How eLearning can help to overcome the Manufacturing Skills Gap?

In the next decade, almost three and a half million manufacturing jobs will need qualified professionals. However, the skills gap means 2 million of those jobs will remain vacant. Based on the 2015-2025 Skills Gap report from Deloitte Consulting, LLP and the Manufacturing Institute, the result of this shortage will be a major problem 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 […]

Growing Trends that will continue to impact Supply Chain in 2019

Supply chain is one of the most important functions for any business in terms of supply of quality raw materials, effective manufacturing process, as well as tracking, transport and storage of the finished goods. Hence, organizations implementing well-designed supply chain practices are able to meet consumer needs in a more efficient and timely manner. It […]

How to use New Technologies to Encourage Supply Chain Sustainability?

Supply chain sustainability includes best practices and technologies that take into account the environmental, social and legal aspects of a supply chain’s components as well as their economic factors. Achieving this goal necessitates the involvement of the entire supply chain. In order to meet the needs of customers and markets, manufacturers need up-to-date and accurate information about […]

Does Supply Chain Automation mean that Human Jobs are at risk?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution consists of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT), self-driving vehicles, renewable energy, and biotechnology to name a few. Those disruptive technologies have a great impact on the corporate world, mainly the Supply Chain. According to a report by Frost & Sullivan, shipments of mobile robotics will […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]