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1. Addressing the Supply Chain Skills Gap
(News)
... are specifically doing to address their talent issues.Turns out, you really can't prevent the loss of baby boomer retirees, but you can do things to improve the hiring and training of your people. Rea ...
Created on 16 February 2017
2. APICS Changes on the Way
(News)
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
3. Addressing the Supply Chain Talent Gap
(News)
We've read a lot of articles recently about the impending (some would say it's already here...) talent crisis in the supply chain. There are not only demographics at work with lots of retirements on the ...
Created on 13 August 2016
4. Keeping Millennials in the Supply Chain
(News)
Supply chain managers not only have the challenge of finding, training, and keeping good employees, but they also need to realize they're now commonly dealing with the so-called millennial generation.Recognizin ...
Created on 07 June 2016
5. Finding Supply Chain Talent Still Challenging
(News)
It's tough to find good help out there. In the supply chain world, the increase in the number of universities granting supply chain degrees has improved things a bit, but the complexity of the roles is ...
Created on 09 May 2016
6. Get Excited About Your Project
(News)
There aren't many changes for an organization bigger than implementing an ERP. That's why change management is such a crucial part of any project.According to Aaron Continelli on the Business.com site, ...
Created on 01 March 2016
7. How Much Does an EDI Transaction Cost?
(EDI)
... of EDI is not just transaction cost, it's also value of the customer retention,” says Kathy Mueller, principal with the www.edi-center.com EDICenter, a resource site for EDI jobs and training.    ...
Created on 23 November 2015
8. How's Your Trading Partner Meeting Working Out?
(Management)
... te your plan; Measure the results; and Communicate the measurements to the benefits of your employer, your favored partners, and your own career. Any individual seminar, training session, conferen ...
Created on 26 October 2015
9. How EDI Translates Into Supply Chain Precision
(EDI)
... savings Vendors and suppliers alike can enjoy cost savings when they rely on EDI for their supply chain communications. Sure, there’s the initial cost of purchasing, installing and training to understand ...
Created on 29 June 2015
10. Elevating Supply Chain Talent
(News)
The theme of attracting and managing supply chain talent has been well-traveled over the past year. The consulting firm Deloitte has a take on it, as does Jason Busch on the Spend Matters site.Supply chain ...
Created on 02 June 2015
11. Enjoy Big Gains By Involving Your Smaller Vendors In Your EDI Process
(Retail)
... provider can handle the entire process from ERP integration to vendor set-up and training, leaving the hospital and its staff to concentrate on leveraging their newfound capabilities, reduced workload ...
Created on 18 May 2015
12. Exploring the Supply Chain Talent Gap
(News)
What's it take to excel in a supply chain role now, and how will that change in the future? On the EPS site, Gina Roos provides a summary of recent research on the subject.A key finding: even though the ...
Created on 16 May 2015
13. How Managed EDI Tools Offset Supply Chain Risk And Complexity
(EDI)
... 2) Having VISIBILITY of the supply chain; and (3) finding the right people, provide continuous training and allow them to learn and develop by rotating their roles in the supply chain. Supply chain manag ...
Created on 27 April 2015
14. 3 Ways To Make Onboarding Suppliers Easier
(EDI)
... by starting with a simpler process. Could be Purchase Orders or Accounts Payable. Training must give the users a positive perception of the system. Training should break the usual resistance to “someth ...
Created on 17 April 2015
15. A Supply Chain Career For You?
(News)
On the Supply Chain Insights page, Alison Crawford looks at what it takes for a newbie to succeed in a supply chain role. Her suggestions aren't nebulous- she gets right down to the nitty gritty.Read her ...
Created on 09 April 2015
16. Cloud ERP Change Management
(News)
When your ERP moves to the cloud, one challenge you may not expect could be change management for the troops. Training and adoption won't be the same as for a 'traditional' ERP implementation.On the Clo ...
Created on 28 March 2015
17. Cloud and EDI – The IT “Bonne Chance”
(Integration)
...  needs: a way to increase capacity or add capabilities on the fly without investing in new infrastructure, training new personnel, or licensing new software. Cloud computing encompasses any subscription-base ...
Created on 11 February 2015
18. Life After EDI; Your Skills Recycled
(Management)
Recently I have been seeing what my almost thirty years of EDI experience has prepared me for. Working with a private corporation that operates with an almost virtual national headquarters, I have been ...
Created on 06 February 2015
19. Implementing Supply Chain Analytics
(Technology)
...  you do not understand the calculation. Looks like a user training issue. Things are not as simple as they look. Some ideas to help users: Collecting data shows how the company works. Missing or inaccurat ...
Created on 03 December 2014
20. Are Workarounds Worth It?
(News)
On the LeanBlog.org site, Isaac Mitchell tackles the issue of whether 'workaround' fixes are actually worth the effort, or if getting to real root cause is a better investment. It's a topic that's been ...
Created on 12 November 2014