Supply Chain Talent Management: Cultivating a Critical Resource

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As trucking faces an industry-wide driver shortage, and talent across […]. Supply Chain Supply Chain TalentThe supply chain is getting full, but the workforce to staff it is growing lean.

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

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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

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. Compelling Reasons to Focus on 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.)

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 […].

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 […].

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.

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.

Significant Announcement Between APICS and JD.com in Supply Chain Management Skills Development

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This week, supply chain management professional association APICS and China’s E-commerce company JD.com announced a strategic agreement to establish nationwide standards for the Omni-channel supply chain capability within China and to advance supply chain performance of the e-commerce industry in the region.

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.

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

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What are Specific Skill Needs and Gaps in Supply Chain Management?

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There is little question that supply chain talent development and retention has become a top of mind multi-industry challenge. Supply chain leaders express frustration in their efforts to find talent with correct skills. Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management Upcoming Appearances shortage of skilled supply chain management professionals skills required in supply chain management Supply chain Matters blog

Articulating Supply Chain Needs in the Language of the C-Suite

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Prescriptive or Predictive Analytics Procurement and Sourcing Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Strategy Supply Chain Talent Management Supply Chain Technology Supply Chain Transformation communicating in C-Suite language Oracle supply chain management capabilities Supply chain Matters blog

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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

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.

Supply Chain Matters Impressions of QAD Explore- Part Three

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Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management Supply Chain Technology #QADExplore Independent supply chain industry analyst Bob Ferrari's Blog QAD ERP QAD Inc speakers addressing supply chain management challenges Supply chain Matters blog supply chain skills management supply chain skills shortageLast week, this industry analyst attended and spoke at mid-market focused ERP provider’s QAD Explore 2016 conference.

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

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.

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.

Leadership in the Supply Chain Industry Starts with Business Acumen

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The following is a Supply Chain Matters guest posting by Jim Barnes, Services Managing Director for the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Business Acumen training program. Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management Institute for Supply Management ISM ISM 2016 Conference Jim Barnes Supply chain Matters blog

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 […].

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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Ugliness of Big Food and CPG Industry Supply Chains Far More Visible and Apparent

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Consumer Goods Focused Supply Chain Food and Beverage supply chain Product Lifecycle Management Supply Chain Strategy Supply Chain Talent Management Heinz Kraft merger impacts for supply chain management Heinz supply chain HJ Heinz supply chain Kraft Foods supply chain supply chain management challenges in consumer product goods Supply chain Matters blog

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Deep Dive on 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Prediction Three: A Supply Chain Talent Perfect Storm

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Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chain Management Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management Supply Chain Technology 2017 predictions for industry and global supply chains independent supply chain management industry analyst Bob Ferrari's blog skills shortages in supply chain management supply chain management industry analyst advisory services 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.

Top Ten Most Read 2015 Supply Chain Matters Content

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Automotive Supply Chain Oracle Predictive Analytics SAP Supply Chain Business Intelligence Supply Chain Business Process Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management Supply Chain Technology Transportation and Logistics about Supply Chain Matters blog APICS 2015 annual conference APICS Inc Bristlecone Inc.

Supply Chain Matters Interview with the CEO of ISM

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This executive editor conducted a recent interview with Tom Derry, CEO of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). Our interview was in conjunction with next week’s ISM 2015 Conference, which this year celebrates the 100th year anniversary of the organization. That is quite a noteworthy achievement offering a time to reflect on the past […].

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

Supply Chain Matters Shares Highlights of the APICS 2015 Conference: Jack Welch Keynote

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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 Supply Chain Transformation APICS APICS 2015 annual conference APICS Supply Chain Council careers in supply chain management Jack Welch Supply chain Matters blogThis week, this author attended and spoke at the APICS 2015 conference.

Positioning Skills for the Future Needs of Supply Chain Management

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As we, via Supply Chain Matters, and many others have noted, there is no question that supply chain talent development and retention has become a top of mind multi-industry challenge. Supply chain leaders express frustration in their efforts to find talent with correct skills. Such skills include embracing the flood of new technologies making their […].

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.

Supply Chain Matters 2016 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

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These predictions are provided in the spirit of assisting industry supply chain teams in setting management objectives for the year ahead as […]. Once a year, just before the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with Supply Chain Matters provide a series of predictions for the coming year.

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.

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 […].

Another Evidence Point on the White Hot Demand for Senior Supply Chain Executives

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Search on the term: ‘talent management’ in our Categories section in the right-hand panel). While such demand for supply chain talent extends across multiple industry settings, the needs for highly experienced supply chain leadership within the pharmaceutical and medical device sector are especially growing. The appointment is described as a new strategic talent initiative for this executive search firm.

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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Major Demands Emerge for Global Supply Managers

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In a published article appearing on Industry Week, Tom Derry, CEO of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) addressed three of these challenges. Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Talent Management Upcoming Supply Chain Conferences Institute for Supply Management Institute of Supply Management programs ISM 2016 Conference Supply chain Matters blogToday more than ever, there are new challenges impacting procurement executives and their respective teams.

Breaking News: Supply Chain Council to Merge with APICS

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That announcement is that two premiere professional membership organizations focused on supply chain management are about to come together. Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management APICS merger of Supply Chain Council with APICS professional organizations in supply chain management supply chain and B2B industry analyst Bob Ferrari Supply Chain Council supply chain management certification programs Supply chain Matters blog supply_chain_matters

Millennials: The Workers of Today, the Supply Chain Leaders of Tomorrow

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While surfing all of our various Web alerts this week, we came across a rather insightful commentary penned by Dana Theus, titled: 3 Ways Managing Millennials Will Make You Better. We believe that the three management actions outlined in this commentary could certainly be helpful to current supply chain leaders. The three management actions outlined are: Millennials require us to be vision-driven.