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11 core competencies critical for today’s supply chain planners

Monday, July 8, 2024 · Dan Pellathy
There are 11 core competencies that provide an overview of what’s needed to measure supply chain planners’ effectiveness and develop tomorrow’s planning leaders.

Supply Chain’s Top Trends for 2024 Require Talent Investment for Success

Tuesday, December 26, 2023 · Brian Straight
As we head into 2024, top 10 supply chain lists feature the usual suspects: technology, visibility, AI. But a focus on talent is needed to ensure the investments in these more high-profile areas provide value.

ASCM launches new technology certificate

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 · Brian Straight
A new Supply Chain Technology Certificate from the Association for Supply Chain Management is designed to give professionals an understanding of the role emerging technologies play in supply chain performance.

Kearney unites research efforts under Supply Chain Institute

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 · Brian Straight
Kearney has united its supply chain research under a single umbrella, enabling quicker access to data and new research opportunities.

MITx MicroMasters Program offers webinar on supply chain’s critical role in business

Monday, March 27, 2023 · SCMR Staff
MITx MicroMasters Program in Supply Chain Management is offering a webinar for those looking to upskill or learn more about how the supply chain now affects all business and operational decisions.

The Coca-Cola Company pledges $1 million to put more Georgia commercial truck drivers on the road

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 · SCMR Staff
Donation to the Technical College System of Georgia Foundation to benefit the Commercial Truck Driving Program.

Supply Chain Law of the Minimum

Monday, July 12, 2021 · Michael Gravier
For years, I’ve been shocked at how little companies invest in training and talent development, preferring to hire new workers who already have skills and experience.

The Sidelines Are the Frontlines

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 · Michael Gravier
If the lack of ethical, human-centered engagement with people is a problem with such widespread societal building blocks as police departments, the military, and corporate America, it is a societal problem.

MIT’s First MicroMasters Learners Earn Credentials

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 · David L. Chandler
Given that the MicroMasters' testing process and course standards are designed to be as demanding as those of on-campus MIT classes, the MicroMasters credential itself is also expected to provide those who earn it with opportunities for career advancement.

APICS Addresses SCM Talent Gap With Expanded Supply Chain Stem Program

Monday, June 19, 2017 · Patrick Burnson
In an effort to further promote the advantages of a career in supply chain management, APICs has boldly announced the launch of a new expanded Supply Chain STEM Educational Outreach Program aimed at K-12 students.

MIT Master’s Program in Supply Chain Management Ranked No. 1 in the World

Monday, May 8, 2017 · SCMR Staff
The MIT master's program in supply chain management has been ranked as the world's No. 1 graduate business program in supply chain and logistics by Eduniversal, the Paris-based global rating agency for higher education.

New Research Reveals Value of “Trust” in The Supply Chain

Monday, May 8, 2017 · Patrick Burnson
Mutual trust does not appear on the ledger sheets of buyers and suppliers, but researchers suggest that levels of trust between companies may be an important influence on how they operate and perform.

Study Identifies Best Approaches to Survive Supply Chain Complexity

Monday, March 20, 2017 · Patrick Burnson
APICS, and Michigan State University (MSU), recently announced findings from their latest report, “Managing the Complexity Paradigm.”

Lack of Supply Chain Talent—or Lack of Talent Management?

Monday, March 13, 2017 · Michael Gravier
Young people who go into supply chain and manufacturing jobs complain that employers demand creativity during the hiring process, yet have no tolerance for new ideas in the workplace.

MIT Global SCALE Network Launches Three-Continent Graduate Program in Supply Chain

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 · SCMR Staff
The MIT Global SCALE (Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence) Network has launched the MIT-Zaragoza-Ningbo Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, or 3C Master's Program, that gives students a unique opportunity to complete their studies in…



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