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Procurement – Time to Protect Your Supply Chain

Procurement – Time to Protect Your Supply Chain

America, along with the rest of the world, is in uncharted territory as an international pandemic meets a global economy. Businesses large and small are being immensely impacted by travel restrictions, quarantines, school closings, and mandated closures of businesses...

No Toilet Paper? Supply Chain to the Rescue

No Toilet Paper? Supply Chain to the Rescue

As the CoronaVirus runs across the world, everyone is suddenly being exposed to news story after news story focusing on Supply Chains. For an activity that usually doesn't get this much attention, it’s both great and terrible at the same time. As someone who has spent...

Smart Steps Toward Managing Supply Chain Surprises

Smart Steps Toward Managing Supply Chain Surprises

Imagine you work at a famous tech company, about to launch your next category-killing gadget. You announce the launch date with great fanfare. You've instructed suppliers to prepare for a 10% increase in production. Stores are primed with glossy marketing materials....

Here’s How the Fresh Supply Chain Can End World Hunger

Here’s How the Fresh Supply Chain Can End World Hunger

There’s a lot of noise in the news these days with global economies and environments up in the air, but one crisis isn’t getting the attention it should. World hunger is still a world-wide epidemic. These numbers are shocking, devastating and undeniable. So, let these...

AFRICA – Guide to the World’s Largest Free Trade Area

AFRICA – Guide to the World’s Largest Free Trade Area

When I say “Africa” – what do you think of? Some answer poverty, corruption, war, the developing world. Others answer opportunity, economic growth, emerging markets, the final frontier for business. The reality is that this vast continent of 54 countries (and one...

3 Reasons Warehouses Need Great Working Conditions Now

3 Reasons Warehouses Need Great Working Conditions Now

A few weeks ago, I couldn’t sleep and after swiping through HBOGO found a Last Week Tonight episode on one of my favorite topics. That’s right, Logistics. John Oliver’s video on warehouses has racked up 5.9 million views this month. And it’s all about the dark side of...

3 Reasons Warehouses Need Great Working Conditions Now

Lights Out? People in the Supply Chain of Tomorrow

Are organizations moving closer to the lights out supply chain? Not all- most organizations have learned that keeping a close pulse on their customer’s market trends and utilizing this valuable information to make supply chain decisions can improve the brand growth...

Panama, “ONE SIZE FITS ALL” for global supply chains

Panama, “ONE SIZE FITS ALL” for global supply chains

World commerce is under continuous disruptions, the growing urgency in the arrival of a product or service expected by the consumer is not a trend anymore, supply chains are being transformed into digital supply chains or fulfillment networks as some experts like to...

4 REASONS TO INVEST IN CUSTOMER SERVICE TRAINING!

4 REASONS TO INVEST IN CUSTOMER SERVICE TRAINING!

Any area of a company benefits from the qualification of its employees , and this would not be different with the service team. However, the qualification of this team benefits the entire company, since it stimulates the acquisition and maintenance of clients - which...

Transforming supply chains and the talent gap

Transforming supply chains and the talent gap

Global supply chains are changing rapidly and many businesses are recognizing that adopting new technology will help them navigate the changes, streamline their operations, and save time and money. With the pressure to apply technological solutions to get ahead of the...

Top 10 ways to manage through stress

Top 10 ways to manage through stress

...and be your best self I don't know about you but the word "busy" is like nails scratching a blackboard for me, some use it instead of saying no to something, others see it as something to be proud of and self-importance. We all have busy in our lives and if we...

Have an Interview? Presentation Matters!

Have an Interview? Presentation Matters!

"The average person puts only 25% of his energy into his work.The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity,and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%." —Andrew Carnegie It’s no secret that I love...

Strength in Diversity – Not Numbers

Strength in Diversity – Not Numbers

By Sheri Spinks ENGAGED CULTURE It is often said that two heads are better than one, but if those heads belong to two individuals that share the exact same values, beliefs, background, skills and experience, culture, and education – where is the value in that? If you...

Don’t be scared of a Gap (in your career that is)

Don’t be scared of a Gap (in your career that is)

We no longer go through the three traditional stages of life :education, work and retirement it is therefore more likely we will experience some type of gap during our careers.Returners include: family caregivers,stay at home parents,students and retirees. Why would...

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