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?

Editor’s Pick: Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority

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Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Robinson , where she shares five reasons why supply chain professionals at all levels need to be diligent talent managers. Companies have always needed smart, motivated professionals to design, build, and manage their supply chains.

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

Talking Logistics

Robinson , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Why is talent management so important in logistics today? What trends are impacting the way companies approach talent management today? Are the skills and capabilities hiring managers look for today in candidates different than they were in the past? What new challenges — or opportunities — do you see on the horizon related to talent management?

Five Reasons Why Talent Management Should Be a Part of Everyone’s Job

TMC

Five Reasons Why Talent Management Should Be a Part of Everyone’s Job.Connect by C.H. Companies have always needed smart, motivated professionals to design, build, and manage their supply chains. But in today’s ever-changing, complex global landscape, this professional talent has become even more important as a competitive differentiator. Talent management is rightly associated with the HR function, but all disciplines need to be engaged in the charge.

Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority | Transportfolio. Companies have always needed smart, motivated professionals to design, build, and manage their supply chains. But in today’s ever-changing, complex global landscape, professional talent has become even more important as a competitive differentiator. In this blog post, I’ll explore why supply chain talent management should be a top priority for companies—and every practitioner.

Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority | Transportfolio. Companies have always needed smart, motivated professionals to design, build, and manage their supply chains. But in today’s ever-changing, complex global landscape, professional talent has become even more important as a competitive differentiator. In this blog post, I’ll explore why supply chain talent management should be a top priority for companies—and every practitioner.

Capgemini’s 2012 3PL Study Provides Great Insights

The Logistics of Logistics

In their 16 th annual report, Capgemini shares their assessment of the 3PL market, along with special sections on emerging markets, electronics, talent management and strategic assessment. Executives from the electronics field are not confident that 3PLs can adequately solve all the logistics problems they are facing. Talent Management. There appears to be a talent shortage looming as logistics companies grow and take on bigger challenges.

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Logistics Past, Present, and Future

Supply Chain @ MIT

Logistics on the move. The logistics role is changing according to John Wiehoff, CEO of C. The logistics business has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. Robinson (CHR), the world’s largest provider of truckload transportation services, visited MIT CTL recently to give his view of the changing face of logistics. The job title Strategic Account Manager did not exist in CHR a decade ago. Now these managers play a key role.

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

In thinking about the show and its construct I thought about the incredible amount of risk that the performers and producers are managing. These world class performers have astonishing talent but they are also working in an environment designed to eliminate risk and maximize safety. Supply Chain Professionals, although not usually theatrical, also work in an environment in which they are managing a tremendous amount of risk. Supply Chain Risk Management.

How Your Organization Can Help Bridge the Gap in Supply Chain Talent

TMC

Creating a Pipeline of Future Logistics Experts through Internship Programs. Finding qualified young people who are motivated to pursue a career in logistics, and who have the aptitude and mindset to excel in this global profession, is one of the most pressing problems facing logistics today. In this post, I’ll explore the role of internships in talent management and share some best practices for setting up and managing an effective internship program.

How Your Organization Can Help Bridge the Gap in Supply Chain Talent

TMC

Creating a Pipeline of Future Logistics Experts through Internship Programs. Finding qualified young people who are motivated to pursue a career in logistics, and who have the aptitude and mindset to excel in this global profession, is one of the most pressing problems facing logistics today. In this post, I’ll explore the role of internships in talent management and share some best practices for setting up and managing an effective internship program.

Test-Driving a Career: Factors in Attracting and Retaining Young Talent

TMC

In last week’s post , Ashley Rapp, manager of learning and development at TMC, described how internship opportunities can help logistics companies and the industry address the talent gap and support the career development of participants. We also touch on the importance internships have on talent management in the industry and how organizations can appeal to young professionals and best prepare them for success.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2018)

Talking Logistics

Top Talking Logistics Posts in Q2 2018. Start Managing Your Inbound Freight More Effectively Today. Big Data in Logistics. Talent Management in Logistics: Why It’s More Important than Ever. Big Data in Logistics. Reminder: There are many ways to stay connected with Talking Logistics throughout the year — choose all the options that you prefer: Email Newsletter. Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Talking Logistics

How Your Organization Can Help Bridge the Gap in Supply Chain Talent

TMC

Creating a Pipeline of Future Logistics Experts through Internship Programs. Finding qualified young people who are motivated to pursue a career in logistics, and who have the aptitude and mindset to excel in this global profession, is one of the most pressing problems facing logistics today. Academics are only one part of the equation—relevant work experience and an interest in the logistics industry are definite bonuses. Win-Win for Logistics.

#15 in 15 years ….not bad! NC State breaks into the Gartner Supply Chain Program Rankings

Supply Chain View from the Field

Our program engages our 20 top corporate partners to develop projects across a wide variety of different areas, including market intelligence, logistics, inventory, value stream mapping, cost management, supply management, transportation, performance metrics, and others (see Project Breakdown ,). MBA Supply Chain MBA Supply Chain Programs Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Talent Supply Chain Talent Management

This Week in Logistics News (June 11-15, 2018)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Home Depot Sets $1.2 Capstone Logistics acquires LoadDelivered, Logistical Labs (CCJ). The bottom line is that digital supply chain transformation is not enough; companies also have to transform their physical supply chain networks (and their approach to talent management ) to adequately meet the more demanding challenges and opportunities before them.

What are the Highest Paid Blockchain Jobs?

Supply Chain Game Changer

This technology has become a solution to problems faced by various industries like healthcare, logistics, real estate, education, and supply chain. Guest Blog Post Human Resources Talent Management Technology Blockchain jobsSubscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Highest paid Blockchain jobs article and permission to publish here provided by Sophie at mrcrypto.cc.

SCM is smoking hot!….Why students should consider NC State for a supply chain major.

NC State SCRC

An article published in the Wall Street Journal identifies what I have been saying for years now… Supply chain talent is a hot commodity! But organizations also need to work on investing 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. We need to be up to the challenge of creating the “impossibly talented” procurement professionals of the future.

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

NC State SCRC

Continuing my reporting of the Procurement Leaders meeting in Miami, I sat in on a very interesting session that included three professionals from very different walks of life: Captain Harry Thetford – Defense Logistics Agency. In particular, management will often say “Oh yeah – we use cross-functional teams.” And being there upfront from a logistics and procurement perspective becomes key.

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A “Swiss Army Knife” of Supply Chain Talent Requirements: Views from a Former Wolfpack Student

NC State SCRC

Marsh did not have centralized approach to supply chain management. Relationship management, data modeling, problem solving, sourcing analysis, negotiation, data-driven decision-making, metrics development, forecasting, process flow, BOM understanding, MRP/production schedule, Pareto analysis, and information presentations are all key skills that he applies in his CPO role. And we had to coordinate with the general manager at the mill that has connectivity who can get it to him!

Supply Chain News on Highlights from the 22nd Annual Third Party Logistics Study Part 2

Supply Chain Digest

Special Topics Review Includes use of Blockchain, Automation and Digitization, and Talent Management

Dynamic Pricing is Transforming Logistics with Zeke Ziliak

The Logistics of Logistics

Dynamic Pricing is Transforming Logistics with Zeke Ziliak . Zeke Ziliak and Joe Lynch discuss how dynamic pricing is transforming logistics. Zeke Ziliak is the Global Vice President, Transportation & Logistics Industries at PROS. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast.

How a Profession Went From Zero to Hero

Supply Chain @ MIT

Supply chain management (SCM) is no longer the Rodney Dangerfield of corporate functions. As a buffer between companies and their customers, supply chains play a key role in helping enterprises to manage the volatility that has become the “new normal” in the business world. - Risk management. The increasing importance of SCM has also brought a major challenge: how to ensure that there is enough talent to meet the profession’s needs today and tomorrow.

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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. As I explained in my previous post ( How a Profession Went from Zero to Hero ), supply chain management (SCM) has become a critical competitive differentiator in almost every industry. Logistics networks are constantly being reconfigured in line with changing market conditions. New challenges.

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2013 Third-Party Logistics Study

Supply Chain Movement

The success of the third-party logistics industry is evident in the generally high marks given to 3PLs by respondents to a survey as part of the 2013 17th Annual Third Party Logistics Study, which identifies trends and explores how both 3PLs and shippers are using these relationships to improve and enhance their businesses and supply chains. Shippers report spending an average 12% of revenues on logistics, and an average 39% of that figure is spent on outsourced logistics services.

Our 2019 Top 10 List! (Part 2)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Strategic Supply Relationship Management Do’s and Don’ts! Strategic Supplier Relationship Management – Do’s and Don’ts. Manage Procurement Spend Like It’s Your Own Business! Manage Procurement Spend Like It’s Your Own Business! Featuring Our 10 Best Inventory Management Articles! Featuring Our 10 Best Inventory Management Articles! Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

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

Supply Chain Network

Capgemini Consulting, the global strategy and transformation consulting brand of the Capgemini Group, in cooperation with Penn State University, leadership advisory firm, Heidrick & Struggles and global logistics provider, Panalpina, today announced the findings of the 16th Annual Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Study, examining the global market for outsourced logistics. when entering emerging markets are expertise on the latest global trade regulations and managing and.

EFT 2016 Global Logistics Report

Supply Chain Nation

2016 looks to be a year of great opportunity for logistics service providers (LSPs). As the EFT research report shows, both LSPs and their customers have an accelerating interest in innovation, technology, eCommerce and talent management. In addition to the maturation of cutting-edge technologies, major shifts in supply chain verticals create significant opportunity for innovative logistics providers. A New Generation of Talent.

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. Real-Time Data will also be key in managing risk and disruption, given what was a particularly horrific hurricane season this year. This will require re-designing the processes used to manage these sales-procurement relationships.

Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

What are the future dominant research themes in supply chain management? In my new article, Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management , co-authored with Robert Handfield and Christian Durach and published in the Journal of Business Logistics, we make an attempt to answer this important question. This list is led by sustainability and risk management instead. Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management.

Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

What are the future dominant research themes in supply chain management? In my new article, Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management , co-authored with Robert Handfield and Christian Durach and published in the Journal of Business Logistics, we make an attempt to answer this important question. This list is led by sustainability and risk management instead. Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management.

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

Talking Logistics

I love that question, which is from a blog posting by supply chain executive and consultant Tony Martins, who was my guest on Talking Logistics earlier this year; Tony was also a panelist in the Mega Trends Impacting Supply Chains session I moderated at last week’s CSCMP conference. As I discussed earlier this year on Talking Logistics , Supply Chain Operating Networks bring together trading partner connectivity with cloud/SaaS applications.

Highlights from Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Conference 2015

AIMMS

Its agenda included over 60 sessions covering the full spectrum of supply chain—from strategy and planning to distribution and logistics. Logistics’ next frontier. Logistics is the conference’s fastest growing theme. 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. Sabic and Gartner discuss SC talent management.

The State of the Retail Supply Chain

SCM Research

When we talk about supply chain management, we often intuitively take the perspective of the manufacturing industry. However, if the ultimate business objective of supply chain management is to satisfy the final consumer, it becomes clear that we should not forget about the special and major role the retail industry has in achieving this objective and, thus, consider their perspective. Practice Report Retail Supply Chain Management Trend

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Join BVL International at the North American chapter kickoff on August 12, 2013

Supply Chain View from the Field

Logistics complexity – in the form of fragmented channels, increased product variations, and consumer demand for customized solutions – has been increasing, according to a global study published recently by BVL International, a worldwide supply chain and logistics membership organization. In essence, the results indicate that logistics and supply chain management should primarily enable a company to satisfy its customers’ needs. 5. Talent shortfalls.