"COVID changed everything" has become a business mantra. The reality, however, is that the pandemic sped up changes that were already on the drawing board, but planned for the future. New technologies, and new processes, that were scheduled for three years to five years in the future were implemented in the first three months to five months of the pandemic. Along with new technologies, supply chain managers will have to support new business models, and learn to interact with suppliers, customers and employees in different ways. So, what will be the skills required of the supply chain manager of the future? This special digital edition of SCMR brings together our best thinking on how the job of supply chain manager is changing.