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A source for articles, videos and original content related to the Supply Chain Industry.

Job Search, Supply Chain Management

The SCMA Alberta 2017 Conference in Red Deer, Alberta saw The Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council launch new videos profiling People in Supply Chain.These video profiles focus on professionals working in Canada’s supply chain sector in a variety of industries. They provide a sample of the supply chain management career options. All english videos feature french subtitles and french videos include english subtitles.View this post which includes 7 more career profile videos.Purchasing/ProcurementMelinda NycholatDirector, Contract ServicesDefence Construction CanadaTakeaways:Civil engineering and construction backgrounds are very useful in procurement rolesCross-functional teams are prevalentProcurement at<a class="more-link" href="http://adamkwitko.com/7-more-supply-chain-career-profi...

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SAP, Supply Chain Management

I received my SAP TERP10 Associate certification in the mail this week. Actually, the full name of the distinction is C TERP10 67 SAP Certified Application Associate – Business Foundation & Integration with SAP ERP 6.07, which required an intensive two-week long course and three-hour exam. Pursuing this certification was important to me as I aimed to solidify the past 8 months of recently completed hands-on Supply Chain Management focused SAP training. In addition, I wanted to expand on my knowledge of the Purchase-To-Pay (purchasing/procurement), Plan-To-Produce (manufacturing), Order-To-Cash (selling), FICOSEE DETAILS <span class="more-link-image"...

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SAP, Supply Chain Management

ASUG stands for America’s SAP User Group and holds chapter meetings throughout Canada and the United States. The November chapter meeting began with A Customer Journey to S/4HANA presented by SAP Value Engineer Laura Howard from Inventy, who showcased an example of an organization‘s upgrade to HANA and how they managed to optimize its Make to Order process. In addition to some tips on how to demonstrate the value of S/4HANA to your top management. Laura was followed by the Student Open Data Showcase where SAP students from Dalhousie University and UniversitySEE DETAILS

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Inventory Management, Supply Chain Management

In pursuing my Post-Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management – Global Logistics, I could not help to draw parallels between the components of SCM and my previous career in mass-participant sports event operations. This indirect background in Supply Chain greatly facilitated the program as I had a constant supply of past professional examples to which I could relate many concepts. The biggest take-away was that all three segments of Supply Chain Management, which include: purchasing, inventory management and logistics are required for a well-managed event, whether on a large orSEE DETAILS <...

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Logistics, Supply Chain Management

In pursuing my Post-Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management – Global Logistics, I could not help to draw parallels between the components of SCM and my previous career in participant sports event operations. This indirect background in Supply Chain greatly facilitated the program as I had a constant supply of past professional examples to which I could relate many concepts. The biggest take-away was that all three segments of Supply Chain Management, which include: purchasing, inventory management and logistics (transportation) are required for a well-managed event, whether on a largeSEE DETAILS <sp...

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