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Reduce Costs: Invest In Talent

By | Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Talent | 2 Comments

In manufacturing-based companies, 70-80% of costs are in the processes of source, make and deliver. Labor is an important input with 50-60% of company employees reporting through supply chain organizations. Is talent a cost or an asset? Most companies say employees are an asset, but treat it as a cost. Today, with companies having a keen-focus on costs, talent development often takes a back seat. In this post I argue…

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Supply Chain Talent: The Missing Link?

By | Supply Chain | 3 Comments

Members of today’s supply chain teams are busy. Business complexity is rising and teams are trying to get to data and align the organization against supply chain objectives. It is not easy. Disparate systems and gaps in supply chain technologies lead the list. Supply chain talent falls midway on most lists. We think that it should be more important. Here I share insights from a recent talent study conducted in…

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