Supply Chain Fun Facts

Career Tip

Make learning a new software program one of your New Year’s resolutions. More than ever before, candidates who have learned a software program in their field increase their internal and external marketability, especially as recruiters search for specific shutterstock_49372453software words on Linkedin and job boards. Don’t forget to write down your goals on January 1; research has shown people who write down their goals are far more likely to achieve them.

 

Supply Chain Factoid Pop Quiz

According to Christine Magee, an analyst for CrunchBase, 2014 saw more venture capital funding for logistics startups than they have ever seen before.  The various startups, from websites to bike delivery services, have cropped up to tackle the shortcomings in various sectors of the shipping industry.

She wrote that the U.S. trucking industry alone generates over $____ billion in gross freight revenues and employs 6.8 million people.

  1. 100
  2. 250
  3. 400
  4. 600

Quote of the Month

“Meetings are by definition a concession to a deficient organization. For one either meets or one works. One cannot do both at the same time.”

– Peter F. Drucker, Management Guru

Pop Quiz Answer: D