The Friday Round Up: Supply Chain in the News November 3-7, 2014

November 7, 2014

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!

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“30 Under 30” Shines Light on Supply Chain Superstars

ThomasNet.com and the Institute for Supply Management recently teamed up to call attention to the most outstanding millenials in the industry in its first ever “30 Under 30” Rising Supply Chain Stars Recognition Program.

 

 

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Developing a Career in Global Sourcing and Supply Chain Management

Dynamic shifts in world markets have changed the way companies view supply chain. To succeed, future leaders will need to be global leaders that can lead teams and work with partners across different business functions, countries, and cultures.

 

 

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Canada’s Top 100 Employers Make Their Workplaces Exceptional

It’s great to see quite a few of our top clients make the list of Canada’s top 100 employers. This list features stand out companies that are well-known for being some of the best places in the country to work and build a career.

 

 

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Three Ways the Supply Chain Wastes Big Data

Companies like Amazon, Google, and Netflix are good at extracting value from the data they’re able to collect. The lesson from these companies? Their supply chains are a great potential source of new data. Here’s how to capture that value.

 

 

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Papa John’s Demand Driven Supply Chain

Good eats rarely need help in the “demand” department, but Papa John’s has dramatically improved its business model with new supply chain software and voice tech. The proof is in the pizza (and the profits!).

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