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

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

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Robinson , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Why is talent management so important in logistics today? What trends are impacting the way companies approach talent management today? Robinson talent management

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?

Supply chain talent management remains a priority at Lenovo

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I recently interviewed John Zapko at Lenovo, who talked to me about some of the issues Lenovo is facing globally around supply chain talent management. As we drive in this complex world, having that level of talent is really critical for us, and it is clearly the biggest challenge we have. How do you create talent and why is it so important in a complex world? Why is talent so important in procurement as you work these issues?

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. But in today’s ever-changing, complex global landscape, this professional talent has become even more important as a competitive differentiator. Talent management is rightly associated with the HR function, but all disciplines need to be engaged in the charge.

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.

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. But in today’s ever-changing, complex global landscape, professional talent has become even more important as a competitive differentiator. In this blog post, I’ll explore why supply chain talent management should be a top priority for companies—and every practitioner.

Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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. But in today’s ever-changing, complex global landscape, professional talent has become even more important as a competitive differentiator. In this blog post, I’ll explore why supply chain talent management should be a top priority for companies—and every practitioner.

The Three Biggest Challenges of Retaining Supply Chain Talent

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The post The Three Biggest Challenges of Retaining Supply Chain Talent appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Integrated Demand & Supply Planning Managed Analytics integrated demand & supply planning managed services outsourced services Supply Chain Planning talent management talent retention

Hindsight is 20/20: A Look Back at Supply Chain Trends Over the Last Decade

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Blog Feature Freight Market Intelligence Consortium Integrated Demand & Supply Planning Managed Analytics Packaging Optimization Supply Chain Consulting Supply Chain Design Supply Chain Operations Transportation Analytics E-Commerce Ecommerce ERP Omnichannel S&OP Supply Chain Analytics supply chain sustainability supply chain talent Sustainability talent management“Hindsight is 20/20.”

7 Challenges Facing Supply Chain Leaders in 2019

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Developing the Necessary Skills for Successful Demand Planning

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6 Signs the Future of Work is Here!

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How companies reshape the way they engage digital talent will have a huge impact on their ability to innovate. The best talent is not always located where you are. Making it possible for team members to work remotely is the only way to liberate talent across the company.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

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Jason Mathers, Senior Manager, Environmental Defense Fund. Managing Carrier Capacity in an Improving Economy. Both James Welch and Dave Belter (VP of Transportation Management at Ryder) believe that despite the cyclical nature of the industry, a new normal is emerging due to all of the regulatory changes that have occurred or are pending (such as Hours of Service and Electronic Logging Devices), and the growing difficulty in finding and retaining drivers. “We

Supply Chain Risk Management is a Cirque Du Soleil Calibre Act!

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In thinking about the show and its construct I thought about the incredible amount of risk that the performers and producers are managing. These world class performers have astonishing talent but they are also working in an environment designed to eliminate risk and maximize safety. Supply Chain Professionals, although not usually theatrical, also work in an environment in which they are managing a tremendous amount of risk. Supply Chain Risk Management.

Capgemini’s 2012 3PL Study Provides Great Insights

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In their 16 th annual report, Capgemini shares their assessment of the 3PL market, along with special sections on emerging markets, electronics, talent management and strategic assessment. Talent Management. Both shippers and 3PLs are confident with their current leadership teams, but concerned about the future leaders in the talent pipeline. There appears to be a talent shortage looming as logistics companies grow and take on bigger challenges.

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A Call to Action: Make Supply Chain Management a Magnet for Millennials

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A Call to Action: Make Supply Chain Management a Magnet for Millennials. In last week’s blog post I highlighted how there needs to be a cross-functional approach to attracting talented professionals to the company – especially supply chain management, which is facing a talent shortage crisis. How can supply chain management become a profession of choice for these individuals? million qualified individuals if it is to keep pace with the demand for talent.

Looking for a supply chain job? You need to know what people are looking for.

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Software Advice analyzed 200 job listings to find out what it really takes to be a supply chain manager. On average, employers want a supply chain manager with 7 years of experience. 37% of employers wanted a supply chain manager with a professional certification. MBA Supply Chain Programs Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Students Supply Chain Talent Supply Chain Talent Management

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Interview: Get ready for Supply Chain Outlook conference!

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The Supply Chain Management Review, one of the leading practitioner journals in the field of supply chain, is hosting their first ever conference in November at the Rosemount Hilton at O’Hare Airport in Chicago. MBA Supply Chain MBA Supply Chain Programs Strategic Sourcing Supplier Relationship Management Supply Chain Management Supply chain Relationships Supply Chain Students Supply Chain Talent Management

What Recruiters are Looking For in Supply Chain Students….

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This is a guest post from Director Clyde Crider of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, based on an MBA panel he sat in on yesterday at NC State’s Poole College of Management. Emerging Issues in Supply Chain MBA Supply Chain MBA Supply Chain Programs Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Students Supply Chain Talent Supply Chain Talent Management Undergraduate Supply Chain Undergraduate Supply Chain Programs

Are You Prepared For A Supply Chain Talent Crisis?

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The Future of Supply Chain Belongs to Those Who Can Find the Talent! The supply chain talent crisis is a significant problem that will cause widespread disruption in the industry. However, demand for more products, faster and at lower costs is increasing, so supply chain executives need to start thinking about how they can prepare for and respond to the current and forthcoming supply chain talent crisis. Causes of the Supply Chain Talent Crisis. Subscribe Here!

Test-Driving a Career: Factors in Attracting and Retaining Young Talent

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In last week’s post , Ashley Rapp, manager of learning and development at TMC, described how internship opportunities can help logistics companies and the industry address the talent gap and support the career development of participants. We also touch on the importance internships have on talent management in the industry and how organizations can appeal to young professionals and best prepare them for success.

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

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Our program engages our 20 top corporate partners to develop projects across a wide variety of different areas, including market intelligence, logistics, inventory, value stream mapping, cost management, supply management, transportation, performance metrics, and others (see Project Breakdown ,). MBA Supply Chain MBA Supply Chain Programs Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Talent Supply Chain Talent Management

What are the Highest Paid Blockchain Jobs?

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Guest Blog Post Human Resources Talent Management Technology Blockchain jobsSubscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Highest paid Blockchain jobs article and permission to publish here provided by Sophie at mrcrypto.cc.

13 Universities Adopt MicroMasters and Launch 18 New Programs Via edX

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The first MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management (SCM) has seen incredible success. Featured Innovation Talent Mgmt digital classroom MIT CTL MIT MicroMasters revolutionary online platform supply chain education talent managementIn October 2015, MIT launched the MITx MicroMasters credential, which enables online learners to take a semester’s worth of master’s-level courses on the edX platform, then complete a master’s degree in a single full semester on campus.

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NC State’s Poole College of Management JUMPS in the rankings – and we need your support!

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I would encourage anyone familiar with the Poole College of Management, Jenkins MBA, or the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, to participate in the SCM survey of top 20 providers of supply chain talent by selecting their top three (hopefully, one of which will be yours truly, NC State). The survey link is [link] The survey polled 719 supply chain professionals last month and asked: “As a marker of supply chain talent, please select your top three universities.”

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.

How Your Organization Can Help Bridge the Gap in Supply Chain Talent

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In this post, I’ll explore the role of internships in talent management and share some best practices for setting up and managing an effective internship program. It’s important to empower your interns to make decisions in conjunction with their managers. Internships support and enhance the industry’s efforts to tackle the talent gap that threatens its long-term competitiveness. Talent Management Logistics Career Supply Chain Talent

How Your Organization Can Help Bridge the Gap in Supply Chain Talent

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In this post, I’ll explore the role of internships in talent management and share some best practices for setting up and managing an effective internship program. It’s important to empower your interns to make decisions in conjunction with their managers. Internships support and enhance the industry’s efforts to tackle the talent gap that threatens its long-term competitiveness. Talent Management Logistics Career Supply Chain Talent

Review of “Procurement Value Proposition” misses the point…ISO “Mr. Impossible”!

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If we are not up to the task, and can’t bring the best talent into a role that has responsibility for over 50% of an organizations costs (in most modern enterprises), then perhaps the leadership team doesn’t have their priorities in the right place! In my mind, they need to invest in a talent management strategy, beginning by partnering with targeted universities to help shape and develop the people that they need to fulfill these roles.

People Plus Technology: Maximize the Value of Your TMS Investment

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Have you heard about companies investing a lot of money, time, and resources to implement a transportation management system (TMS), only to have to shelve the system later because the ongoing savings or efficiencies weren’t meeting expectations? While the software as a service (SaaS) model is helping reduce the time and effort that goes into implementing these systems, even the most sophisticated TMS technology is ineffective without the right talent behind it.

People Plus Technology: Maximize the Value of Your TMS Investment

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Have you heard about companies investing a lot of money, time, and resources to implement a transportation management system (TMS), only to have to shelve the system later because the ongoing savings or efficiencies weren’t meeting expectations? While the software as a service (SaaS) model is helping reduce the time and effort that goes into implementing these systems, even the most sophisticated TMS technology is ineffective without the right talent behind it.

Real-World Lessons From the Classroom

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How to overcome the shortage of supply talent is a continuing topic of discussion in the industry. Talent Mgmt data models demand forecasting MIT CTL resilience shortage supply chain talent talent managementIncreasing the number of qualified professionals will go some way in solving the problem.

How Your Organization Can Help Bridge the Gap in Supply Chain Talent

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In this first post in a two-part series, I’ll explore the role of internships in talent management and share some best practices for setting up and managing an effective internship program. It’s important to empower your interns to make decisions in conjunction with their managers. Internships support and enhance the industry’s efforts to tackle the talent gap that threatens its long-term competitiveness.

The Digital Supply Chain Will Change Everything… Ask Gary Kasparov!

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A lot of blogs and writers are discussing the role of machines vs. humans and their relationship, especially in the context of supply chain management. These insights suggest that change management is not just option, but truly imperative in a period when so many new technologies are coming on-line. The change management portion of analytics will be a bigger inhibitor than the software and hardware changes.