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

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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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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. But in today’s ever-changing, complex global landscape, professional talent has become even more important as a competitive differentiator. Robinson supply chain talent management

Statements Related to the Supply Chain Talent Management Crisis

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recently featured a commentary- Companies See ‘Massive Shift’ in Search for Supply Chain Talent. Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management Supply chain Matters blog supply chain skills gap supply chain skills shortageThe Logistics Report feature of The Wall Street Journal (primary sponsor being UPS, Inc.)

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

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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. Addressing the talent shortage crisis.

Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority

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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. Compelling Reasons to Focus on Talent Management.

Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority

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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. Compelling Reasons to Focus on Talent Management.

Boston Procurement Leaders part 3: Talent Management Challenges

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One of the most interesting panels from the Boston Procurement Leaders conference was focused on Talent Management. We heard from a number of speakers on the subject of how the need for talent is shifting dramatically in the years ahead. He shared with us what is happening in the procurement talent space: “What I was hiring for 10 years ago is very different for what I am hiring for now. The Vendor Management team are starting to sound like banking regulators.

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

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To move towards this vision, organizations will need to re-think their approach on talent management. Some believe that talent management is “too important” to be left to HR managers alone, who may not understand the critical needs of front-line supply chain managers, and the complex situations they are facing. MBA Supply Chain Programs Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Talent Supply Chain Talent Management

Expanding Efforts Addressing Multi-Industry Supply Chain Talent Needs

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In a sidelight blog to our unveiling of 2018 Predictions for Industry Supply Chains, Supply Chain Matters highlights expanding efforts addressing multi-industry supply chain talent needs. Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management Supply chain Matters blog

Establishing Your Vision and Goals for 2018 and Beyond

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Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chain Management Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Performance Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management Supply Chain Transformation Supply chain Matters blog what to expect in 2018As the year 2017 comes to an end, Supply Chain Matters shares some thoughts for resolutions, vision and goal-setting for the upcoming year.

Supply Chain Matters Interview with the CEO of APICS

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In October 2013, APICS rebranded itself to position the organization as the: “professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and […]. This author recently had the opportunity to conduct an interview with Abe Eshkenazi, the CEO of APICS. Many of our reader audience is probably aware of the APICS organization, primarily from the organizations array of local chapter educational and certification programs.

What is the Hottest Job in Supply Chain Tech?

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There is probably little surprise to those of us in the supply chain management and B2B network community as to what is the most in-demand job in our technology focused community. Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management Supply Chain Technology challenges in supply chain talent management original Supply Chain Matters blog Supply chain Matters blog supply_chain_matters talent requirements for supply chain management

Added Reminder: Presentation on Positioning Skills for the Future Needs of Supply Chain Management

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Supply Chain Skills Upcoming Supply Chain Conferences blog commenting on global supply chain management challenges in supply chain talent management independent supply chain industry analyst Bob Ferrari preparing for a career in supply chain management talent management

What to Expect in the Coming Year: Supply Chain Matters 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

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On an annual basis, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group provides a series of supply chain management predictions for the coming year. The Supply Chain Matters blog unveils the first five 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains.

Is Supply Chain Facing a Talent Problem or an Image Problem?

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Supply Chain Matters continues with our efforts to provide varying global-wide perspectives and viewpoints regarding the recognized challenge of supply chain talent retention. Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent ManagementIn order to do so, we from time to time, invite global search firms to provide their perspectives. The following guest posting is contributed by Richard Paisley, Group CEO for global-based […].

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New APICS Supply Chain STEM Educational Outreach Program- Consider Getting Involved

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Within our independent research, annual predictions and Supply Chain Matters blog commentaries, we have identified the ongoing challenge for attracting new talent to the various functional needs that umbrella supply chain management. The need is substantial and extends across all major functions to include procurement, strategy, planning, operations management and dedicated IT support.

Important Reminder for ISM and Thomas 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars Recognition Program

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Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars program Supply chain Matters blogA reminder to Supply Chain Matters readers that nominations from industry procurement organizations for the fourth annual 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars recognition program are due no later than this coming Sunday, December 3.

2018 Prediction Deep Dive- The Supply Chain Talent Perfect Storm Intensifies

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Supply Chain Matters Unveils Ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

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At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast medium, traditionally provide a series of predictions for the coming year. These predictions are provided in the spirit of assisting industry specific and global supply chain cross-functional teams in helping […].

Positioning Individual Skills for the Future Needs of Supply Chain Management

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Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management Upcoming Supply Chain Conferences APICS APICS 2015 annual conference Independent supply chain industry analyst Bob Ferrari's Blog Supply chain Matters blogSupply Chain Matters has returned after our two-week summer break. This author thoroughly enjoyed vacationing in Italy with time to experience the extraordinary sights and culinary delights of Tuscany, Rome and the Naples region.

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Guest Posting: The Internet of Things is Profoundly Reshaping the Supply Chain

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a Program Manager at Rutgers Business School Executive Education. Internet of Things Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management executive education programs in supply chain management independent blog analysis and insights on supply chain management Rutgers Business School Executive Education Supply chain Matters blogThe following Supply Chain Matters guest posting has been contributed by Margaret O’Donnell.

Penn State Launches Online Boot Camp to Address Supply Chain Skill Needs

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As reflected by many of our prior Supply Chain Matters commentaries, there is a talent management crisis across multi-industry supply chain management communities. Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management independent blog analysis and insights on supply chain management online education programs addressing supply chain management Penn State supply chain management training programs Supply chain Matters blog

Supply Chain Matters Coverage of APICS 2015 Conference: Staff Interviews

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APICS is a global professional organization supporting the professional education and certification needs of operations and supply chain management professionals. Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management APICS 2015 annual conference APICS Inc APICS Supply Chain Council independent blog analysis and insights on supply chain management Supply Chain Council Supply chain Matters blog Supply Chain Operations Framework- SCOR

Supply Chain Matters Blog On Summer Pause

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Internet of Things Supply Chain Planning Supply Chain Talent Management Supply Chain Technology Supply chain Matters blogAn alert to readers that the Supply Chain Matters will be taking a summer vacation pause from July 6 through July 23. During our team pause, readers are offered web links to our most frequently read blog updates and commentaries.

Revisiting Supply Chain Matters 2016 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Two

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Job Openings and Hiring in the Eurozone and U.S. Mark All-Time Records

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The predicted supply chain talent perfect storm appears to be prevelant. Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Strategy Supply Chain Talent Management Supply chain Matters blog supply chain talent perfect stormThe U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the number of job openings approached a record 6.3 million at the end of June.

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Revisiting Prior 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Two

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This Part Two posting provides an assessment of our prediction for a supply chain talent perfect storm and the prediction for added product sourcing challenges due to increased anti-trade actions. Supply Chain Matters continues with reviewing and self-scoring each of the 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the beginning of this year.

Global Expansion of the 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars Recognition Program

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In a number of ongoing editorial commentaries Supply Chain Matters has amplified the growing talent gaps that are today impacting multiple industry supply chains. As more baby boomers reach retirement age, supply chain and procurement executives are looking with trepidation at a looming talent gap. The industry needs an influx of fresh faces, especially professionals […].

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Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

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Jason Mathers, Senior Manager, Environmental Defense Fund. Managing Carrier Capacity in an Improving Economy. Talent Management as the Core of a Supply Chain Strategy. But this demand for talent greatly exceeds supply.

Follow-up on Announced Supply Chain Council Merger with APICS

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Make no mistake that this is significant news in supply chain management talent management circles. This commentary is a follow-up to our previous breaking news posting regarding the announcement that supply chain corporate and individual certification organizations Supply Chain Council (SCC) and APICS will unite as one organization. Today, the official announcement was distributed along with additional information and details regarding the proposed merger.

Global Supply Chain Activity Reaching New Highs- Pay Attention to the Caution Signs

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Global Supply Chain Activity Reaching New Highs- Pay Attention to the Caution Signs

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Additive manufacturing Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chain Management Manufacturing Strategies Prescriptive or Predictive Analytics Procurement and Sourcing Product Lifecycle Management Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Strategy Supply Chain Talent Management Supply Chain Technology supply chain management industry analyst advisory Supply chain Matters blog what to expect in 2018 global supply chain management

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Supply Chain Matters Interviews Rising Supply Chain Management Stars

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In a number of prior commentaries Supply Chain Matters has amplified the growing talent gaps that are today impacting multiple industry supply chains. As more baby boomers reach retirement age, supply chain and procurement executives are looking with trepidation at a looming talent gap. The industry needs an influx of fresh faces, especially professionals drawn […].

E-Commerce and Supply Chain Management Skills Driving Retail Industry Talent Needs

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Online Customer Fulfillment Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management online e-commerce trends retail industry skill needs retail industry talent trends Supply chain Matters blogIn the spirit of passing along career tips to our millennial generation readers, we call attention to a recent report of recruiting trends in the fashion retail industry.

What Should Industry and Global Supply Chain Teams Anticipate in 2017

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As we approach the New Year holiday which marks the beginning of 2017, we are heads-down in the preparation of our 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. Supply Chain Matters blog readers should anticipate the full unveiling of our 2017 predictions over the first two weeks in January. We do however want to […].