The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the number of job openings approached a record 6.3 million at the end of June. Likewise, in both May and in June, the manufacturing sector spanning the Eurozone countries added jobs at the fastest pace recorded in the past 20 years. The predicted supply chain talent perfect storm appears to be prevelant.
Supply Chain Talent Management
Wal-Mart held its annual meeting of stockholders last week and declared that the world’s largest retailer has started to invent the future of shopping again. While one large retailer can portray an optimistic view of the future, the reality is that former methods, practices and culture are all subject to added change.
The latest economic and business data reinforces that supply chain leaders must more than ever, be able to translate investment needs in the language of the C-suite and in the notions of delivering desired business outcomes.