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1. Teenage Truckers, Solution to Nation’s Shipping Woes?
... drivers—the U.S. trucking industry will need to hire almost 900,000 new operators over the next decade simply to maintain the current workforce2—has come out against the legislation. Todd Spencer, acting ...
Created on 07 May 2018
2. 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 the ...
Created on 24 February 2017
3. Growth of Mobile Usage in Supply Chains
Mobile technologies have driven a host of major changes to the supply chain on the demand side. They're having a valuable impact on operations as well, from logistics to workforce optimization.Accordin ...
Created on 03 November 2016
4. Summary of MHI Supply Chain Discussions
Dan Gilmore recently chaired an interesting panel at the MHI 2016 conference and provides a great summary of the topics. Workforce, technology, consumers, and infrastructure were discussed by a solid lineup ...
Created on 31 October 2016
5. Attracting Millennials to Supply Chain Roles
Supply chains in this country have a talent gap, as evidenced by the projected need for 1.4 million more workers by 2018. As the millennial generation begins to populate the workforce, it may be helpful ...
Created on 12 August 2016
6. Millennials Drive Faster Adoption
As millennials become more embedded in the supply chain workforce, they're having a significant impact on the technology scene. They've grown up with it, so they are more aware of capabilities and what separat ...
Created on 14 July 2016
7. Keeping Millennials in the Supply Chain
...  what makes this generation different may be the key to building an effective supply chain workforce in the future. On the Spend Matters site, Kaitlyn McAvoy looks at how managers should approach this issue ...
Created on 07 June 2016
8. 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
9. Millennials in Your Workforce
... have positive attributes they can contribute to improve your workforce.Read about it HERE. ...
Created on 26 September 2015
10. HP Becomes The First IT Company To Establish Rules Against Exploiting Foreign Laborers
HP, the world’s largest computer manufacturer, has also become a leader in the fight against exploitative labor practices worldwide. In a November 10, 2014 press release, HP announced it will now require ...
Created on 14 November 2014
11. Slave Labor Plays Prominent Role In Worldwide Supply Chain
... also includes suggestions for tackling cases of modern slavery while creating incentives for suppliers to improve methods for overseeing their workforce. According to Peter Nicholls, the CEO of global ...
Created on 01 October 2014
12. The Supply Chain Needs Workers
Trends discussed in the recent Gartner conference indicate a need for fresh blood in the supply chain workforce. As the supply chain gains in importance, new roles are created and others become more strategic. ...
Created on 10 June 2014
13. The Cloud IS the Way... Really?
...  Workday More Than Doubles Revenue and Becomes a Public Company Cornerstone OnDemand Continues to Execute Well and Extends Reach Into the Small-Business Segment WorkForce Software's Focused Eff ...
Created on 21 May 2014
14. ERP Market Data is Cloudy
Louis Columbus, in a Forbes article, analyzes some data on the ERP market and thinks that the future is right in front of us.Although the overall market is growing relatively slowly, those vendors who ...
Created on 19 May 2014
15. SAP's Direction
SAP's co-CEO Bill McDermott discusses a number of issues, including cloud, innovation, and workforce issues, in a recent Information Week article. SAP is a huge company that is trying to be as nimble a ...
Created on 27 November 2013
16. Revolution In CRM
... nalytics software. Complicating this challenge is the lack of true social media servicing software. Contact center vendors from many disciplines -- including CRM, automatic call distributors, recording,  ...
Created on 08 November 2013
17. EDI Workers Over Age 50 and Biases
...  me, mature, successful leaders want to have a team of skilled workers not matter what their ages. ec-bp: What can you say to employers about hiring an older workforce. To paraphase an old song: "Hir ...
Created on 20 March 2013
18. The Robotic Workforce
Erin Lynch on the Multichannel Merchant site gives us a visual look into how an automated warehouse operates.It's pretty remarkable to see where this is heading. Check it out HERE.
Created on 12 January 2013
19. Ship From Store: The Trend In Order Fulfillment
... ll. It can be difficult for some employees to multi task between their on-floor duties in the retail store, and their new online order fulfillment duties. New workforce management techniques are also im ...
Created on 11 December 2012
20. Required Attire for a Remote Workforce
Ever wonder how your telecommuting colleagues really live? Turns out, many of them actually do work in their pajamas. They also tend to love their work-life balance – to the point where they’d take a pay ...
Created on 09 April 2012