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Schneider Electric recognized for “Talent Breakthrough of the Year”


February 28, 2015
By Anthony Capkun

February 27, 2015 – Energy management specialist Schneider Electric has won SCM World’s inaugural Power of Profession Award in the “Talent Breakthrough of the Year” category. Congratulations!

SCM World (a supply chain talent development partner) recognized the Schneider for its Supply Chain Edison and Global Supply Chain Academy programs. The two talent programs were developed to support a global transformation called the Tailored Supply Chain, and educated the entire organization on cross-functional supply chain expertise and leading supply chain capabilities.

“We are very proud of the Schneider Electric team for embracing the supply chain transformation and learning more about the roles we all have in delivering value to our customers,” said Annette Clayton, chief supply chain officer, Schneider.

From 2012 through 2014, the Tailored Supply Chain initiative reduced customer dissatisfaction on deliveries by 27% and raised the company’s service level performance by three points. It also improved the amount of industrial productivity by generating a 340 million EUR contribution per year on average to the company’s performance.

“We are honoured that our talent strategy—and in particular these two programs—are recognized as being innovative and best-in-class,” said Ferran Raurich, Schneider’s senior vice-president, Global Supply Chain Human Resources.

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