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March 25, 2020
Proactive supplier communication is critical in this pandemic
As the coronavirus epidemic shuts down the global economy, supply chain executives should be taking steps now to ensure that their supply base remains intact in the face of massive disruption. This was certainly the case in the 2008 Great […]
March 22, 2020
Where are all the N95 Masks? A Supply Chain Dilemma
An interviewer asked a FEMA representative on CNN this evening a simple question: How many N95 masks will be delivered to hospitals, and when will they arrive? The representative managed to pivot and dodge the question, with a common response […]
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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!