Strategies to Overcome the Labor Shortage and Skills Gap in Distribution
Thursday, February 28, 2019 | 2PM ET
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Thursday, February 28, 2019 2:00PM
Mike Levans, Group Editorial Director, Supply Chain Group
Robert O’Dwyer, Logistics Industry Principal, Kronos
Shawn O’Brien, Principal Workforce Solution Consultant, Kronos
There’s a lot of chatter about the labor shortage and growing skills gap — and few industries have been hit harder than logistics and distribution.
As a result of fierce competition for quality employees, many organizations are facing a lack of candidates for critical management positions — or the candidates they do have lack critical skills such as Excel and Access.
Join logistics industry expert Robert O’Dwyer and technical consultant Shawn O’Brien as they discuss how top companies are developing strategies to do more with less, and identifying technology solutions that will enable managers to overcome their skills gaps.
Attendees will learn:
- How technology solutions can help your managers overcome a skills gap AND increase operational efficiencies
- Strategies to help your managers spend more time on the floor without sacrificing productivity
- Tips and tricks to increase supervisor engagement and make them better managers
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