BITE SIZED SUPPLY CHAIN/LOGISTICS INFORMATION Info SNACKS
WHAT THE HACK? 123456 The most common password used by CEOs (1.1 million+ times) password Second most common password (used 700,000+ times) 1q2w3e, 12345, 11111, qwerty Other most common passwords Michael, Jordan, Tiffany, Charlie The most widely chosen names executives use in passwords
ONLINE SHOPPING LIST 47% of all Americans buy their groceries online at least sometimes
NOW THAT’S CAREER LONGEVITY Orthmann started work as a shipping assistant at a textile company in Santa Catarina, Brazil called Industrias Renaux S.A. (now ReneauxView). In 1938, when he was 15 years old, Walter Eighty four years later, at 100 years old, he still works there and holds the official Guinness World Record for the longest career at the same company.
15% shop mostly or exclusively online
W ONDER W OMEN • In 2022, women compose 39% of the total supply chain workforce , down from 41% in 2021. • Compared to the previous year, representation of women in supply chain improved at the senior-most level , with women composing 19% of C-level positions, up from 15% in 2021. • Supply chain leaders should not become complacent, however– 43% say the pandemic has had a net negative impact in the retention and progression of women in supply chain organizations over the past year. • Lack of advancement opportunities and pay equity remain issues– 59% of respondents have no action plan to close the pay equity gap . – 2022 Women in Supply Chain survey, Gartner 75% of online consumers spend more than $50 per week 77% of online shoppers buy at big box retailers like Costco, Walmart, or Kroger
–NordPass analysis of cyber incidents
HOLD MY BEERGAME The Beergame App is an e-learning game that hosts engaging business simulations online to teach and simplify supply chain concepts. This web application was inspired by the Beer Distribution Game, developed by Jay Forrester, an MIT professor, in 1961. The player gets a role in a specic industry–manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler, or retailer. The game’s goal is to satisfy requests at each stage of the supply chain to meet the overall demand of end consumers. Participating in the games’ directives provides insight into important supply chain concepts such as cost, orders, and demand and helps players understand the impact of multiple supply boundaries, the effects of customer behavior, and the bullwhip effect.
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