Avnet Electronics Marketing Puts Talent “Crisis” into Perspective
PHOENIX – The purported talent shortage is on every supply chain executive’s mind, but is a crisis really in the offing or have a few sensational data points distorted the collective consciousness?
The April 2015 issue of Supply Chain Navigator, posted today by Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), pulls back the curtain on the supply chain talent challenge and reveals some unexpected insights.
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Supply Chain Navigator provides readers with practical tools and strategic insights they need to accelerate their organization’s drive to success. Each issue is produced in collaboration with supply chain professionals experienced in managing complex global supply chains both upstream and downstream, as well as distinguished academics and prominent market analysts. The quarterly publication reaches more than 100,000 purchasing, supply chain, manufacturing, operations and logistics professionals throughout the global electronics industry.
“This edition’s coverage of the supply chain talent issue is a prime example of what sets this publication apart. We don’t just regurgitate the same obsolete data points cited in hundreds of articles on the talent ‘shortage,’” said Wade McDaniel, vice president of Supply Chain Solutions, Avnet Velocity and Publisher of Supply Chain Navigator. “We talk to the real stakeholders and influencers-University professors, students, recruiters and supply chain professionals-and provide our readers with a balanced and realistic assessment of the topic as well as some practical examples of how some industry leaders are taking on the true challenges in managing and developing supply chain talent.”