The Monday Review: Supply Chain Stories from May 4-8, 2015

May 11, 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!

talent gapA Supply Chain Generation Gap?

Is there a gap between the older and younger generations in the supply chain profession? You bet there is, and thank goodness for that. Here’s why.

 

 

 

 

star warsSupply Chain Lessons From Star Wars

May the fourth be with you! It’s Star Wars Day, so why not enjoy a little fun with your work? A few lessons on supply chain from the Star Wars movie empire about how to handle the manufacturing challenges of forecasting demand. Great read.

 

 

 

business trainingStrategic Supply Chain Managers Are Not Born, They Are Trained

80% employers surveyed by SCMA believe it is important that their organization think more strategically about supply chain management as a profession contributing to corporate efficiencies and competitiveness.

 

 

 

guacamoleDogs and Drones Deployed in Battle to Save the Guacamole

We take guacamole seriously every day, but especially on Cinco de Mayo. Learn about what leaders in the US agricultural supply chain are doing in Florida now to protect the (delicious) avocado’s important economic impact.

 

 

 

lenovoLenovo: Global Culture & Supply Chain Excellence with Mike Jones

Check out this Supply Chain Insights podcast where Lora Cecere speaks with the VP of Global Logistics at Lenovo about global culture and supply chain excellence, particularly in the tech industry. Lots to learn!

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