According to a new study from UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute, Selecting and Managing a Third Party Logistics Provider, companies are still struggling to optimize their use of 3PLs despite growth in every sector of the supply chain over the last quarter-century.
Faculty in the College of Business Administration are on the cutting edge of supply chain research and have several books in the works that demonstrate their expertise. They closed out 2011 with two published books, with another five to be printed this year.
Vested Outsourcing and UT Knoxville lead faculty member Kate Vitasek made “World Trade” magazine’s prestigious list of people, places, and things influencing the world of trade. “World Trade” recognized Vitasek and fifty other notables who are transforming the ever-evolving global supply chain through their direct and indirect contributions affecting product design, corporate stewardship, carbon footprinting,
Kate Vitasek, a faculty member in UT Knoxville’s Center for Executive Education (CEE), is now teaching the nation’s only course in “Vested Outsourcing” — a methodology that she developed with the CEE to help companies get a better return on their outsourcing investments.