All posts tagged workforce

Building an Employee Retention Pool

From MHI Solutions Employee turnover is costly. Losing one link in the chain of your operation can be quantified not only in the time it takes to replace that person, but that in which it takes your new hire to […]


Supply chain executives want to invest in powerful new technologies and business innovations to improve their supply chains, but are hampered by a shortage of qualified talent and never-ending pressure to cut costs, according to a new study by MHI […]

Supply Chain Technicians work on the hardware, software, automated equipment and systems that support the supply chain

From MHI Solutions How many supply chain technicians do you know? No, this isn’t a trick question. Chances are you know at least one if you work in warehousing, distribution or even manufacturing. Ditto for those who work for a […]

Generation Y Will Soon Be The Largest Group in the Supply Chain Workforce

From MHI Solutions Sometime in 2015, the young adults of the generation born between 1980 and 2000—the Millennials, or Generation Y—will displace Baby Boomers as the largest group in the workplace. Although some critics have labeled them as slackers with […]

The Value of Supply Chain Certification

From MHI Solutions The value of certifications is debated in almost all industries as organizations try to quantify the benefits of certification versus college education, sometimes basing the answers on entry level versus management positions. Certifications seem to be growing […]

Recruiting Supply Chain Talent

From MHI Solutions A significant shortage of skilled supply chain professionals is prompting industry to focus on effective and inventive ways to recruit and retain talent. A growing interest in sophisticated, agile supply chains has combined with an improving economy […]

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