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Observations | Opinions

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The Supply Chain Talent Shortage: A Millennial POV

The Supply Chain Talent Shortage: A Millennial POV

I’m a millennial who has recently joined the supply chain industry. After reading and hearing about the supply chain talent shortage for the past year, I became interested in finding out what companies are doing to attract young professionals like me. While searching for answers, I saw similar talking points being repeated...

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Think twice before promoting “Top-Performers”

Think twice before promoting “Top-Performers”

Whether it’s implementing a labor management program, continuous improvement program, or running the day-to-day operation, these key individuals on the floor can determine its success or failure. That’s why it’s all the more troubling when I see an extremely common practice taking place - automatically selecting the “top-performers” to attain these important roles.

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Labor Management: You Need to Know...

Labor Management: You Need to Know...

Operations executives deal with all kinds of business challenges today, from synchronizing global networks to applying the latest technology in distribution facilities. From what we hear, the concept of creating, implementing, and sustaining an LM program is the singular issue that garners the most questions and concerns.

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