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Why Logistics is a Good Fit for Millennials

Why Logistics is a Good Fit for Millennials

Millennials

Companies are rightly concerned about the challenge of integrating Millennials into the workplace. The good news for our industry is that the supply chain profession offers opportunities that appeal to these young employees. Understanding this can help the industry attract and retain Millennials, as well as build careers that are rewarding for these individuals and their employers. Read More…

Are You Ready for the Millennial Technology Challenge?

Are You Ready for the Millennial Technology Challenge?

Millennials

Industry commentators—including this blog—often talk about how technological change drives behavioral change in managers. Another change that is transforming how logistics managers do their jobs is a dramatic shift in the demographic profiles of companies.

The advance of transportation management system (TMS) technology provides a good example of the former trend. As sophisticated analytics have become available, logistics managers have come to expect more detailed analyses of their freight networks that pinpoint opportunities to raise efficiency levels (for more on the analytical capabilities of a TMS, see Micah Heartson’s post, Analytics in Action, and Ryan Pettit’s post, Developing an Analytical Playbook for Your TMS). Read More…

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