A flood of new technologies in the past decade foretells a supply chain revolution, and a new study from the Global Supply Chain Institute identifies five that companies should examine to ensure their long-term survival.
In the next 10 to 20 years, businesses will be driven by experts in the supply chain industry because of emerging technology revolutionizing the way customers are served. That’s according to Dave Clark, senior vice president of worldwide operations at Amazon, who spoke at UT’s Haslam College of Business Supply Chain Forum earlier this month.
Sandra MacQuillan, chief supply chain officer at Kimberly-Clark, was honored with the first-ever Distinguished Women in Supply Chain award at last week’s Supply Chain Forum at the Haslam College of Business. The award was presented by the college’s Nexxus group, an organization launched by female supply chain students and faculty at last year’s forum.
New research released today from UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute, in collaboration with leading B2B integration provider DiCentral, looks at supply chain trends, issues, and challenges expected in 2016 and beyond.
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.
The Haslam College of Business’s Supply Chain Forum, held November 11–12, included an inaugural reception for Nexxus, a program aimed at promoting gender diversity in the field. In addition, industry professional Kevin O’Marah was honored with a faculty fellowship.
Faculty at UT’s Haslam College of Business have identified best practices for modern distribution centers across eleven key functions.
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
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
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.