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Stressed-Out Supply Chain Managers Are Throwing in the Towel

  • Separation rate increased by 28% last year: LinkedIn
  • Burnout, search for higher pay spur people to leave jobs
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Supply-chain managers quit their jobs last year at the highest rate since at least 2016 due to a mix of burnout and a desire for fatter paychecks.

The high rate of turnover aligns with the escalation of supply-chain woes in 2021. The pandemic led to shuttered manufacturing plants, backed up ports and rapidly increasing transportation costs. Those headaches have largely fallen to supply-chain managers to sort out, making their jobs far tougher -- but also more lucrative.