The Monday Review: Supply Chain Stories from May 11-15, 2015

May 18, 2015

In the Monday Review, 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!

scm in the news 022015 Technology Roundtable: Visibility Yields Accuracy

Skills development is top-of-mind for most procurement leaders in 2015. The wish list? More data analytical skills, category expertise, innovation, and negotiation skills. As a specialty recruiter in procurement & supply chain, we can help you close that gap.

 

 

alibaba logoAlibaba Show Potential for the Digital Supply Chain

Alibaba is a prime example of how once companies are digitally connected, the opportunities for all participants of the supply chain are massive.

 

 

 

scm in the news 04MBA Programs in Supply Chain Management Deliver Talent Solutions

This is great news, and we hope there’s some crossover influence for the supply chain market north of the border too! We’re ready to see more post-secondary educational options for careers in Canada—all the more important with a talent & skills gap to bridge.

 

 

tech imgWorldwide Supply Chain & Procurement Software Market Up 10.8% in 2014

According to Gartner, supply chain management (SCM) and procurement apps have outpaced most software markets at $9.9B last year thanks to sustained application demand, with more businesses emphasizing smooth SCM to drive growth.

 

 

scm in the news 05The Changing Role of the Supply Chain Director

Managing the supply chain is now a more crucial business function than ever before, but is your business making the most of its potential? Supply chain directors are crucial to delivering consumers a truly multichannel experience. Are they recognized for the strategic importance they bring to the business?

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