Digital supply chain management requires a whole new set of skills. From an omnichannel mindset to enterprise IT use, here’s what defines success of logistics leaders. Editor’s note: This is the final guest post in a three-part series by Kate Began of Polycase. It took some time for the tech revolution to hit the logistics
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of three guest posts by Kate Began of Polycase. The increasing digitization of commerce has revolutionized global supply chains in all kinds of ways. Shipments can now be dispatched with the click of a button, sophisticated algorithms can automatically route truckers around traffic jams, and goods
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of three guest posts by Kate Began of Polycase. The Covid-19 outbreak has changed the global business landscape in ways that would have seemed unbelievable just a few months ago. Businesses have been forced to reevaluate their approach to everything–from sourcing to operations. The manufacturing industry
As other social networks face unprecedented controversy, LinkedIn is still the best professional social media tool. But too many Supply Chain professionals aren’t getting the most from it. This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. Awhile back, following Microsoft’s acquisition of
Amazon has changed the way we do business. Supply chain companies need to get on board with Amazon’s e-commerce strategy or risk losing business. It is no secret that Amazon has dominated the online retail industry. Amazon Prime has shifted consumer expectations so that waiting 5-7 business days for your online order is no longer
New research shows Gen X business leaders are being promoted slower than their millennial and boomer counterparts. This Gen X talent looking to jump ship. This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. Much attention has been given to millennial employees over
Supply Chain Management can boost productivity – and alleviate issues – for companies as they scale. This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. Awhile ago, we blogged about how more Startups are looking to Supply Chain Management to boost their productivity as
LinkedIn a great place for businesses to make relevant LinkedIn users aware of their brand. However, there are common mistakes that companies make on LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a powerful social network to connect with industry professionals, especially for B2B(business to business). People use LinkedIn to connect with coworkers and industry peers, get business advice, and
The global Supply chain provides goods faster and more efficiently than ever before. Here are the top supply chain skills for one of the most important industries: manufacturing. Highlights: Sitting at the intersection of raw materials acquisition and distribution of finished goods, manufacturing is one of the most crucial functions within the global Supply Chain.
Automation can make your social media marketing more efficient and effective, allowing you more time to develop and execute other marketing campaigns. Here are 11 social media marketing mistakes to avoid. Social media automation is quite a controversial marketing topic. The critics cry, “Social media is supposed to be social!” The supporters retort, “It’s all
Soft skills are more important than ever, and emotional intelligence is arguably more important than all the rest. Highlights: Because Supply Chain now touches on every aspect of a business, soft skills have become more important than ever. Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand one’s own emotions as well as the emotions of others.
New research backs up what we already know: the supply chain economy is a hotbed of innovation, and that opens up immense professional opportunities. Highlights: New research assigns some numbers to two facts that every Supply Chain professional knows: the sector is full of opportunity for professionals and it is a hotbed for innovation. Supply Chain industry innovations