Tag: supply chain talent

Reduce Costs: Invest In Talent

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%...

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Three New Insights on Supply Chain Talent

Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Talent

On Tuesday this week I will present the findings from the recent Supply Chain Insights study at the Penn State Forum. As I worked on my...

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Happy Labor Day! Insights on Building Supply Chain Talent

Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Talent • 2 Comments

In the United States, families are packing for Labor Day. The exodus from the cities leads to jammed roads and packed parks. Now a ritual,...

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The Journey for Excellence

Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Insights, Supply Chain Talent

It is finally spring in Philadelphia. Yesterday, as I walked the streets on the way to ballet, I saw flowers for the first time in a year....

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Supply Chain Talent: A Broken Link

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These are the grim facts. Only 9% of companies feel that they manage supply chain talent better than their peers. The issues are growing....

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Talent Trap

Supply Chain • One Comment

The definition of a trap is something designed to catch a person or animal, either figuratively or literally. Nine out of ten companies are...

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