These 10 podcasts for marketers discuss the latest news and trends in the marketing world relevant to the supply chain and logistics industries. Podcasts have surged in popularity over the past few years. At least 112 million Americans have listened to podcasts, a figure up 11% from last year, with 67 million listening at least
Tracking these logistics metrics can help you identify and tackle issues in your warehouse before they become a problem. This guest post comes to us from Demetra Mallios at Catch-Up Logistics, a full-service provider of ambient and temperature-controlled food-grade distribution and warehousing services. The supply chain plays an integral part in maintaining a well-functioning organization.
This guest post is written by Keychain Logistics. Keychain Logistics is a leading transportation provider enabling businesses to directly engage carriers, track shipments, and monitor its logistics needs online. It’s 2012. Platforms like Uber, Airbnb, and Homejoy are growing rapidly. New customers are signing up via search, paid referrals, and social media. Marketing teams at
Want to have a better-run business? Define clear metrics and use them as a launch pad to move your organization forward. Metrics enable you to operate more effectively and efficiently because they provide you with valuable information on how you can drive improvement and how you can apply resources (people, time, money) to the activities
Hiring the wrong person is a costly mistake not only financially, but also in terms of team morale and productivity. Making the right hire is crucial. Research conducted by the PewResearch Internet Project found that in 2013 73 percent of online adults used a social networking site of some kind. The percentage is even higher for
Because great talent doesn’t look like Waldo, here is how to spot great great supply chain talent. Wouldn’t it be nice if great talent looked like Waldo? If great talent looked like Waldo we could simply look at the pool of candidates and be able to identify them by their telltale red and white striped
According to the 2013 CareerBuilder Candidate Behavior Study, job seekers looking for a position with the manufacturing, transportation, and warehousing industries are using the internet and social media not only to look for jobs, but also to research companies within these industries. Candidates use the internet and social media throughout their job search The CareerBuilder study looked
If the supply chain industry is going to attract new and qualified talent, it needs a face lift. The industry needs to be proactive. It needs to communicate what it is, what is currently happening within the industry, and what is in store for the future. Who is responsible for making change possible? You. Job
Kale is the hippest and trendiest of vegetables. The dark leafy vegetable has received Bon Appetit’s dish of the year award, it was served at the White House Thanksgiving, and it has received ringing endorsements by celebrities and celebrity chefs. Kale also has its own T-shirt, lawsuit, and day. Did I mention the book? 50 Shades
According to R.J. Bowman, author of The Secret Society of Supply Chain Management, demand for supply chain professionals exceeds supply by a ratio of six to one. Looking forward, it appears that demand for supply chain professionals will only increase. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that demand for supply chain talent will increase
Content is king. By creating and distributing valuable and relevant content in a strategic and consistent manner you will be able to create demand for your products and services and will be able to drive profitable customer action. That being said, while content is king, content doesn’t go far (actually it goes nowhere) without distribution.