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1. APICS Changes on the Way
As supply chains become more strategic, certifications and other professional designations have gained importance. In recognition, the APICS CPIM certification is undergoing some changes, according to ...
Created on 12 October 2016
2. Career Advice for Supply Chain Folks
If you're a youngster beginning a supply chain career, the sky's the limit. Technology is affecting almost everything and the supply chain has become more strategic.To help you prepare for the career challenges ...
Created on 11 August 2016
3. What Supply Chain Managers Do
We have all heard about the challenge of attracting employees into supply chain roles. Could it be that not enough is known about what comprises these roles?¬†Peter Bolstorff, Bob Trebilcock & Judd Aschenbrand ...
Created on 09 August 2016
4. Supply Chain Managers' Concerns
It's always interesting to hear what the people on top of the supply chain pyramid are thinking. The writers at the Supply Chain Management Review interviewed a number of long term supply chain managers ...
Created on 21 July 2016
5. Designing a Meticulous Supply Chain
We're nearing the end of Jonathan Lofton's series on Supply Chain design, and his latest principle is one of the most important. Supply chains must be thorough down to the last detailaccording to Dieter ...
Created on 21 June 2016
6. What's Affecting Our Sleep
Recent research of supply chain organizations by APICS provides some solid data on several themes we're following. If you're a manager and are sleeping soundly despite their findings, you must be doing ...
Created on 22 March 2016
7. Millennials in the Supply Chain
Talent attraction and management continue to be ongoing challenges for the supply chain. How to make the function interesting to millennials joining the workforce is the subject of a recent article on ...
Created on 07 December 2015
8. The Renegade Shaman
Lora Cecere has been called many flattering things, the 'Supply Chain Shaman' among them. But 'renegade'? That's what Peter Bolstorff from APICS referred to her as in a recent conversation. In review ...
Created on 09 March 2015
9. A Look Back at Procurement
This time of year, most folks are looking ahead and planning for the future. My Purchasing Center's Susan Avery, though, thinks that looking back might provide some context.She compares the state of procurement ...
Created on 03 February 2015
10. Supply Chain Group Merger
A merger between a couple well-known supply chain groups has been announced. We can count on the folks at Spend Matters for a relevant analysis of the news.Although there are many positives, there's also ...
Created on 06 May 2014
11. Reasons for Creating a Risk Framework
Risk is indeed all around us. That's why you need to develop a risk framework to help you identify and address threats. In an APICS article, Abe Eshkenazi discusses a few examples of recent supply chai ...
Created on 19 August 2012