If you want to recognize a rising star in purchasing/supply chain management, now is the time to act, according to ThomasNet and the Institute for Supply Management, which note that the deadline for their "30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars" Recognition Program is just a month away. All nominations must be submitted online by July 31, 2014.
Finding logistics workers with the right skills is a growing challenge for all companies. One approach that promises to help is a national certification program funded by the Department of Labor and being developed by two universities and nine community colleges.
A new digital presence has recently been created by AWESOME (Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management, and Education), the industry-wide supply chain leadership initiative started in early 2013. The launch of www.awesomeleaders.org is timed to coincide with the second Annual AWESOME Symposium on May 15, 2014, in Chicago.
APICS and Supply Chain Council announced today that the boards of directors of both organizations have approved an agreement under which Supply Chain Council (SCC) will merge with APICS upon ratification by SCC member vote.
Recognized by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals as an emerging supply chain leader, Keiko Arai talks about the supply chain leadership development program she recently completed at Bell Helicopter Textron and why she chose SCM as a career.