The Friday Round Up: Supply Chain in the News March 9-13, 2015

March 13, 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!

Square Peg in a Round HoleFitting Square Pegs in Round Holes

The new March 2015 edition of Talent Management Magazine is out now and Argentus is featured! We contributed to a discussion about how to evaluate the right “fit” or match between employees and companies. See us weigh in on page 32.

 

 

scm in the news 02How Healthy is Your Decision Supply Chain?

Decision supply chains are similar to their physical brethren. There’s a need to retrieve raw material (data), respond to demand fluctuations, distribute insights across an organization, all while seeking to continuously improve the flow of the chain.

 

 

scm in the news 03Recognizing the Procurement Talent of the Future

The traditional role of the procurement professional is changing, and different skill sets are required to manage our current economic landscape. Interview with Gerard Chick, CKO at Optimum Procurement Group, on talent attraction in this new world.

 

 

slavery supply chainTaking Slave Labor Out of the Supply Chain

People think that slavery ended with the demise of the barbaric trans-Atlantic trade 150 years ago, but modern forms still exist. Slavery is in the supply chains of many products we consume—and consumer pressure can help defeat this terrible crime.

 

 

scm in the news 05Five Problems and Solutions for End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility

What challenges are organizations facing? In what areas of the supply chain is transparency particularly important? How should companies approach and implement visibility? Learn more at the link.

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