Addressing the digital skills gap in Supply Chains

Global supply chains are going through various changes and many organizations are recognizing that implementing new technology will help them face these changes, streamline their operations, and save time and money. There is a pressure to adopt new technologies to stay ahead of the game and at the same time, businesses of all sizes are […]

Benefits of adopting E-learning in the Retail Industry

As one of the largest industries in the world, the retail industry faces considerable challenges to anticipate ever-evolving customer demands.  In fact, this USD 600 billion industry is set to nearly double to USD 1 trillion by 2020 and lists Employee Training as one of the top 7 viable areas of investments. Presently retail companies opt for […]

10 Strategies for improving Supplier Relationship Management

There is no doubt that strategic supplier relationship management is one of the most important means to drive competitive advantage for modern multi-national corporations. It is as important to extract the best from key partners as getting the best from employees. Let’s take for instance, companies like Toyota which excelled in supplier management, leading to a […]

Training and Digital learning trends for 2018

With today’s fast evolving corporate world, organizations are expected to adapt to the changing needs of training and improve their learning culture. Everything is evolving: Learners are more demanding, new technologies, new skills, automation, and globalization is expanding our reach. Our ability to adapt to change and how fast we adapt to it often defines […]

Best practices to ensure Warehouse Success

Warehouse and Inventory management are critical for supply chain success. Yet, these areas are often ignored and are not considered to be vital. Therefore leading to incorrect levels of inventory, delays, losses and poor customer service. Warehousing efficiency and productivity contribute to the overall success of any business. It does not only impact the success […]

Top 7 Supply Chain Elements for Business Success

Supply chain is undoubtedly a significant determining factor of competitive advantage. Usually, the part in which most companies face ineffectiveness is often the supply chain. It involves all of the products and raw materials that go into a company to the finished products that go into the consumers’ hands. Managing a supply chain effectively require planning, […]

How to make the most of your training budget?

It is vital to make strategic investments in employee development for empowering teams and ensuring the continued success of a company. In fact, training expenditures in the U.S. cost $70.65 billion in 2016. It has been noted however that a good amount goes to waste when employers don’t consider the specific needs of the company and employees of […]

5 Steps to drive value into the Supply Chain

In today’s rapidly evolving and competitive corporate environment, it is essential to shift from a traditional transaction-based (more tactical) to a value-oriented supply chain for companies to recognize their full market potential. Driving value into the supply chain means more collaboration and the ability to obtain the relevant data needed to make quicker and more […]