UT’s undergraduate supply chain program was recently ranked third in the US, according to a report from a leading industry company. Gartner Inc. placed UT’s program just behind those at Michigan State and Pennsylvania State, which tied for first. UT previously ranked eleventh. The program is housed in the College of Business Administration.
Outside risks can stretch supply chains’ capabilities to the breaking point, but executives who run them often fail to develop risk contingency plans, according to a new study from UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute.
A team of UT supply chain students has won a national professional organization’s case competition. The team took first place in the Sixth Annual Intermodal Association of North America Logistics and Supply Chain Management Case Competition, which was hosted by the University of North Florida this spring.
Organizations that closely integrate their purchasing and logistics functions deliver better business results, according to a new study from UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute. But the study, involving more than 180 supply chain professionals, also shows that many firms fail to capitalize on this opportunity and have supply chains where purchasing and logistics operate in
New federal regulations mandating rest time for truckers could mean increased costs for consumers, according to a study from UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute. The new hours-of-service rules are designed to improve driver safety by reducing truck driver fatigue. But the rules also mean it might take longer for companies to transport their products or force them
New federal regulations mandating rest time for truckers could mean increased costs for consumers, according to a new study from UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute. The new hours-of-service rules from the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration are designed to improve driver safety by reducing truck driver fatigue.
The Master of Business Administration supply chain concentration was featured recently in US News. Amy Cathey, executive director of the full-time MBA program, also was interviewed about the foundational business skills MBA students need, including basic finance, accounting, human resources management, and marketing. Read the story here.
UT’s undergraduate supply chain management and logistics program is ranked fifth among the nation’s public institutions, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 rankings released this week. The program ranked sixth among all institutions nationally, up one spot from 2013, according to the report. It is housed within the UT College of Business Administration.
J. Paul Dittmann, executive director of UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute, has accepted a position on the board of directors for Kenco. Kenco is a leading provider of distribution and fulfillment, transportation services, and intelligent information technology. Jane Kennedy Greene, Kenco chairwoman and CEO, said Dittmann will expand the diversity of background and experience on
A recent UT report has pinpointed ten game-changing supply chain trends that can help companies improve their operations. The university’s Global Supply Chain Institute researched the topic and identified and tracked the trends. UT supply chain management faculty surveyed 163 supply chain professionals from 132 global companies to develop the list.
An industry publication has named supply chain lecturer J. Paul Dittmann as one of the top ten supply chain thought leaders in the world. Dittmann is the executive director of the Global Supply Chain Institute in the College of Business Administration. SCM Operations developed the list based on a literature review using data searches through
Dealing with the uncertainty and risk in the supply chain industry caused by the tough economic climate in Europe is a priority for supply chain leaders around the world. Executives gathered in Paris this summer to discuss best practices on addressing the situation during the European meeting of the Global Supply Chain Forum, organized by