How to Close the Supply Chain Skills Gap

All Things Supply Chain

Across a number of fields, Industry 4.0 — the mass adoption of advanced technologies like artificial intelligence, cobots and internet of things devices — has rapidly changed the kinds of… General Supply Chain Management supply chain management supply chain skills

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.

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6 Supply Chain Skills Every Manager Needs to Know

All Things Supply Chain

Supply chain is a part of almost every business. Global supply chains consist of several challenges that demand logistics professionals to constantly… General Supply Chain Management supply chain skillsManaging it effectively is not a simple task.

6 Supply Chain Skills Every Manager Needs to Know

All Things Supply Chain

Supply chain is a part of. Supply Chain Management supply chain skillsread more >>.

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!

Can the MicroMasters Model Help Address the Supply Chain Skills Shortage Crisis?

Supply Chain @ MIT

A study commissioned by the World Bank calls for a substantial increase in logistics training at all levels to address a global shortage of logistics skills. One response to the need for more innovative educational models is the MicroMasters Credential in Supply […]. Featured Talent Mgmt critical supply chain skills shortage MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management MIT Center Transportation & Logistics online education Supply chain analytics course

How Predictive Analytics and the Gig Economy Can Bridge the Supply Chain Skills Gap

Supply Chain Brain

The automotive manufacturing supply chain has become almost too massive to manage, leaving manufacturers and suppliers with the challenge of finding qualified workers with the skills to identify and prevent quality risks

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. As more workers reach retirement age, the burden of the supply chain skills gap will undermine the future of supply chain management.

Small Firm Supply Chains in Latin America the Focus of New SCALE Study

Supply Chain @ MIT

One of the main reasons is a lack of supply chain expertise – an issue that has received scant attention from researchers up until now. Featured Strategy developing country supply chains MIT Global SCALE Network Latin America nano-stores reducing small firm failures supply chain skillsWhy is it that most of the micro and small firms that represent 99% of the businesses operating in Latin America survive for less than a year?

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.

Summer Reading Guide 2017

Inbound Logistics

Here’s a list of books that will help keep your logistics and supply chain skills sharp

Summer Reading Guide 2017

Inbound Logistics

Here’s a list of books that will help keep your logistics and supply chain skills sharp

The Digital Supply Chain Transformation

SCM Research

“Accelerating technology and automation are resulting in wholesale transformation of the supply chain profession.” ” This is the key message of EY’s new report, titled Supply Chain: Skills for the Digital Era. Practice Research Digitalization Report Supply Chain Management TrendIt is not long, but definitely a good read.

Rosie the Riveter Becomes Rosie the CEO

APICS

The supply chain skills gap is a real crisis. The good news is that more and more organizations are beginning to tap into a vast, highly skilled talent pool: women There are literally millions of open manufacturing jobs, and this number is only going to escalate as more Boomers retire.

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. Subscribe Here!

A New Decade: Give Science A Chance

Supply Chain Shaman

When I started my business in 2012, I frequently wrote about the future using the moniker of Supply Chain 2020. We had just recovered from a recession, and my goal was to help supply chain leaders create a better supply chain by the end of the decade.

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!

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.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Kinaxis

by Dr. Madhav Durbha Supply chain insights from leading industry experts. Supply chain skills in high demand, digital twins, disruptive technologies, and other takeaways from the 2018 Gartner supply chain conference. I just returned from the highly engaging and inspiring Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Here are some key takeaways from the Gartner supply chain event: 1.

FMCG Meets Top Gear: IKA Store to Shelf Supply Chain: Last 50 Yards

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The next piece of the chain is called the “last 50 yards/metres”; that relatively short distance from back of store warehouse to the shelf. I believe the overriding problem is that while the rest of the chain is largely controlled by skilled supply chain professionals the back of store is not. To be fair some stores are staffed by skilled individuals but the organisation has a sales mentality rather than a supply chain focus.

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 5 Minute Job Interview Success Tips!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Supply Chain Hiring Environment. Supply Chain is an area in high, and ever increasing demand. Whether you are in Logistics, Distribution, Transportation, Procurement, Purchasing, Planning, Warehousing, Management, and more your skills will become harder and harder for employers to find. appeared first on Supply Chain Game Changer™. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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!

Switching to SaaS-Based Planning Solutions Yields a 524% Return on Investment for Blue Yonder Customers

BlueYonder

Today’s supply chains are facing a new era of uncertainty with global disruption, channel complexity, trade concerns, and supply chain skill shortages. Luminate Supply Chain

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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.

Attracting Talent To Your Supply Chain

Elementum

In a market where consumers are demanding instant gratification from brands, the importance of supply chain to a business’s success has never been greater. With the “first generation” of supply chain experts preparing to retire, businesses will need to invest in new talent to fill roles across logistics, operations, planning, procurement, and more. What should the supply chain industry be doing to encourage the best talent?

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?

How to Attract the Best Talent to Your Supply Chain

Elementum

In a market where consumers are demanding instant gratification from brands, the importance of supply chain to a business’s success has never been greater. However, a shortage of certified supply chain professionals remains a problem for the industry. With the “first generation” of supply chain professionals preparing to retire, businesses will need to invest in new talent to fill roles across logistics, operations, planning, procurement, and more.

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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Talent-Driven Changes in the Managed Services Market

TMC

There have been many studies of the scarcity of talent faced by the supply chain management profession. i] Only 45% of supply chain and 40% of procurement executives were extremely or very confident that their supply chain organizations have the competencies they need today. Also, these shippers often need specific types of consultancy to help them in areas such as automation, aligning with their carrier bases, and improving supply chain visibility.

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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