SCB Magazine - 2018 Annual Resource Guide >> HR & Labor Management


Five Steps to Mentoring Millennials

Five Steps to Mentoring Millennials

The top challenge for Millennials is an unclear career path for upward mobility. Helping Millennials grow in their career is vital for the continued success of the firm and the individual. It fosters communication and learning opportunities for both the mentor and the mentee. -Joe Tillman, Founder...[more]


Labor Forecast: Tough Recruiting with a Chance of Automation

Labor Forecast: Tough Recruiting with a Chance of Automation

An increasing number of companies are struggling to find quality people to fill positions in their warehouse operations. This issue is not limited to a particular region of the country or industries, but is widespread throughout the supply chain world. Forward-thinking leaders are making changes...[more]


Millennials in the Supply Chain

Millennials in the Supply Chain

Millennials have come of age during a time of economic uncertainty. The incoming generation of supply chain professionals is ambitious rather than entitled and willing to improve themselves to reach their goals. The SCM discipline offers an alluring crossroads of appealing compensation, long-term...[more]


Recruiting and Retaining Workers in a Tight Labor Market

Recruiting and Retaining Workers in a Tight Labor Market

One of the disruptive impacts of the rise of e-commerce is a shortage of labor to fill a growing number of warehouse positions needed to keep up with increasing e-commerce volume and customer expectations. Distribution hub markets are oversaturated with new DCs and that's driving greater...[more]


Wanted! Supply Chain Planners

Wanted! Supply Chain Planners

By 2030, the supply chain market labor market is estimated to experience a 20 percent shortage of trained employees. The skill gap is at the intersection of new process evolution based on emerging analytics, the evolution of blockchain, and the use of streaming data for the building of outside-in...[more]