For supply chain managers to become a trusted advisor, talent management is key

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A CPO in the financial services industry also noted that a need to redefine procurement’s role in the enterprise is happening, driven by the recognition that a new type of procurement capability is needed: Prior to our transformation, the ONLY metric by which our performance was measured is how much money we saved for the organization. To move towards this vision, organizations will need to re-think their approach on talent management.

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

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Five Predictions (About Prediction) that Every Procurement Professional Should Consider

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Most spend management looks at historical spending – which is interesting, but doesn’t tell you where the puck is going! Other indicators included data pulled from the Federal Reserve economic database, the Producer Price Index, the Purchasing Managers Index, as well as internal metrics such as the size of the company’s own sales force. As we’ve noted in prior posts, talent is the key to procurement organizations.

Procurement needs to follow in the steps of marketing

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A recent interview I conducted with a former Chief Procurement Officer who has worked for over 25 years in procurement in various industries captures what I believe is the true opportunity that exists for supply management executives. Both marketing and procurement talent pools can learn skills from one another as they develop applications in each of their respective areas.

Logistics Past, Present, and Future

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While reliable service and low prices are still important, these metrics have become prerequisites for commercial success. The job title Strategic Account Manager did not exist in CHR a decade ago. Now these managers play a key role. That argument has now been won, he believes, and there is widespread acceptance that logistics is a critical component of supply chain management. Logistics on the move. The logistics role is changing according to John Wiehoff, CEO of C.

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

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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.

Building Talent: A New Approach

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One of the toughest challenges for the supply chain leader is building and retaining talent. Managing a global supply chain team today is not easy. We find that 59% of companies are experiencing issues in training and retaining mid-management talent. Talent is scarce and a new constraint. So how does a supply chain leader build mid-management talent while driving the tipping point to define and execute next generation supply chain practices?

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Supply Chain Talent: Our Take on Deloitte’s Survey Report (part 1)

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It’s an excerpt from “Supply Chain Talent of the Future,” Deloitte’s report on their third annual supply chain survey. But what I found compelling was how Deloitte identified the leaders in supply chain management. Their approach was quite simple: ask executives to share their companies’ metrics in inventory turnover and percentage of deliveries that are on-time and in-full. Two metrics. How Supply Chain Leaders Excel in Terms of Talent.

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Colgate: A Closer Look at Supply Chain Excellence

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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. I have written a lot about supply chain talent, and I question if it is the true missing link of the supply chain. Do we have a talent crisis? As an organization, we believe in building talent systems and hiring from within. We want to better manage the present and shape the future.

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

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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. I enjoyed Charlotte de Brabandt’s presentation Digitizing the Human Touch: Transforming Talent and Impact of Young Professionals. The Skill Gap: A common underlying theme of the conference was that companies were struggling to find the right talent to build the next generation of supply chain personnel.

Creating an analytics organization for supply chain

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analytics group noted that a lot of what they had done was in constraint management and inventory and demand. In the supply chain area, we are certainly seeing a strong need for analytics in areas like collaborative forecasting, inventory management, production planning, and logistics network design. There is also a huge need for analytics in the area of talent management for supply chain and manufacturing.

Supply Chain Collaboration – The New Way to Drive Value!

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However, sourcing managers with a narrow focus on delivery are missing out one of the greatest advantages of forging collaborative supplier partnerships: an opportunity to drive synergies that are otherwise perceived as impossible within the confines of the business. As a sourcing manager, you may need to go outside your comfort zone to think about new, innovative ways to collaborate for achieving sustainability because Collaboration comes in more than one flavor! Subscribe Here!

2013 Third-Party Logistics Study

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They are tactical rather than strategic, offer insufficient visibility and are limited by metrics, contract terms, and risk mitigation strategies. Shippers and 3PLs largely agree on the top requirements for innovation, including trusting relationships, talent/right people, and operational excellence.

EFT 2016 Global Logistics Report

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As the EFT research report shows, both LSPs and their customers have an accelerating interest in innovation, technology, eCommerce and talent management. It’s important to note that while LSPs see innovation as essential to differentiating their services and avoiding commoditization, “value for money” is the most important metric (35.6%) used by shippers when selecting an LSP. A New Generation of Talent.

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Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

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