It’s an exciting time to be involved in the Supply Chain and for Supply Chain jobs. Across every industry, every geography and every country there are advances in Technology, the Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain and more.
But none of this can function without Supply Chain professionals. Your expertise and experience are the backbone of developing the strategies and action plans for making these evolutionary and revolutionary improvements .
The Union Public Service Commission is known as UPSC. Under the auspices of the Union Government, the Union Public Service Commission conducts a competitive examination in India.
Are you aiming to pass the UPSC CSE preliminary examination as a future civil servant? It’s simple to feel overwhelmed by the challenging coursework and fierce competition. But rest assured that we have you covered.
We’ll share our best advice for preparing for the UPSC in this blog article, which will keep you motivated, focused, and moving in the right direction.
I’ve told this story many times, and still get laughs out of it every time I do. One time, as I was having lunch with a relatively new associate, he asked what I did for a living. I told him I was a farmer.
Now after he spit his food out and laughed insatiably for a few minutes, I explained to him what I meant.
Hiring global talent takes a lot of effort and time. It can be a massive headache, and you might be discouraged from hiring the best workers from foreign countries such as Germany, the UK, the Netherlands and Spain, among others.
Everyone knows that the demographics of the Supply Chain industry are changing, and Supply Chain is becoming younger. They have to. Within a few years, demographers estimate that 400,000 baby boomers will be retiring in Canada every year.
Within the Supply Chain industry, the looming – and in fact, already-started – retirement of baby boomers and shifting job responsibilities brought about by technology are creating a talent crisis.
As explained by Brian Barry of Multichannel Merchant, millennials make a growing cross-section of the American labor force. Ignoring this generation is impossible and attracting millennials in the supply chain is an even bigger hurdle.
Since e-commerce has flooded the industry with more orders and stringent delivery expectations, supply chain leaders must think outside the box to attract and retain the next generation.
In fact, millennials will make up more than 75 percent of the workforce by 2025, so it is time for supply chain executives and leaders to enact the changes necessary to guarantee success in both the current and future supply chain.
Freelancing refers to a type of self-employment where you deliver your services to clients on a project basis.
The concept goes as far back as the 1970s when skilled workers had to be sourced from different places to complete large-scale projects. In 2020, around 59 million people in the United States were involved with freelance work, and the number continues to rise today.
Internet connectivity and the availability of various freelancing platforms have also made this work arrangement more popular and accessible.
Modern technologies are now used in all spheres of life. Education is not an exception to the rule. Using eBook learning in the classroom is becoming increasingly popular in many colleges and universities.
But are they the same as traditional paper books? Let’s discover the true benefits of learning with eBooks below.
As we come to the end of our 3rd year here at Supply Chain Game Changer it is time to publish our semi-annual 2019 Top 10 List.
First we want to thank our readers. Our audience and reach continues to expand with Supply Changer now being ranked as one of the Top 20 Supply Chain blogs in the world and one of the Top 15 Procurement blogs in the world. Both are record achievements for us.
Second we want to thank our guest contributors. With dozens of writers and articles we continue to fulfill our vision of sharing expertise and experience from all over the world.
We thank you for your ongoing support and ask you to continue to spread the word about Supply Chain Game Changer. There is truly something of value for everyone no matter what challenge you are facing each and every day.
Here we present our Top 10 list for the second half of 2019. Enjoy!
At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action™” Interview series. This interview is with Bronwen Hann, President at Argentus.
Recruitment is an essential part of every business, and construction companies are no different. Construction is a vital part of the economy, and there is always a high demand for qualified workers in this industry. However, it can be difficult to know where to start if you are recruiting construction workers.
There are so many ways to find employees, and each method has advantages and disadvantages. In this guide, we will discuss the different methods you can use when recruiting construction workers, as well as the pros and cons of each approach. Let’s get started.
Our fundamental objective at Supply Chain Game Changer is to share experiences and expertise and lessons learned. As such we have focussed on curating a wide range of content and resources that will have relevance to anyone at anytime no matter what their needs may be.
We began our Seasoned Leadership in Action™ Interview series in support of our objective to share experiences and expertise. And hearing from Industry leaders in this interview format has proven to be incredibly popular. People want to hear about the experiences of others and lessons learned from those who have been successful in their fields.
With many of these Seasoned Leadership in Action™ Interviews now published we thought it would be valuable to extract excerpts from these interviews along themes, starting with lessons learned.
As such we are presenting our first compilation of excerpts from these interviews which is focussed on Lessons Learned by these leaders throughout their careers.
Enjoy and look for nuggets of wisdom in these lessons learned.
The world of supply chain management is constantly changing, helping companies to become increasingly efficient and profitable across the entire supply chain. Huge Improvements are being implemented about emerging trends in supply chain management in several respects offering opportunities for students.
In other cases, businesses are trying to change in preparation for potential developments and the business environment in general. For example, given the growing need for additional warehouses and other facilities, companies have started to explore real estate investment opportunities to accommodate the supply chain demands. They equip themselves with the real estate basics to invest in properties for logistics and manufacturing use.