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1. Selling Cloud Based Supply Chain Services To Non-Technical Clients
It's still one of the toughest jobs an IT professional faces. It's not the providing of cloud computing services, but convincing your non-technical clients that it’s safe to take the plunge and migrate  ...
Created on 12 November 2018
2. Supply Chain Advancements Mean New Jobs
The advancement of artificial intelligence and its use in the supply chain is creating a bevy of new jobs, reports Harvard Business Review.   Read the article onHarvard Business Review  ...
Created on 13 August 2018
3. Supply Chain Management Jobs are Now Premium Positions
It’s no secret that the supply chain has become key to enabling commerce and production around the world. But the employees who manage it have been unrecognized and considered as technicians at best. The ...
Created on 22 May 2018
4. Teenage Truckers, Solution to Nation’s Shipping Woes?
... among young people, and there is a distinct shortage of secure, well-paying jobs that don’t require a college degree.” Advanced Training Systems has developed advanced simulation technology and training ...
Created on 07 May 2018
5. Supply Chain and the TCJA Effect on Jobs
The TCJA or Tax Cut Jobs Act of 2017 is in full swing as companies try to first understand its short term and long term implications on their operations and then apply the advantages to their businesses. ...
Created on 12 February 2018
6. Air Freight Growth Spurs Supply Chain Growth
The International Air Trade Association (IATA) indicates that air freight tonnes kilometers grew by 3.6% and that the industry accounts for 67 Billion supply chain jobs. Read the article Supply Chain ...
Created on 06 September 2017
7. Preparing for the Digital Supply Chain
... ch world out there, but the automation it brings doesn't mean all jobs will go away. Check out the story HERE. ...
Created on 06 March 2017
8. Millennials in Supply Chain Roles
The talent shortage in supply chain roles is an ongoing concern to managers. As more millennials join the workforce as older workers retire, there's a lot of conversation about the plusses and minuses ...
Created on 24 February 2017
9. Automation Affected by Labor Shortage?
In another example of how the landscape for jobs is changing, manufacturers who 'near shore' their production as opposed to sending it overseas may face a challenge. Since automation costs have dropped ...
Created on 09 February 2017
10. Supply Chain Jobs of the Future
Attracting, developing, and retaining talent is one of the greatest challenges for supply chain managers. In a recent article in Forbes, Kevin O'Marah takes a longer view, projecting future roles that ...
Created on 19 January 2017
11. DSD and Tracking Data
... jobs done.  ...
Created on 21 September 2016
12. Is AI the Future of Forecasting?
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a breakout technology and some predict it'll eliminate a lot of supply chain jobs. But, you know what? Steve Banker of Logistics Viewpoints ain't buyin' it.Forecasting  ...
Created on 15 September 2016
13. Robots Making Supply Chain Inroads
Robots aren't coming for our jobs, are they? In a recent survey, supply chain professionals see them having a big impact in the very near future, so it may be a good idea to keep working hard!On the Wal ...
Created on 14 April 2016
14. White Collar Jobs in Automation Crosshairs
The use of robots in distribution centers (DCs) is clearly on the rise. Is that the only place we'll see them in the supply chain? Not likely, according to Ritika Shah on the CNBC site.White collar positions ...
Created on 19 January 2016
15. Robots to the DC Rescue
Do you have a lot of 4D jobs (dumb, dirty, dull, dangerous) jobs in your DC? If so, Ben Ames says that advances to the technology have made robots indispensable to those types of tasks.In an article on ...
Created on 05 January 2016
16. Automation and Our Jobs
Let's face it, a lot of us who have worked in ecommerce and procurement have jobs based on automation. However, in our own shops there's often resistance to it from a number of sources.Vinnie Mirchanda ...
Created on 15 December 2015
17. How Much Does an EDI Transaction Cost?
... of EDI is not just transaction cost, it's also value of the customer retention,” says Kathy Mueller, principal with the EDICenter, a resource site for EDI jobs and training.    ...
Created on 23 November 2015
18. Monitoring Supply Chain Activity with Dashboards
... sales and operations jobs into compliance monitoring, which can seem like an endless game of whack-a-mole. Supply chain monitoring is, of course, a critical task. But the obvious tools for enforcing ...
Created on 28 September 2015
19. EDI Modifications and Updates
... be always vigilant in keeping up with subsequent changes requested by purchasers. Both jobs require both wide awareness, to keep track of multiple partnerships, and great attention to detail. These are ...
Created on 08 June 2015
20. Will IoT Take Your Job?
Well, this is certainly good news: The Internet of Things (IoT) won't eat your job! The old saying is "change equals opportunity", and historically automation of processes has been a net benefit for jobs.Al ...
Created on 27 February 2015