Talent in the Supply Chain…

Talent 1 (The Who)
The “Who”

There is no shortage of supply chain conferences and webinars. By that statement, I mean we seem to have a good handle on figuring out the “how” and “why” of the supply chain profession. Sure, sure, there are lots of questions that will always be looked at in different ways, such as “forecasting” which we may never have a great handle on. What about the “who”? We’re good on X’s and O’s; we need Jimmy’s and Joe’s, and Jane’s and Jeremiah’s and Juanita’s. Let’s continue to figure out the how’s and why’s, but don’t get cold on the who. The who will make all that happen and, psst, might even have a better way than us. You keep sleeping on the younger generations and I’ll be trying to find a way to make supply chain appealing to them. Here’s the punchline:  if great executives spend most of their time developing people who are in their companies, why in the world aren’t we spending more time attracting people for our future supply chains?

Author: Brandon Drury

Making supply chains better

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