Five Hidden Skills that Military Veterans Bring to Logistics

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Use your company’s military veterans and their five-hidden skill sets to make your company logistically successful. Central to the eventual Allied victory was not just General Patton, who swung his military units to attack in the opposite direction, but also a little-known logistical unit.

Hiring Our Veterans: How the Trucking Industry Enlists Military Vets for New Careers

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In the search for a steady stream of new drivers, technicians, and office personnel, trucking, transportation and logistics companies are increasingly turning to the latest recruits: military veterans.

Tapping Military Talent: Shoes on the Ground

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain logistics companies view veterans as a crucial pool of potential employees, and consequently they are using a range of methods to recruit and hire former members of the military for their workforces

Trucking Industry Looking to Military Vets to Curb Driver Shortage

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For many veterans, the military is the only career they’ve ever known,” Raley says. For example, some 35 percent of the 150,000 members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association are veterans, yet less than one percent of Americans serve or served in the military.

Military and Manufacturing Outsourcing: Not All Guns and Roses

Inbound Logistics

Military outsourcing is good in concept but often problematic in practice for several reasons discussed in this article. This article will discuss why military outsourcing is currently problematic and explore why the military outsources mission-essential services. A comparison of similar outsourcing incentives associated with both military and manufacturing industrial complexes is discussed, along with some advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing with these sectors.

Supporting Our Veterans

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Leadership and Strategy Memorial Day military veteransMonday May 29th is Memorial Day, a day to remember the fallen. At the same time, one can’t help but. The post Supporting Our Veterans appeared first on The Network Effect.

White Paper: Famous Logistics Quotes

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Check out these excellent websites for additional logistics quotes: s earchquotes.com , military-quotes.com and logisticsworld.com. Free Stuff Quotes About Logistics famous logistics quotes famous military quotes about logistics free logistics download Joe Lynch lessons learned from military logistics Logistics white paper military logistics “The thing about quotes on the internet is you cannot confirm their validity.”

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Smith (FedEx) General George Patton Joe Lynch logistic quotes logistics quotes military logistics quotes Napoleon quotes about military logistics I love a good logistics quote. Please check them out and share your favorite. “You will not find it difficult to prove that battles, campaigns, and even wars have been won or lost primarily because of logistics.” ” – General Dwight D. Eisenhower. “Logistics is the practical art of moving armies.”

Does Canada Need a Chief Logistics Officer?

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Transporter 3: Logistics future.

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This weekend I watched " Transporter 3 " the action movie about an ex-military expert that uses his superior driving skills and an Audi A8 to deliver "packages" for clients in remote areas in record time. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

FMCG: Costs and Supply Chain Excellence

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The supply chain in an active military deployment must be a super-slick Rolls-Royce of an organisation…….not! Well, actually my friend rated the quality of supply chain in the military as ………. Yes, you can probably guess the short but not so sweet military technical term used.

Supply Chain Visibility: Lifting the Fog of Business

Enterra Insights

In his famous book On War, military strategist Carl von Clausewitz wrote, “War is the realm of uncertainty; three quarters … Continued.

Why Russia’s Agricultural Import Ban is more Supply Chain than Economics

Logistics Viewpoints

The EU banned the export of military technology and certain technology used for oil and gas exploration and production in deep water, the […].

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Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

On page 286, it said that Dr. William Muller who was the first public instructor of military science at the University of Gottingen, planned to launch the book named "T he Elements of the Art of War ". Basically, the reporter explained about the conditions of military deployment.

Dedication to Career, Life and Family

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Rebecca’s strong dedication to her job and helping customers comes directly from her military background. Being in the military also formed Rebecca’s passion for exercising and running. SCN: What branch of the military did you serve?

Electronics Counterfeiting Weighs On Defense Budget

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The military requires a lot of material, and counterfeit goods can be a significant roadblock. Electronics Aerospace and Defense

Space: The final logistics and supply chain management frontier

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The space industry was born from military-related needs during and after World War II, and evolved into a commercially beneficial industry for governments and accredited companies all around the world.

Factors Affecting Logistics Within The Aerospace & Defense Industry

Supply Chain Link

Just this past year, military funding for aircraft reduced leading aircraft manufacturers to shift their attention towards commercial aircraft. The aerospace and defense industry makes for a complex and ever-changing supply chain.

Casting Vets Into the Private Sector

Inbound Logistics

Military veterans bring valuable skills and characteristics that make logistics operations stronger

Innovation: Rivals, Challengers, and Defenders

Enterra Insights

military innovations developed during the Cold War, they assume those innovations were the result … Continued. When most people think about U.S. The post Innovation: Rivals, Challengers, and Defenders appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Innovation Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

Apply Yourself to Everything You Do

Supply Chain Nation

Donna joined the military in her 20s after deciding that she wanted to serve her country. She shares with us her experience in the military, and what Veterans Day means to her. SCN: What branch of the military did you serve? SCN: How did your military service shape your life?

Everything You Do Now Paves the Way for the Rest of Your Life

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She shares with us what her experience in the military has done for her, in terms of shaping her career and mindset, and what Veterans Day means to her each year. SCN: What branch of the military did you serve? I joined the military to travel.

The Challenges Surrounding Volkswagen

Supply Chain Matters

There is an expression that is often cited in business and military situations: “We are so, so screwed” That expression likely describes current conversations among the halls and facilities of Volkswagen. The U.S. Justice Department has begun a wide ranging investigation into alleged use of software installed in nearly a half-million diesel powered cars that […].

Top 8 Freight and Trucking Blog Posts of the Year

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Aspiring Military Freight Carriers: Don’t Miss SDDC’s Open Season. This is a chance for transportation professionals who would like to move military freight to kickstart their working relationship with the SDDC.

Supply Chain Cybersecurity: Supply Chain Contractors Need to Improve Cybersecurity Risk

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As technology cements its place in our industrial and personal lives, the security of our networks, as well as our personal and corporate data, has become central to several sectors: Military contractors must abide by guidelines like ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) and others, which help vouchsafe sensitive military data in third-party hands. We all know how important cybersecurity is now that technology powers commerce in such a significant way.

Big changes coming to the supply line, just not where you thought they’d be

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Autonomous shipping is not just a huge deal for commercial shipping companies, it will also make a huge impact in military applications. Autonomous trucks will be able to remove a huge burden from the military commanders, freeing up soldiers to perform more “soldierly” tasks.

First Ever Commercial Resupply Mission to the International Space Station

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5 Trending Transportation Updates: July 2017

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SF Holding, a Chinese delivery company, has obtained a license from the country’s military to use drones to deliver commercial packages. Drone Delivery Approved in China.

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Working Wisdom: quote about strategy

Supply Chain Movement

Born in Corsica on 15 August 1769, Napoleon Bonaparte was a French statesman and military leader who led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon is widely credited with being a great tactician and a military genius of his time, and his strategic techniques have been studied, refined and adopted by subsequent generations. Napoleon Bonaparte once said: “Strategy is the art of making use of time and space.

Amazon to Create More Than 100,000 New U.S. Jobs over the Next 18 Months

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based workforce from 180,000 in 2016 to over 280,000 by mid-2018, and with over 10,000 military veterans already work at Amazon and last year the company pledged to hire and train an additional 25,000 veterans and military spouses over the next five years

Going Beyond the Call of Duty

Inbound Logistics

Logistics companies are going above and beyond to ensure our nation’s heroes find opportunities to transfer their skills from the military to long-term, successful careers

What Does It Mean to be “Strategic” in Supply Chain, Anyway?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

As an entry point, here’s a quote from 19 th -century military theorist Carl von Clausewitz: “Tactics is the art of using troops in battle; strategy is the art of using battles to win the war.”.

Bill Gates: We need a ‘war game’ for the infectious diseases supply chain

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This Week in Logistics News (November 7-11, 2016)

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military, the men and women who have risked and sacrificed so much to protect our homeland and democracy, as we continue to work toward creating a more perfect union. Brexit passed. The Cubs won the World Series. Donald Trump won the presidency. What’s next?

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What Drives My Passion for Supply Chain Management?

Talking Logistics

For me who has spent the last 20 years in the military focused on different types of ROI as they pertain to logistics planning and coordination on the battlefield, there is an excitement in translating the skills and experience from military logistics to corporate America. Last week, I received the following email from a LinkedIn connection: I hope you do not mind me sending a personal message.

Total Disruption: On the Horizon (Part 1)

The Network Effect

The US Air Force had similar problems with its ERP implementation, and in 2012 shut its Expeditionary Combat Support System (ECSS) project, after 10 years and $1 billion dollars in which the Air Force gained “no significant military capability.”

Büyük ?skender’in lojistik yetene?i -Alexander the Great’s talent for logistics

Supply Chain Movement

Alexander the Great is known for having lead the longest, uninterrupted military campaign of all time. Before that time, for centuries, the study of military history was limited to strategy, tactics and the anatomy of battle. Büyük ?skender’in skender’in fetihlerindeki lojistik ustal?k.