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Keeping Up on Technology Changes Is Vitally Important, But How Can You Do That?
Whether you're a newly minted MBA or an experienced leader, you're always honing your skills and navigating change. And technology is one discipline in which you really can't... »

Shortage of Truck Drivers Becoming Significant Problem
For the past 15 years, America's trucking industry has periodically dealt with a shortage of truck drivers, but in 2016 this issue has ballooned into a full-blown problem... »

Worker Skills Gap Widens as Manufacturing Grows Smarter
As manufacturing gets smarter with Industry 4.0 and the ever-expanding Industrial Internet of Things, the workforce skills needed to deploy new technology are falling behind.

Videos
eft CEO Highlights Hot Topics for Supply Chain Managers
Technology innovations like 3D printers and driverless trucks will transform the supply chain industry over the next few years in ways that canít yet be foreseen, says Chris... »

Building Business Process Improvement Capability in the Supply Chain Building Business Process Improvement Capability in the Supply Chain
Evolving from Lean, TQM and Six Sigma, business excellence seeks to drive value throughout the supply chain, not just in operations, says Linda C. Bryant, vice president of... »

The WERC Warehouse Certification Program
Warehouse operators who have been certified by WERC have found the return on investment well worthwhile, says Steven R. Murray, lead auditor, WERC. [Run Time (Min.): 9:58]

Podcasts
The Dark Side of 'The Sharing Economy' The Dark Side of 'The Sharing Economy'
The "sharing economy" is supposed to empower workers and usher in a new era of job satisfaction. Can it deliver?

Are You Training Your Employees Properly? Are You Training Your Employees Properly?
There's a good chance that your corporate training program isn't up to snuff.

Unleashing Your 'Inner Company': Keys to a Successful Start-up Unleashing Your 'Inner Company': Keys to a Successful Start-up
Starting up a business requires brains, heart and money - but in the case of the last, not as soon as you might think.

  News
Plus Location Systems Teams With Auburn University RFID Lab
Plus Location Systems, a provider of real-time location tracking and decision-support systems, is partnering with the Auburn University RFID (Radio Frequency Identification)... »

Many Don't Know Logistics Industry Has 'Help Wanted' Sign on Display Many Don't Know Logistics Industry Has 'Help Wanted' Sign on Display
The logistics industry has a recruiting problem. It's huge, making up 8.5 percent of GDP, and growing fast. But to most job seekers, it's misunderstood - or invisible. How... »

APICS Debuts Toolkit for Supporting Women in Manufacturing
APICS, the professional association for supply-chain management, has created a new toolkit to support women in manufacturing.

White Papers
Integrated Planning and Control
Many companies suffer needless erosion of operational and financial performance from neglecting to build organizational competency in Integrated Planning and Control, the... »

How Good Is Your Sales and Operations Planning/Integrated Business Planning Process?
Oliver Wight's new white paper, How Good Is Your Sales and Operations Planning/Integrated Business Planning Process?, by James Correll and George Palmatier,... »

Walking Your Way to Warehouse Efficiency
It may only take a one-hour commitment each day before you begin to see the results of improved warehouse efficiency. In this white paper, Eric Hepburn, VP of Distribution... »

Editors' Blog
Solutions to Bridging the Supply-Chain Talent Gap
All the uncertainty surrounding global trade and the economy doesn't appear to have put a dent in the market for supply-chain talent.

Teaching Schoolkids About the Supply Chain
When she entered college 20 years ago, Cheryl Dalsin didn't have a clue as to what supply-chain management was all about. It's likely that she had never heard the term. Now,... »

From the S.F. Roundtable, Another Peek Into the Future
The future of supply-chain management doesn't rest within a crystal ball or psychic's parlor. It can be found each fall, at a dinner and panel hosted by the San Francisco... »

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