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Deloitte finds millennials’ confidence in business takes a sharp turn; they feel unprepared for Industry 4.0

  • Millennials and Gen Z show less loyalty to and less confidence in business.
  • Distrustful of companies’ motivation and ethics, respondents call for business leaders to positively impact the broader world.
  • As loyalty levels retreat, diversity and flexibility are keys to retention as gig economy expands.
  • Millennials and Gen Z feel unprepared for Industry 4.0 changes—want business to help them develop skills needed to succeed.

 

Following a year marked by significant geopolitical and social change, millennials and Gen Z are sounding the alarm for businesses to step up their efforts to make a positive impact on the broader world, according to Deloitte’s seventh annual Millennial Survey. Although some leaders are starting to tackl

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Constellation Research: 9 Starting Points for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

The rise automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies means you have new opportunities to undergo digital transformation. Read “9 Starting Points for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing” from Constellation Research for actionable next steps you can take, including: 9 entry p  >>


Events
 
21
Aug
2018
WEBINAR: Addressing the Labor Shortage by Hiring People with Disabilities in the Retail Distribution Environment

With the unemployment rate at a record low, retailers are facing a tight labor market. Many companies have found success by instituting inclusive workforce programs, creating jobs for an underrepresented workforce and exceeding KPI goals. As a result, some companies are restructuring roles to better accommodate thos ...

1 pm ET  
 
28
Aug
2018
WEBINAR: Improving Supply Chain Operations with New Technologies & Innovations

In this rapid changing environment, the only way to stay competitive, drive superior performance and better serve your customers is by applying innovative new technologies such as robotics, warehouse execution systems and other digital innovations. Thanks to advancements in cloud computing, internet of things (IoT), ...

1 pm ET  
 
 5 
Sep
2018
Gartner IT Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor & Asset Management Summit 2018

Reduce Vendor Risk, Negotiate Effectively, and Improve Financial Transparency Are you faced with the growing challenge of accelerating business performance while optimizing costs? The key to meeting this challenge is collaborating — internally within the IT finance, sourcing, procurement and vendor  ...

Orlando, FL  
 
10
Sep
2018
Digital Factory at IAMD USA

Discover the real benefits of virtual technologies Well established and rapidly growing at Germany’s HANNOVER MESSE, Digital Factory, the Leading International Trade Show for Integrated Processes and IT Solutions, will be featured for the first time at IAMD USA in 2018. Digitalization is rapidly changi ...

Chicago  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Distribution Center Area Manager-Outbound Sorter-NALC- (Sat, Sun, Mon) 6PM to 6AM
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Logistics Procurement Manager
     
     Georgia, DeKalb County, Atlanta  -  PERM  -  Bramwith Consulting

Performance Management Director
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Material Handler - Night 2
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Material Handler Lead - Night 2
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Material Handler - Night 2
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Distribution Center Area Manager-NALC -Cart Pick-D312 (6am-6pm)
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Global Process Manager - Supply Chain Solution Deployment
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Converse Director of Sourcing
     
     Boston, Massachusetts  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Physical Distribution Manager
     
     Carlsbad, California  -  PERM  -  Philips

Production Supervisor
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Procurement Engineer
     
     Andover, Massachusetts  -  PERM  -  Philips

Director, Indirect Procurement
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Regional Category Manager - Facilities (QHSE)
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Quality Engineer II
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.





 
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News & Trends
 

Last update 2 Aug 2018
PMI dips to five-month low in July
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI ™  -  IHS Markit
United States 


Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Maximum safety and reliability and reducing the costs for our customers at the same time: we are able to offer the chemical industry an extensive range of chemical logistics services that hardly any other logistics specialist can match. It is our goal to harmonise our services with your specifications in s...


How distributors can thrive in a new era of digital competition

It’s a source of strategic insight when the industry needs it most: At a moment when wholesale distributors are grappling with an accelerating threat from tech-enabled competitors like Amazon and Grainger Supply...


Education
 
 1 
Oct
2018
Fleet Planning and Management
     Miami
29
Oct
2018
Logistics and Transportation Techniques
     Miami
12
Nov
2018
Fundamentals of Purchasing for New Buyers
     Miami
12
Nov
2018
Supply Chains: Purchase and Suppliers Management
     Miami
10
Dec
2018
Project Management for Supply Chain Professionals
     Miami

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Resources
 
FLORIM CERAMICHE SPA: On the road to Industry 4.0: advanced planning & finite capacity scheduling

Florim Ceramiche SpA has been worldly recognised as a leader in ceramics industry for more than 50 years, thanks to its committment to research, innovation and social responsibility. Florim business style can be summa...

ProcureCon Indirect 2015 Benchmarking Study

In anticipation of the 2015 ProcureCon Indirect 2015 conference, the organization released the results of this year’s benchmarking study. Take a look to see how your peers answered such questions as:- Which five in...


International Agenda