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Tenure, Leadership and Education Have the Most Impact on Supply Chain Salary Increases

A compensation and career survey by APICS, the association for supply chain management, reveals a healthy outlook for those employed in the supply chain, with wage increases and high job satisfaction reported across the profession.

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This survey report focuses on compensation, benefits and career satisfaction and includes many demographic factors such as industry tenure, professional responsibilities, company size, certification, and gender.

A compensation and career survey by APICS, the association for supply chain management, reveals a healthy outlook for those employed in the supply chain, with wage increases and high job satisfaction reported across the profession.

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This case study focuses on talent management from the unique perspective of Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Group (Kelly OCG), a subsidiary of the talent sourcing agency Kelly Services.

As supply chain leaders, you have the power and potential to make a difference in your organizations.

Supply chain executives agree that future supply chain performance will rely to a great extent on talent, and the continual focus on improving the current workforce and attracting new talent must be the new mandate for supply chain executives.

MIT master’s program in supply chain management earns the top accolade for a second time from global ratings agency Eduniversal.

Universities and colleges have enhanced their supply chain and logistics degree programs; organizations like APICS and the Institute for Supply Management have expanded their certification programs; and training firms offer myriad options to help executives stay current on supply chain trends.

As it ramps up production of a new jet engine, Pratt & Whitney needs to do more than shore up its supply base, it is changing its recruiting tactics, according to its senior director of supply management.

Supply chain faces a severe shortage of talent at a time when the demands on the profession have never been greater. Globalization, market uncertainty, shifting demographic patterns, and the emergence of supply chain as a strategic function are some of the factors that are driving the skills shortfall. The industry can build an adequate supply of talent in a number of ways, but companies must be more proactive in their approach to recruiting, developing, and retaining the supply chain professionals they need to stay competitive.

The Supply Chain Outlook Summit is a 1½ day executive conference developed for VPs and Director-level Managers as they plan their supply chain strategies for the next 2-3 years.

In the next decade, talent will be the missing link in the supply chain. While companies today are active in college recruiting and mentoring high-performance talent, many are unaware of the sea change that is happening in talent management.

The goal of this article is not to take a strong stance on if or when the supply chain talent storm will occur; like the weather, that is hard to predict. Rather, consider this paper a “storm warning.”