Archive for Young Professionals

TMS in the Classroom: Preparing the Next Generation of Logistics Professionals

Over the past few years, there’s been a lot of buzz about there being a talent shortage in supply chain management. Some employers see a gap between what they are looking for in terms of skills and knowledge and what universities and other educational outlets are providing, and this is particularly true when it comes to technology skills and […]

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Young Professional Voices: Lauren Stokes, Hanjin Shipping

“Young Professional Voices” is a Talking Logistics series features young professionals providing their perspective on supply chain and logistics trends. Simply put, there’s a lot of discussion these days about millennials in the workplace; we’d like to give them an opportunity to voice their perspective on the industry. Our guest this episode is Lauren Stokes, […]

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More Great Advice for Supply Chain Young Professionals

What advice would you give to students and young professionals interested in a career in supply chain management or logistics? I’ve been asking my guests on Talking Logistics that question for the past year, and they have shared some great insights and words of advice. In a blog post last June, I highlighted the advice […]

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Young Professional Voices: James McCarthy, nora systems

“Young Professional Voices” is a new Talking Logistics series that will feature young professionals providing their perspective on supply chain and logistics trends. Simply put, there’s a lot of discussion these days about millennials in the workplace; we’d like to give them an opportunity to voice their perspective on the industry. Our guest this episode […]

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A Millennial Walks into a Baby Boomer’s Office

A couple of months ago, I attended an executive breakfast organized by CSCMP’s New England Roundtable where we discussed an emerging challenge for supply chain and logistics executives: managing Millennials in the workplace. Why is this a challenge? Because when a Millennial walks into a Baby Boomer’s office, it’s like a fish entering a beehive: […]

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