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July-August 2017

July-August 2017

A few years ago, a Harvard Business Review cover posed the question: What’s the secret to winning in the global economy? The answer: Talent.
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A few years ago, a Harvard Business Review cover posed the question: What’s the secret to winning in the global economy? The answer: Talent.

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Millennials in the Supply Chain Workforce
New research from SCMR, APICS and APQC reveals a generation that is enthused and engaged in supply chain careers. Read the full...

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Finding and Keeping Talent
Without question, talent—or the lack thereof— was a leading theme at every session of every conference I attended this past year.

4
Outstanding forecasting? Be Careful.
Demand forecasting should be done in-house for effective and efficient integration with planning processes such as S&OP, and also for competitive...

6
Filling the Void in the Manufacturing supply chain
The Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte and APICs recently released a study, “Women in Manufacturing: Stepping up to make an impact that matters.” The...

8
The Customer-Centric Supply Chain
The importance of dissolving the “wall” between the customer and the supply chain.

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The Supply Chain Workforce of the Future
Supply chain executives agree that future supply chain performance will rely to a great extent on talent. A continual focus on improving...

24
Alternative Workforce: People with Disabilities
Outside the standard supply chain labor pool, people with disabilities have already proven themselves, typically raising the performance levels of all around...

30
How They Did It: Google’s Innovative Approach to Supplier Diversity
In 2014, Google launched its own fresh take on supplier diversity, designed to drive economic impact for small businesses and fit Google’s...

37
How to get end-to-end supply chain planning right
Far too many companies invest time and money in their planning capabilities with little to show for the effort. There is a...

43
Strategic supplier relationships benefit procure-to-pay and beyond
Organizations building stronger relationships with a broader group of suppliers have clear advantages

46
Who will lead the “Fourth Industrial Revolution?”
Companies that leverage these emerging technologies will transform their operations and business models. Those that fail to do so risk the future...

48
2017 Top 50 3PLs: Investments and Consolidation Maintain Traction
The trend set over the past few years for mergers and acquisitions has hardly subsided, and a fresh injection of equity investment...

73
Supply Chain Certification: It’s not a “one and done” exercise
Here are six supply chain certification trends to watch in 2017…and beyond.

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