Christmas is Canceled?! Impacts of Chip Shortage

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse, CHRISTMAS IS CANCELED! Will the chip shortage cancel Christmas and disrupt the 2022 giving season? Will retailers adjust in time to compensate? Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse, CHRISTMAS IS CANCELED! Will the chip shortage cancel Christmas and disrupt the 2022 giving season? Will retailers adjust in time to compensate? No, we haven’t yet gotten dispatches from the North Pole or from Santa’s Elves, Inc. or a sign from the Grinch. The Santa Supply Chain seems mostly in-tact…so long as the elves’ assembly line doesn’t need semiconductor chips.  But, unless folks have overstocked or nearshored production and procurement, it’s a roll of the dice to see if goods can be delivered here in time. And no amount of magic Santa dust can sprinkle away those woes.

2022-06-13T18:41:58-04:00June 2, 2022|Hiring & Recruiting, Uncategorized|

Why Your Supply Chain Recruiters Should Be Supply Chain Consultants

Sourcing top notch supply chain talent has become just as volatile as the supply chain itself and requires specialized recruiters who double as supply chain consultants and talent advisors for your organization. Disruption and volatility has become the norm in the world of supply chain. The field was wrought with archaic processes, aging workforce, and prone to delays from things like weather events and political whims. It now seems that geopolitical impulses and volatile externalities have had a permanent disruptive impact on the end to end supply chain world. Because of this, it has become ever more important to be able to rely on your specialized supply chain recruiter as a supply chain consultant.

2022-05-13T08:54:58-04:00May 13, 2022|Hiring & Recruiting, Uncategorized|

Supply Chain Disruptions Ripple from War in Ukraine

As the 2nd quarter of 2022 approaches, the world continues to confront massive supply chain disruptions. Oddly, 2022 showed some promise of calm and stability in world markets. The latest Covid surge was slowing, allowing for production and manufacturing to return to normal in southeast Asia. American ports were finding relief in their previously [...]

2022-04-14T08:44:32-04:00April 12, 2022|Hiring & Recruiting, Uncategorized|

Proactive Ways to Enhance Your Logistics Hiring and Recruitment Process

Is your logistics organization suffering because of a broken hiring and recruitment process? Tired of losing candidates because they are going through too many rounds of onsite interviews? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then it’s time to focus on optimizing your logistics hiring and recruiting process. To stay on top of [...]

2021-07-13T09:52:21-04:00June 11, 2021|Hiring & Recruiting, Interviewing, Uncategorized|
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