How Automatable are Procurement and Supply Chain Jobs?
Last Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to review the H-1B visa program, which brings 85,000 highly skilled foreign workers to the U.S. every year. The executive order was lo…
Top 4 Supply Chain Jobs in the U.S.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, business and financial operations positions were expected to grow 8 percent through 2024. This is a clear indication that manufacturing, wholesaling, and retailing industries are growing and not disappearing. Supply chain management is a growing field because of this. Below is some pertinent information on the top 4 …
10 Job-Changing Supply Chain Trends
Toyota’s Lean revolution in the 1980s, the shift to make-to-order as characterized by Dell in the 2000s, and the growth of Amazon’s virtual retailing model, are among the landmark developments that have transformed the role of supply chain management (SCM) over recent decades. What ground-breaking changes will shape future supply chains Tom Linton, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Flextronics, offered his top ten supply chain trends at…
Top 5 Supply Chain Jobs for 2019
Amazon can make deliveries in under an hour. Walmart is never out of stock of any product for more than 24 hours. This is all thanks to the world of supply chain and logistics, one of the largest job creators in the world. In this $1.3 trillion industry, new opportunities aren’t hard to find. Supply …
7 Supply Chain Lessons from Steve Jobs
Apple Inc is regarded as the best company in the world for its cutting-edge supply chain management practices. What's the secret behind its ...
7 Supply Chain Lessons from Steve Jobs
Apple Inc is regarded as the best company in the world for its cutting-edge supply chain management practices. What's the secret behind its success? This article will explain to you what we can learn from the co-founder of the company.
How Automation Is Changing the Supply Chain
Process robotics automates the supply chain from end to end—enabling in-tandem management of all different sections.
Supply Chain Revolution: How a 3-D Supply Chain Could Create Many New Jobs and Revitalize the...
Extreme risk aversion continues to oppress the economy, and recovery is very slow. Perhaps it is time for a new take on what was wrong in the first plac...
Infographic: How Supply Chain and Logistics Jobs Help Make the Holidays Happen
Let's look at the most important supply chain and logistics positions, their skills and the steps they take to manufacture, plan and fulfill goods for the holidays.
5 Reasons Why Parents Are Perfect for Supply Chain Management Jobs
Learn how you can leverage your parenting skills in supply chain management jobs.
How Strategic Is Your Supply Chain?
Here's how CFOs can contribute to ensuring a strategically sound supply chain operation.
Why Supply Chains Could Unleash The Next Job Wave
While US policymakers and politicians focus on reviving the manufacturing sector, Mercedes Delgado and Karen Mills unearth a source of better jobs hidden in plain sight.
How technology could transform supply chain jobs by 2025
Automation within the supply chain could transform logistics, inventory and supply chain jobs away from rote tasks toward agility-based roles.
What will the fourth industrial revolution mean for retail supply chains and jobs?
Both retailers and suppliers are moving to a new era of intelligent machines designed to eliminate waste in supply chains and update old business models. This effort, called Industry 4.0, was widely discussed at this week’s ProMat conference in Chicago, with several experts arguing that the disruption smart machines will cause to jobs in those supply chains needs to be addressed immediately Markus Lorenz, partner and…
Top 20 Jobs in the U.S. Transportation Industry
U.S. Departments of Transportation, Education, and Labor has released a joint transportation jobs report indicating that transportation industry growth will add 417,000 skilled and semi-skilled job openings from 2012 to 2022.
How consumer trends are shifting the food supply chain
Millennial consumption habits are decreasing time-to-market demands on food manufacturers and pushing a shift in their sourcing strategies
3 Ways to Advance Your Supply Chain Career
The Supply Chain industry has a very promising career outlook. We came up with three ways you can use your experience to move forward in your career.
Logistics and Supply Chain Career Path: A Guide
Is supply chain management a good career? What does a logistics career path look like? Find out in our career guide.
HSBCVoice: How Companies Can Reduce The Perils Of Complex Global Supply Chains
For many companies, building a global supply chain has become essential to surviving in a highly competitive and evolving global marketplace. It also creates a host of new risks. If your company makes snow shovels, relying on partners scattered around the world inevitably raises the odds that some won’t reach stores until the first day of spring.
How Organizations Can Reinvent Procurement
Procurement is at an inflection point, for many leading companies, procurement has been transformed into a linchpin of enterprise strategy, and yet many remain trapped by outdated paradigms and struggle for influence within their companies.