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Josef Mentzer of Knapp
In our ongoing series of discussions with top supply chain company executives, Josef Mentzer of Knapp shares his thoughts on the growth of e-commerce and meeting "new collar" job preferences.
The long and winding road
We never quite know what the future holds for us and our careers. The key is to be ready for those learning moments.
Work on the high side
An employee with a drug addiction can be costly and a potential liability. But restoring that employee to health can pay dividends for all.
Higher and hirer
The opioid crisis is challenging companies looking for temporary workers. Here are some tips to manage hiring during the holiday surge.
Say it with me: Machines are our friends
While many workers fear losing their jobs to automation, those fears—at least in the supply chain—are largely unfounded.
Which supply chain innovations are ready for the mainstream?
A new report from Gartner Inc. identifies nine new technologies and strategies that it predicts will see widespread adoption by 2022.
Infographic: Taking stock
E-commerce has brought DC management to a tipping point. For the first time, our annual DC and warehouse survey shows companies are changing how they measure success. Here are some of the study's highlights.
Top tips on how to handle the peak shipping season
Sharing lessons learned from past peaks can help shippers and their service providers survive the make-or-break holiday rush.
Still fighting the omnichannel battle
The pressing need to learn how to handle omnichannel fulfillment profitably is reshaping retailers' supply chain strategies, according to preliminary results of the 2017 "State of the Retail Supply Chain" study.
A change is gonna come ...
Change management is a tricky exercise with big penalties attached. Here's how to get it right.

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