[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

Talking Logistics

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

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.

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?

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

Supply Chain View from the Field

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

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

7 Challenges Facing Supply Chain Leaders in 2019

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Developing the Necessary Skills for Successful Demand Planning

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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.

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 management

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

TMC

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.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2018: Real-Time, Innovation, Cognitive, Blockchain, Industry-Academic Partnerships, and Taking a Stand!

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” Real-time data sharing will become more important then ever in driving quality improvements , but will hinge largely on the ability of organizations to build effective data governance strategies to control how data is managed and collected.

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 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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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

TMC

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.

Logistics Past, Present, and Future

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The job title Strategic Account Manager did not exist in CHR a decade ago. Now these managers play a key role. That argument has now been won, he believes, and there is widespread acceptance that logistics is a critical component of supply chain management. Logistics on the move.

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

TMC

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.

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

TMC

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.

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? Talent Management TMS Technology

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? Talent Management TMS Technology

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

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. Talent Management Career Internship Logistics Recruitment Supply Chain Talent

#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

How a Profession Went From Zero to Hero

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Supply chain management (SCM) is no longer the Rodney Dangerfield of corporate functions. The increasing importance of SCM has also brought a major challenge: how to ensure that there is enough talent to meet the profession’s needs today and tomorrow. Linkedin Influencer, Yossi Sheffi.

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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.”

Procurement Leaders Blog Post: Cross-Functional Teaming is Easier Said Then Done

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In particular, management will often say “Oh yeah – we use cross-functional teams.”

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State of Supply Chain Management

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The transformation of retailing into a multi-channel business is one indicator of the changing face of supply chain management. And they will also be accomplished risk managers given the growing number of threats that companies face. New challenges.

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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.

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.