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October 18, 2020
Diversifying the Supply Base to Prepare for Disruption in COVID: Now is the Time!
Diversifying your supply base prior to a major crisis like COVID is more important than ever as we go into the winter season. The likelihood of another surge is now becoming apparent, as the cases in Europe and the US […]
October 10, 2020
"One Word - Are you Listening? - Plastics": A Critical Bottleneck to COVID Testing
This famous line from “The Graduate” describes one of the major bottlenecks that exists in the PCR testing supply chain, as we learned in our research interviews this week. I am working with a team of faculty and students on […]
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Sep 21, 2020
A Clear and Constant Thirst for Academic and Professional Growth
Despite being an engineering student, Krunal Sonpal was so intrigued by the field of supply chain that he convinced Dr. Hari Vasudevan, his university’s principal, to include a supply chain course in his program’s curriculum. This was in his final […]
Sep 14, 2020
Finding The Best Way to Get COVID-19 Test Kits Where They’re Needed
NC State research effort aims to improve COVID-19 test kit distribution and supply chains.
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What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)?
Supply chain management (SCM) is the active management of supply chain activities to maximize customer value and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage.
How Blockchain Could Impact Counterfeiting Across the Supply Chain
Blockchain is a relatively new technology that shows great promise for use across many industries, including logistics and supply chain. The same technology that powers the cryptocurrency BitCoin can be used to reduce the introduction of counterfeit goods across the supply chain.
10 Pieces of Career Advice for Supply Chain Students from a Seasoned Expert
Little things don’t mean a lot – little things mean everything. People come in to present to me – but hadn’t booked a conference room and couldn’t connect their computer – and so they start 6-8 minutes late for a 30 minute meeting!