Broaden access to supply chains education and training

Roger OakdenGlobal Logistics, Logistics Management, Logistics Planning, Procurement, Supply Chains & Supply NetworksLeave a Comment

New hires for supply chain jobs

Demand for supply chain programs. Change in supply chains and the three main disciplines of Procurement, Operations Planning and Logistics will occur to an extent and at a speed that is not known. But, as noted in the previous blog, taking advantage of the changes by organisations will require an increasing professionalism of expertise in the disciplines. Being the height … Read More

Change and challenge of Globalisation and Supply Chains

Roger OakdenGlobal Logistics, Logistics Management, Logistics Planning, Procurement, Supply Chains & Supply Networks2 Comments

Composing a new tune

Globalisation and Supply Chains. Just as the supply and demand requirements for an item do not change because it is month end, many of the business challenges in your supply chains will continue into the new year. Welcome to the new calendar year and the many and continuing supply chain challenges that Learn About Logistics will discuss. Globalisation has been the … Read More

Forecasts about jobs and technologies in supply chains

Roger OakdenGlobal Logistics, Logistics Management, Logistics Planning, Procurement, Supply Chains & Supply Networks2 Comments

What is it - is it real?

Forecasts about future jobs. Articles and videos about ‘new’ technologies and the future of work can be alarming at first impression – like “80 percent of operations planning jobs will be automated in 10 years”! Over the past 40 years, there have been forecasts, which have not eventuated, of change’ in industries and the workplace. Memorable instances were ‘computer integrated … Read More

Implement Category Management into your Supply Network

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Many supply chains make a network

Category Management and Value Chains. The objective of Category Management is to identify and leverage the capabilities of supply markets, to obtain a lower total cost of ownership (TCO). Category Management should therefore play an important role in the success of Procurement and ultimately, each of your Supply Chains. The previous blog Category Management underpins your Supply Network generated a comment on LinkedIn from … Read More