One area in which there is no shortage predictions is the supply chain. Simon Ellis, Vice President of IDC Manufacturing Insights, observes, “The supply chain continues to undergo almost unparalleled levels of change. The supply chain has increasingly become a critical function for companies to realize their business aspirations and is a competitive weapon in the modern, digital economy.”[1]. Supply chain trends.

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Supply Chain Trends to have on your RADAR

Logility

Supply Chain 2020 will continue collapsing cycles, challenging Supply Chain professionals and taking advantage of exponential technology shifts. What’s on your RADAR for the Supply Chain of 2020? What picture comes to mind when I say “Supply Chain”? The reason for visualizing and vocalizing the Supply Chain as a “Chain” was to illustrate the two competing realities of Supply Chains.

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The Future of Supply Chains Falls to Younger Workers and Robots

Enterra Insights

By any measure, today’s supply chains are remarkable accomplishments. They often span the globe and, despite often requiring hundreds of transactions, shipments move through the supply chain keeping store shelves stocked and consumers happy. Supply chains have been around since the earliest human settlements began trading goods. ” The need for a new supply chain workforce. Growing skills gap.

Preparing Business for the Digital Supply Chain! (Oracle Interviews Mike Mortson)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future! Mike Mortson was recently interviewed by Oracle as a part of their Global Supply Chain Influencer program. This article was posted on Oracle’s Supply Chain Management blog. Supply chain professionals are hiking their spending on supply chain innovation—substantially. The Digital Supply Chain (SC 4.0)

Preparing Your Business for the Digital Supply Chain

Oracle SCM

By Mike Mortson , CEO, Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply chain professionals are hiking their spending on supply chain innovation—substantially. Most supply chain leaders recognize that it’s an incredibly exciting time to be working in the field. Certainly, they recognize that the digital supply chain is the future—that everything around us is either digitized or will be digitized.

Spotlighting Import/Export Professionals!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. On the Argentus blog, we support our recruitment business by shining the light on all things Supply Chain Management. With a particular focus on talent issues, we give our perspective on developing trends in the field, emerging technologies, changing skill profiles, and hiring strategies. As part of this effort, every once in a while like to take the time to focus on one particular discipline within Supply Chain.

Screen Time! Is That Enough To Be Good In Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out Quantum Leap to the Top 10 Supply Chain Skills of the Future! But for those who are learning about Supply Chain, or any other profession for that matter, is it best to acquire that learning and gain that experience just by watching screens? Or is it better in Supply Chain to learn based on actual physical experiences and interactions? The reality is you can no longer work in or run a Supply Chain without looking at screens.

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Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Technologies Reshaping the Global Digital Supply Chain! Imagine what the future will look like in Supply Chain! There are articles which describe what the future of Supply Chain will be like in 2020, 0r 2025, or even 2030. The technologies that we are familiar with today, whether they are already in use in our companies, aspirational capabilities or part of some far reaching strategy, provide the platform for the Supply Chain of the future.

As Europe Rebounds Supply Chain Continues to Shine

Supply Chain @ MIT

The unemployment rate in Europe is around 12% and in Spain is about 25%, yet the current jobless rate for graduates of the MIT Zaragoza Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program in Zaragoza, Spain, is zero. The program’s exceptional performance is testament to the robust demand for skilled supply chain professionals. In addition, the supply chain management profession has gained in stature generally over the last decade or so.

The Power of Flowcasting: Live Supply Planning Collaboration & Analytics – Part 1

Supply Chain Nation

Most supply chain professionals are familiar with this game and the supply chain planning pitfalls it exposes. Collaboration across any two nodes of the supply chain will yield benefits to both parties. Beer Game performance is measured by total network inventory costs ($0.40/case of network inventory) and customer service ($1.00/case/week back order cost). Live Supply Planning Collaboration & Analytics.

The Power of Flowcasting: Live Supply Planning Collaboration & Analytics – Part 1

Supply Chain Nation

Most supply chain professionals are familiar with this game and the supply chain planning pitfalls it exposes. Collaboration across any two nodes of the supply chain will yield benefits to both parties. Beer Game performance is measured by total network inventory costs ($0.40/case of network inventory) and customer service ($1.00/case/week back order cost). Live Supply Planning Collaboration & Analytics.