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Mary Long, managing director of The Supply Chain Management Institute at the University of San Diego, explains the benefits of professional organizations to supply chain. She also reveals the synergies between academics and practitioners. [Run Time (Min.): 9:51]
The most serious disruption in supply chain today is the talent gap, says Ken Ackerman, "Senior Janitor" with The K.B. Ackerman Company. He has a message for managers who have failed to address the issue. [Run Time (Min.): 9:36]
The annual North American Supply Chain Executive Summit excels at bringing together like-minded peers who hold similar positions and face similar challenges, says Geoff Micks, Head of Marketing and Research at the event organizer, Executive Platforms. [Run Time (Min.): 6:56]
So-called "active" listening means seeking to understand, and it's crucial for leaders to realize that, says Mark Heinrich, president and COO of PetroGov. [Run Time (Min.): 7:39]
Supply-chain talent is among the biggest challenges that companies face today, says Allan Dow, president of Logility. He discusses the reasons behind the talent gap, and lays out the requirements for today's supply-chain professional. [Run Time (Min.): 8:32]
Not only does the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals educate members on sustainable freight movement, it has its own carbon-reduction initiatives it must follow, says CSCMP President Rick Blasgen. [Run Time (Min.): 6:32]
Digital technology has drastically altered how employees teach, learn and share knowledge. Sarah Sedgman, Kinaxis Chief Knowledge Officer, details the transformation in the workplace. [Run Time (Min.): 11:12]
A top-notch center of excellence is an internal unit that supports and bring best practices to teams in project development, sales and in the field, says Leah McGuire, Director of the Kinaxis Center of Excellence. [Run Time (Min.): 5:20]
When it comes to securing supply-chain talent, the needs of global companies are changing dramatically. Experts discuss the capabilities and training that tomorrow's professionals will have to possess, in order to meet new challenges driven by increasing complexity, heightened customer demands and...
Technology innovations like 3D printers and driverless trucks will transform the supply chain industry over the next few years in ways that can’t yet be foreseen, says Chris Saynor, CEO of eft (formerly eye for transport). Successful conferences provide forums for learning and sharing ideas on such...
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 global strategy and business excellence at Janssen. [Run Time (Min.): 7:38]
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]
Management of the talents of all employees, and not just of company leaders, is not keeping up with that of technology and infrastructure, says Pat McLagan, co-founder of GoalStreams. [Run Time (Min.): 14:34]
Another 1.4 million supply chain jobs will be created by 2018, according to the 2015 MHI Annual Industry Report, says MHI CEO George W. Prest. [Run Time (Min.): 9:08]
Tim Brown, managing director of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute at Georgia Tech, describes how supply chain education has evolved over the past two decades and highlights how the Institute is employing internet and hybrid classes to expand its continuing education program. [Run Time...