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.
Supply Chain skills have never been in more demand and the work has never been more interesting. Here’s a look at the best degree for supply chain management. Highlights: Today’s supply chain professionals need to be well-versed in data analysis, presentation skills, negotiation skills, project management skills. Individual career objectives and educational options can help
Our most-viewed leadership posts from this year discuss the characteristics of effective leadership, point out industry trends, and provide resources for leadership growth. Our top leadership posts from 2018 examine what makes a good leader, as well as what makes a bad leader, and the ramifications of each. They also look at some executive thought
Great people don’t always focus on expressing their superpowers at work out of a fear of limiting their scope. Here’s how employers can identify and coach employees to work to their fullest potential. This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. In
In today’s job market, candidates are in such high demand, companies are posting positions with little or no experience requirements. This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. On the Argentus blog, we’ve spent the past few months charting the strong job market and
Bad leadership in procurement has the potential to sink a company’s reputation, making it difficult to hire at all levels below it. This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. Everyone knows that a bad hire can be really costly to a
Our most-viewed leadership posts from this year cover positive and negative leadership characteristics and provide examples of exceptional industry leaders. One of my favorite experiences from 2017 was interviewing Ellen Voie, the CEO of Women In Trucking. A true inspiration, Voie exhibits tangible passion for promoting more gender diversity into the transportation space, but her
Insights from the Procurement 2020 survey This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. it’s no secret that the world of Procurement is changing and fast. With automation, big data and burgeoning AI systems removing more and more of the profession’s “tactical”
Supply chains must accept that they cannot equal the power of Amazon’s supply chain without embracing these new trends. This guest post comes to us from Adam Robinson, marketing manager at Cerasis, a top freight logistics company and truckload freight broker. Amazon’s supply chain continued push deeper into new and existing markets will define additional trends in
As uncertainty pervades following Brexit, experts speculate about the impact a divorced U.K. and E.U. will have on the global supply chain. As the Brexit vote roils markets across the globe, uncertainty looms in the air for many businesses. Even U.S.-based organizations without operations or suppliers in Europe are feeling the “significant economic repercussions” of the U.K.’s
I was recently introduced to a new social network: Procurious. Procurious is a niche social network and online community created for procurement and supply chain professionals. It is a wealth of information, resources, and opportunity. Developed by procurement and supply chain professionals, Procurious offers a wealth of resources and opportunity for those within the industries.