Solving the 3PL Talent Problem: A Conversation with Robert Lieb, Northeastern University

Finding and retaining supply chain and logistics talent is one of the biggest challenges facing the industry today, and it’s especially a problem for third-party logistics providers (3PLs). Over the past 20 years, Professor Robert Lieb from Northeastern University has been surveying CEOs from many of the largest 3PLs around the world, and “finding and retaining talented managers” always ranks among the top three challenges they mention. What are the factors contributing to this problem? What can 3PLs do to alleviate it? And why should 3PL customers (manufacturers and retailers) care?

In this episode, Prof. Lieb  answers those questions and more related to this very timely and important topic.

If you have a question or comment for Bob, post it below and keep the conversation going!