The Evolving Supply Chain Skills of the Workforce

Material Handling and Logistics

Supply chain management is a career that perfectly matches the skill set of the Millennial generation—if they can be persuaded to pursue it. Now they are not only being asked to give that over to the machines, but they have to learn yet more skills. We are hearing from our corporate partners who are looking for talent, that the required skill sets have changed,” says Cheri Speier?Pero, Innovation, creativity and communications are the skills on that next rung.

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!

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Digital Supply Chain Predictions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Digital Supply Chain Road is Full of Potholes, Construction and Accidents! Digital Supply Chain predictions article and permission to publish here provided by Michael Gaughan at land-link.com. Subscribe Here!

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. Image source: Peapod.

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. Image source: Peapod.

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!

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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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Robinson help companies simplify their global supply chains. Skilled employees apply deep knowledge of market conditions and proven processes to solve transportation problems. Integrated technology gathers data from all parts of the supply chain and provides full visibility to orders and costs. From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H.

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?

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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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!

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.

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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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.

Why is Not for Profit Procurement so Different

Claritum

Skills. Skills. Where goals and motivations are concerned, the NfP sector is defined by the greater restrictions placed on changes to their goals: this coming from legislation, funding source restrictions and having to adhere closely to their defined purpose. The NfP also has a greater focus on adding social value to a supply chain. So how do these differences affect procurement and supply. So how do these characteristics affect procurement and supply.

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. When Beer Game participants can only rely on their supply chain skills and expertise, their performance typically results in approximately $1,200-$1,500 in supply chain costs at the end of a 20-week game.

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. When Beer Game participants can only rely on their supply chain skills and expertise, their performance typically results in approximately $1,200-$1,500 in supply chain costs at the end of a 20-week game.