The Friday Round Up: Supply Chain in the News January 5-9, 2015

January 9, 2015

In The Friday Round Up, we take a curated look back at the biggest insights and buzz about supply chain from the last week that are dominating the conversation in both national current events and global news coverage. Enjoy!

And happy New Year to the Argentus network and supply chain community. We’re all back in the office now and well-rested after the holidays. We look forward to making 2015 a successful and dynamic professional year with you.

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What It Will Take to Recruit and Retain Top Talent in 2015

This Monster post on talent and recruitment identifies top trends for North America the coming year, including big data, flexible work options, and company culture. All will continue to play key roles in the market, and rings true for the supply chain field as well.

 

 

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Supply Chain Visibility: A Missing Link in the Extended Supply Chain

A compelling new project on supply chain visibility from Lora Cecere, in collaboration with Supply Chain Insights and CSCMP. Stay on top of your field with industry content that gives you an edge. Read more at the link.

 

 

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Billabong Taps GT Nexus for Supply Chain Transformation

GT Nexus announced today that global surf brand Billabong, and its family of brands, is positioning its supply chain on the GT Nexus platform to support transformation of its wholesale and retail businesses. 

 

 

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Bridging the Gap: The Role of Retails 3PLs in the Journey to “Shopping Redefined”

Today’s digital consumers are redefining shopping to fit their lifestyles. What role can 3PL logistics play to help retailers implement robust solutions that fulfill all orders from a single view of inventory? Whitepaper with new research and insights from the Port Logistics Group via Supply Chain Brain.

 

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APICS Supply Chain Council Announces 2015 Board of Directors

The APICS Supply Chain Council (APICS SCC), an unbiased non-profit supply chain organization that administers the renowned Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) Framework, has just announced its new Board of Directors for 2015.

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