There is no question that supply chain is a male dominated industry but only successful companies know that women and their exceptional skills provide major benefits to these firms.
Women are capable of doing more than what some people may think. There is an increase in demand for supply chain and logistics talent and […]
Companies are eager to provide excellent service to their customers and it seems that supply chain automation is the answer. Some companies like Tesla Motors have decided that people are no longer necessary in the production line. To put it differently, they do not wish to “drop their production to people speed”
DHL has piloted vision picking to drive the next wave of supply chain innovation that simplifies operations. With the “Vision Picking Programme”, this company utilizes advanced smart glasses to determine what needs to go where in a trolley. As a result, error rates will get reduced enabling a faster and more accurate order picking. The long term […]
Nike, which is the world’s leading designer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel and accessories,has become the game changer of the sport industry. This brand has been successful because they have stayed true to their mission by “continually creating quality products for athletes with a focus on making them better”. They also have spent a […]
The retail shopping landscape is changing and Macy’s is now facing a wave of store closures (1oo stores). Sears, Kohl’s and Ralph Lauren are some of the many companies who are trying to compete online retailers.
After six quarters of dropping sales, Macy’s Inc. is attempting to explore new ways to save money by joining potential […]
Digital Freight Matching, also known as DFM, has been used by most companies as a digital platform to match shippers with carriers that are capable of manipulating certain cargo freight. In the latest articled released by Material Handling and Logistics News, they explain how Uber-like technology works for freight and where it falls short. While increasingly […]
Writing in Inbound Logistics and referencing a pair of McKinsey studies, Sandra Beckwith notes increasing emphasis on Sustainability by CEOs. She then goes on to discuss a range of supply chain sustainability initiatives including packaging (waste) reduction, carbon emissions cuts via transportation efficiencies, solar power and storm water runoff. The article concludes with 5 steps […]
Wills Moore from Korn Ferry writes about the shortage of talent needed to fuel continued growth in e-commerce. He notes in particular a competency known as “Learning Agility” – the ability to draw on previous experience and successfully apply it to new situations / challenges. As the pace of change marches inexorably faster, […]
We are very pleased to announce that SVCC Administrative Assistant Riti Patel was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to pursue graduate studies and work in Mexico City, Mexico. As information, the Fulbright program is offered through the Department of State and offers merit-based grants for international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists and […]
The July/August issue of Supply Chain Management Review is designated the “Talent Issue” and contains a number of articles related to attracting, retaining, and developing talent. As a supplement to the print issue, they run a number of shorter, related articles on-line. Harry Haney from the Supply & Value Chain Center at Loyola University Chicago […]