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3 Ways to Address the Supply Chain Labor Shortage

supply chain labor shortage

By 2018, supply chain will need to fill 1.4 million new jobs, and this doesn’t even count jobs people will be retiring from. While it’s great to see this kind of growth, there may not be enough bodies to fill these positions. Will this stifle the industry’s innovation and … Read More

The Future of Supply Chain Technology is Here

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We’re moving into the future of technology, forever changing the way we work. Samuel Mueller, CEO and Co-Founder of Scandit, provided his insight on the four technologies that could change the supply chain. Technologies range from those as simple as the App Store to high-… Read More

3 Ways the Value of Procurement Can Be Quantified

Value of Procurement

The value of procurement is often measured by savings and coverage, but procurement professionals may be limiting themselves. GEP explores procurement’s other value propositions in its whitepaper on procurement transformation.

Speed to market, risk management and … Read More

How to Leverage Cloud Technologies in the Supply Chain

Manufacturers face many problems when it comes to collecting data and centralizing the supply chain. Changes in manufacturing such as suppliers becoming globally dispersed and outsourced have become more common. Within the decentralization of manufacturing, there ar… Read More

The Current Status of Rail Carload that Could Affect the Supply Chain

Every year, the freight transportation cycles fluctuate and outlooks on how successful shippers will be change. Luckily, FTR, transportation intelligence experts have created a forecasting model to provide a more accurate outlook on where trucking, rail, and intermod… Read More

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