In today’s supply management world, change is constant, and the challenges you’re facing can be opportunities for change. This issue explores topics that could be agents for change, including the upcoming U.S. presidential election, which could be considered the “supply chain election,” as well as the potential for a procurement renaissance.
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The drone industry, particularly within the U.S., remains largely limited to testing and pilot programs, and there are impediments to quick development of widespread use of the technology for commercial delivery.
When looking for a new job — a position that many have found themselves in over the past six months — having a compelling resume is a must. Many people, however, find writing and tailoring their resume a huge challenge and a daunting task.
Raw-material availability has been one of the challenges of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, making circular economy strategies as a resilience measure more likely in the future, according to new research from Gartner.
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) spread across the globe, affecting the ability of manufacturers and other businesses to fulfill contract obligations, an often-ignored boilerplate provision began making headlines: the force majeure clause.
While procurement hasn’t been immune to layoffs and furloughs during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it hasn’t been hit as hard as other parts of businesses — and top talent within the function continues to be a finite resource in 2020.
In her sixth year as a continuous-improvement manager in jet engine assembly and repair, Sue Spence, MBA, believed she had checked her job skill-set and satisfaction boxes. Before she could settle into a lengthy career, however, a mentor suggested to her that what feels like a groove can easily become a rut.
The Monthly Metric hasn’t driven much on the fleet-metrics highway, in part because, as Jones says, tracking efficiency entails more than one or two defining analytics. To “tell a broader story,” as he puts it, a dashboard is recommended.
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