COVID-19 has proven that people can be productive away from the office

Thursday, October 21, 2021 · Iqra Arshad
In light of ongoing challenges from the pandemic, employers and employees alike need to question whether a return to the office is a necessity

Finding the Best Route: A Long-Term Strategy for Top Transportation Talent

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 · Jim Monkmeyer, President, Transportation, DHL Supply Chain, North America
The skilled labor and driver shortage is a long-term challenge facing the entire logistics industry. That’s why it’s critical to successfully attract, retain and advance top talent.

How Amazon wins the war for talent

Friday, February 28, 2020 · Bob Trebilcock
Along with building out an unparalleled network, Amazon is investing in associates to win the war for talent.

The State of Distribution Analytics

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 · Joseph Tillman, Mary Holcomb, Rajiv Saxena and Emily Cagen
New research shows that companies are embracing analytic tools, but both talent and tool gaps remain.

Driving supply chain collaboration and teamwork

Monday, November 4, 2019 · Marisa Brown, Senior Principal Research Lead, APQC
Develop your internal communication and structure to support collaboration before expanding your effort to partners

Infographic: How organizations develop procurement talent

Friday, October 11, 2019 · APQC
In the procurement field, there is a gap between the strategic and technological skills professionals need and the ones they currently possess. Closing these gaps through talent management initiatives is a top priority for many organizations.

Redefining Talent For The New World of Work

Friday, July 13, 2018 · Nicholas Horney, George Hallenbeck and Stephen Bateman
In the future world of work, a dizzying mix of robotics, artificial intelligence, freelance workers and full-time employees will all be essential to achieving objectives. To thrive in this new environment, organizations need a portfolio-based talent strategy designed to align…

Filling the Void in the Manufacturing supply chain

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 · Patrick Burnson
The Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte and APICs recently released a study, “Women in Manufacturing: Stepping up to make an impact that matters.” The supply chain implications make this a “must read” for managers.

Procurement Specialists Focus on Talent Retention

Monday, September 26, 2016 · Patrick Burnson
World-class procurement organizations are nearly twice as likely to have talent retention planning in place, and see turnover rates that are more than 50 percent lower than typical companies

Women in Supply Chain

Thursday, September 1, 2016 · Nancy Nix and Dana Stiffler
In today's competitive environment, it only makes sense to advance women into senior leadership roles to fuel supply chain innovation, close the talent gap and improve business performance. Based on the “Women in Supply Chain Survey” from Gartner and AWESOME, progress…

Supply Chain Managers Searching for Talent Should Read This Book

Friday, August 5, 2016 · Andrew Lubin
Best-selling author Sebastian Junger's newest book Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, has been published at a most appropriate time.

Making the Shift

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 · Amydee M. Fawcett and Stanley E. Fawcett
Is your company prepared for a supply chain talent crisis? The talent crisis isn't just about demographics. The crisis is more about mindsets and skills sets.

How They Did it: Walgreens’ Talent Strategy

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 · Dov Shenkman, Chris Johnson and Jason Elliott
Walgreens is transforming its supply chain to meet the new demands of an omni-channel customer. The next challenge: Recruiting the talent to make that transformation complete.

What Does the Future Hold for the Supply Chain Work Force?

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 · Bridget McCrea
What will it take to find, train, and retain talent going forward? Three supply chain experts dust off their crystal balls and discuss the top ways to build the workforce for 2025.

U.S. Cities Capture More Supply Chain Talent

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 · Patrick Burnson
Researchers say that even if companies are using offshore centers, the U.S. is an essential part of almost any service delivery network for American companies



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