Education & Careers
Get armed with supply chain strategies and automation approaches for a changing business climate with this edition. From exploring scalable automation systems that are within reach for any company to revealing how to safeguard your digital assets, this edition will help propel your organization to more efficient and effective supply chain practices.
Tune into this jam-packed edition covering supply chain lessons learned, predictions, and impactful to-do’s to fast-track your demand responses and transportation strategies. Under pressure? This special Planner Profile edition will help those takin’ care of business with profiles on the logistics leaders that can provide supply chain services, anyway you want it.
Get cold chain logistics down cold with this edition, which explores the latest temp control innovations and food logistics trends. Also packed with insight on improving customer experience and developing your supply chain talent pipeline, this edition gives you actional takeaways for keeping your cool even in challenging times.
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This edition is quick to reveal the expedited transportation strategies that let shippers keep freight on the move even when it seems the whole world is conspiring to slow it down. Helping you save time in a bottleneck, the edition dives into the latest developments in the airfreight sector and rounds up a guide to the expedited solutions providers that can help you deliver…STAT.
Trust our annual 3PL edition to bring you the latest market research on partnerships between shippers and their third-party logistics providers. Listing the Top 100 3PLs that won’t let you fall and featuring partnerships that have prevailed through a difficult year, this edition is packed with surefire strategies and disruption-busting advice. Also featured: the much-awaited reveal of the reader-voted Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards.
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From sustainable supply chain strategies to e-commerce delivery tactics, this edition highlights the inventive and innovative ways companies are optimizing operations. Listing 75 supply chain partners that will boost your eco-friendly initiatives and exploring the supply chain education reset taking place post-pandemic, this issue is evergreen with insights for streamlining your supply chain.
From e-commerce fulfillment strategies that respond to surges and shortfalls to materials handling solutions that can handle the out-of-spec and oversized, this edition gets your warehouse operations in fighting form. Accelerate your supply chain processes with our handy guides to the benefits and leading providers of both yard management systems and transportation management solutions.
From enabling fast fulfillment to supporting product handling flexibility, warehouse robots have transformed from sci-fi fantasy to supply chain powerhouse. This edition reveals how they propel productive, resilient supply chains and also explores the latest pivots in supply chain education programs and maritime logistics.
Turn up the volume on supply chain and customer experience strategies with this inside look at how shippers and their logistics providers rock their customers’ world, even amidst disruption. Also exploring food packaging standouts and career-making maneuvers, this edition packs insight for your CX efforts and supply chain strategizing.
Class is in session! Learn how the country’s top supply chain education programs prepare the next generation of professionals and how notable women in supply chain lead and overcome obstacles. And speaking of unique insight, this issue also delves into the ways shippers form strategic partnerships with their suppliers and glean valuable supply chain takeaways.
From the mind-bending ways technology can help delight customers to the ways food logisticians hit their targets when demand spikes, this edition shines a light on sure-fire supply chain stratagems. Also investigating recruitment techniques that can help shippers get much-needed talent, this edition digs deep.
What does an ideal supply chain education look like? This edition outlines the curriculum that ensures the right skillset, whether you are just starting your career or looking to hire new talent. Learn the crucial supply chain skills that will give you and your team the edge, and consult our handy Logistics and Supply Chain Education Guide to find the education offerings – from undergraduate degrees to on-the-job options –that ensure supply chain success.
Whether you are just beginning your supply chain career or a veteran looking to boost your skillset, you’ll find what you need in this edition. Learn the crucial supply chain skills that will give you the edge, and consult our handy Logistics and Supply Chain Education Guide to find the education offerings that are right for you. This edition also reveals 2018’s most buzzworthy supply chain terms, and dives into how supply chains are fitted for customized products, making it a must-read for supply chain success.
From exploring the ways retailers leverage the last mile to provide the ultimate customer experience to diving into how build-a-bowl restaurants whip supply chain complications, this issue offers timely takeaways. Add a revealing look into how experience-based programs combat the talent gap by nurturing supply chain students, and this edition is a can’t miss. Also: Routing software helps Weatherford Farms put its petals to the medal.
From covering the six essential skills for embarking on a supply chain career to offering a handy guide to supply chain education offerings, this issue earns high marks. With coverage on cargo insurance and a revealing look inside the logistics of subscription box services, this edition gives you the answers.
From revealing how to measure the softer aspects of customer service to providing a New Year supply chain health checklist, this issue is generous with tips. With special features on logistics education and the Panama Canal expansion, this edition is at your service.
From reducing carbon footprints to minimizing transportation routes, greening the supply chain is an essential part of many companies’ strategic plans. This issue shows you how to get lean and green and reduce waste, cut costs, and improve profit margins with sustainable business practices. Also in this issue: 75 green supply chain partners, the top universities for supply chain technology education, chemical logistics, and more.
It’s no longer enough for today’s supply chain professionals to only know logistics or procurement or transportation. They need to grasp all the links in the chain from raw materials through finished product and final delivery. To make that happen, colleges, universities, and associations are working hard to give employers the talent they want. Also in this issue: logistics and supply chain education guide, the oil, gas, and energy supply chain, and more.
As more baby boomers reach retirement age, supply chain executives are looking with trepidation at a looming talent gap, creating great demand for skilled supply chain professionals. Find out how the talent gap affects U.S. manufacturing, and meet some of the industry’s brightest new talent in 30 Under 30: Rising Supply Chain Stars. Also in this issue: celebrating truck drivers, developing a resilient supply chain, forecasting rail trends, leveraging the benefits of big data, tapping into new opportunities for global ports, and more.
Want to stand out from the crowd and take your supply chain career to the next level without pursuing a full academic degree? A certification or certificate program might help you make the cut. Also in this issue: retail returns management, cosmetics logistics, same-day delivery innovations.