Introduction Logistics hiring has never been simple and easy. 2024 will present many of the usual hurdles to finding enough people to work in this nuanced field. However, a supply chain world under constant stress will also continue to add layers of complexity to the talent landscape. Finding the best person for the job won’t be easy but can help to secure your competitive edge while allowing your company to build capacity. We’re going to help you understand what you need to prioritize as you explore logistics hiring and people development decisions in 2024. The intersection of supply chain [...]
Introduction The year in supply chain has been full of change and disruption. Some of the predicted supply chain trends in 2023 came to fruition and some didn’t. We know that no one has a crystal ball and that prognosticators often fail. We’re going to look at some things that panned out and others that didn’t and what that might mean for 2024. Make no mistake about it: we live in disrupted times. Change management is becoming more of a must have skill set in supply chain, rather than a luxury. Companies and individuals have tried to avoid this [...]
Introduction Hybrid work schedules were once reserved for rare instances of satellite offices or other special circumstances. The Pandemic has disrupted the norms more than initially thought and made these working arrangements more prevalent across industries, including supply chain. Compensation packages in supply chain and other industries reflect these changes and employers are wise to accommodate new demands while candidates should be aware of limitations involved in certain working environments. Employers have been saying that remote working will die for quite some time. But, that doesn't seem to be the case. Prevalence of Hybrid Work Schedules According to a [...]
Introduction Supply Chain transformations fail because of poor planning. That's the most succinct and oversimplified way to put it. Historically in large and small companies, change and transformation were viewed as a periodic event. In many cases, businesses did not place a special focus or dedicate resources to manage the change as a structured event. Instead, they would muscle in and reactively deal with the impacts, issues, and challenges. In a few companies, an effort was made to intentionally deal with the change, invest in resources and skill sets to do it well. For those companies, the chance of [...]
Quiet Bridge Burning could be the next hot trend in the employment market. Talent professionals have been experiencing a sharp rise in candidates who are accepting lucrative job offers, only to back out at the last minute.
Supply Chain Careers podcast hosts, Rodney Apple and Chris Gaffney sit down with Jeff Markey. Jeff shares his supply chain career journey and talks about his passion for working on end-to-end processes and system transformation provided him with a career path he didn't originally envision.