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Supply Chain Leaders’ Strategies: How to Survive and Thrive in a COVID-19 World

BY CAROL MILLER, MHI VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS Supply chain disruptions took on a whole new dimension in 2020 with the emergence and worldwide spread of COVID-19. The simultaneous challenges of overseas supplier shutdowns, domestic shelter-in-place mandates, and an unprecedented uptick in demand for the basics initially left the world’s supply chains reeling. Here, nine supply chain leaders ...

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Teaching the Workforce of the Future About Cool Supply Chain Opportunities

Teaching the Workforce of the Future About Cool Supply Chain Opportunities Eleven educators provide insight into communicating the virtually limitless possibilities the supply chain field offers to students at all levels by answering the questions of “why” and “how.” * By Doug Reed * Educators interface with the workforce of the future regularly—recruiting young people to their classrooms and curriculum, ...

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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 and offer real-life experiences. * By Mary Lou Jay * What skills do companies look for when hiring an early-career supply chain professional? Beyond a basic knowledge of the industry, desirable characteristics include technical and analytical abilities, problem-solving experience, good soft ...

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