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Q2 2019, MHI Solutions: Finding Your Supply Chain Superheroes

Q2 2019, MHI Solutions: Finding Your Supply Chain Superheroes

CEO UPDATE: Building a Digital Supply Chain Workforce * By George W. Prest, Chief Executive Officer, MHI  * One issue has been the..

Spread the Word: Supply Chain IS Cool

Spread the Word: Supply Chain IS Cool

Changing the perception of supply chain—and the types of careers within the industry—is essential to successfully attracting and..

Educating Students for Supply Chain Success

Educating Students for Supply Chain Success

U.S. graduate and undergraduate supply chain programs are adapting their curriculums and introducing new programs to meet industry needs..

The Supply Chain Shift Toward Technology

The Supply Chain Shift Toward Technology

Companies exploring ways to combat workforce shortages are finding that technology is impacting their workforce talent strategies. * By..

Outsource or In-House? How, When and Why 3PLs Are Selected

Outsource or In-House? How, When and Why 3PLs Are Selected

Retailers and manufacturers are evaluating the pros and cons of handling tasks in-house versus outsourcing to a third-party logistics..

Background Checks:  What’s Acceptable vs. What’s Considered ‘Murky’

Background Checks: What’s Acceptable vs. What’s Considered ‘Murky’

Businesses are encouraged to be sensitive to privacy rights and issue during background checks, but where is the line? By Fiona..

VR Training Finding Its Niche in Supply Chains

VR Training Finding Its Niche in Supply Chains

Because it provides a safe, yet highly realistic, environment in which to train employees, virtual reality training is increasingly being..

Rules of Engagement: Sustainability and CSR Initiatives Can Be Enticing

Rules of Engagement: Sustainability and CSR Initiatives Can Be Enticing

Corporate sustainability initiatives are becoming increasingly important in recruiting talent, and companies are making ‘green’ or..

Humans + Machines = Exponential Improvements

Humans + Machines = Exponential Improvements

Robotics and other types of advanced technology not only can serve to improve the efficiency and productivity of supply chain operations..

Attracting, Training and Retaining the NextGen Workforce

Attracting, Training and Retaining the NextGen Workforce

Understanding NextGen’s expectations and what motivates them is helpful when brainstorming on ways to attract, train and retain them, and..

INDUSTRY FOCUS: Automotive

INDUSTRY FOCUS: Automotive

Most breakthroughs in the automotive industry impact the material handling side of this industry, but some trends have a more direct..

Bridging the (Generational) Talent Gap

Bridging the (Generational) Talent Gap

The key to ingratiating the current generation is being forthcoming about the current state of your supply chain and helping them..

CTE Program: Hiring and Retention—Why Workplace Culture Is Key

CTE Program: Hiring and Retention—Why Workplace Culture Is Key

Workplace culture expert Eric Chester shares insights in this interview with MHI’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) program..

2019 MHI Innovation Award Finalists

2019 MHI Innovation Award Finalists

MHI released the list of finalists for the 2019 MHI Innovation Award. After receiving 108 submissions for this year’s awards, judges..

ProMat 2019

ProMat 2019

Find your suppy chain wow—ideas, networking, innovation, opportunity, advantages—at ProMat 2019 at the McCormick Place in Chicago,..

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There is no silver bullet to building a workforce that can thrive in this new digital environment. It takes leadership, collaboration, innovative talent sourcing, continuous training and improvement. This issue of MHI Solutions focuses on this important topic from the technologies driving changing skill sets to industry-academia collaboration to how to hire, retain and develop the digital supply chain workforce.

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