The Friday Round Up: Supply Chain in the News February 23-27, 2015

February 27, 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!

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Companies Waste Billions Every Year By Not Sharing Supplier Information

Global companies are wasting more than $30 billion (£20 billion) a year because they do not share information about suppliers. What a huge figure. Read on to learn more.



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Glassdoor Reveals That Talent Shortage is Hiring Managers’ Biggest Challenge

Results from the Glassdoor Recruiting Outlook Survey with 500+ hiring decision makers reveals that talent shortage is the No. 1 hiring challenge today. If your organization needs assistance in the narrow, high-demand vertical of supply chain, the Argentus team is here to help.


scm in the news 03Drones Still Useful in Supply Chains Despite FAA Regulations

Quite a fascinating look at the streamlining possibilities that drone use offers for supply chains. Drones can be used to address issues like asset monitoring, remote delivery, and shorter delivery times.




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CSCMP Emerging Leader Award

CSCMP‘s Emerging Leader Award recognizes up-and-coming leaders in the supply chain management field for their early and substantive contributions to the industry. Does a young professional on your supply chain team stand out? Nominations are due May 1, 2015.



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How to Retool the Supply Chain for E-Commerce

The rising number of shoppers projected to buy goods outside of brick-and-mortar stores is expected to boost consumer goods and retail sales, especially in emerging economies. But most businesses’ supply chains aren’t set up to function profitably on multiple channels.


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