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Rodney Apple
Works at SCM Talent Group, LLC
Attended University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Lives in Asheville, NC
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Great times ahead for those of us that work within Supply Chain! #supplychain   #supplychainmanagement   #logistics   #procurement  
The logistics industry has a recruiting problem. It’s huge, making up 8.5% of GDP, and growing fast. But to most job seekers, it's misunderstood — or invisible.
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Supply Chain Recruiter
  • SCM Talent Group, LLC
    President & Lead Supply Chain Recruiter, 2004 - present
  • Cummins
    Supply Chain Recruiting Consultant, 2011 - 2012
  • Accenture
    Supply Chain Recruiting Consultant - Kimberly-Clark Corporation, 2010 - 2011
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
    Supply Chain Sourcing Manager (Contract), 2010 - 2010
  • The Coca-Cola Company
    Talent Acquisition Consultant - Global Supply Chain, 2004 - 2010
  • Home Depot
    Sr. Corporate Recruiter - Global Logistics, 2001 - 2004
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President & Lead Supply Chain Recruiter at SCM Talent Group, LLC

I have worked as a Supply Chain Recruiter for the majority of my 20+ year career, both in corporate recruiting and staffing agency environments. I founded SCM Talent Group back in 2004 with the goal of helping companies optimize their supply chains by connecting them with top supply chain talent.

Throughout my career I have specialized in recruiting across the full spectrum of the end-to-end supply chain discipline and have developed deep talent networks within logistics, purchasing, manufacturing, inventory planning, continuous improvement, quality, sustainability and executive leadership.

To date, I have filled over 1,000 professional-level supply chain positions ranging from executive-level in corporate headquarter settings to high-volume roles across large networks of manufacturing and logistics facilities within North America.

I have provided supply chain recruiting services for numerous industries such as Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG / FMCG), Retail, Healthcare, Transportation & Logistics, Hi-Tech, Energy & Utilities, Automotive, Machinery, Food & Beverage, Telecommunications and Management Consulting.

My clients have ranged from Fortune 15 to start-up and include The Coca-Cola Company, The Home Depot, Kimberly-Clark, Cummins, Dollar Tree Stores, National Grid, PwC, Accenture and many others.

For more information on my background and company, please visit

Mission Statement:


To serve as your long-term trusted advisor and strategic business partner in Supply Chain recruiting and to provide you with the most accomplished Supply Chain talent in the marketplace – the right talent, at the right time, at the right cost.


To develop a long-term relationship and serve as a valuable partner throughout your career – matching you with the right Supply Chain career opportunities based on your specific goals and aspirations. 



Sourcing & Recruiting for Supply Chain Executives, Supply Chain Strategists, Lean, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement, Logistics, Distribution, Transportation, Procurement, Manufacturing, Supply Planning, Demand Planning, S&OP, Materials Management, Forecasting, Replenishment, Supply Chain Technology (TMS, WMS, RFID, ERP, etc.), Quality Assurance, Maintenance, Engineering, Project Management, Commercialization, R&D, Innovation, Sustainability, Environmental, Safety, Packaging, etc.

  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington
    Environmental Science, 1990 - 1994
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