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August 2, 2020
Global Trade Professional Alliance Launches APEC Survey With SCRC Research Team
APEC Global Supply Chains Resiliency Survey Launched With the world economy facing multiple disruptions, including slow economic growth, natural disasters, and more recently the COVID-19 pandemic, global value chains (GVCs), and supply chains more broadly, are transforming rapidly. While past […]
July 31, 2020
Force Majeure: A Non-Issue When it Comes to COVID Supply Chain Disruptions
Early in the pandemic, many lawyers were licking their chops, thinking about the stream of force majeure lawsuits that would be coming their way, with manufacturers suing suppliers, and vice versa, all using force majeure as a contractual escape hatch […]
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Jul 24, 2020
Helping Students ‘Think and Do’: Craig Weeks
Despite making plans to retire back in early 2018, Craig Weeks continues to spend his time helping others, including the students in NC State’s supply chain program who work on projects for the SCRC’s partner companies.
Jul 6, 2020
Gartner Ranks NC State Jenkins MBA No. 10 in Supply Chain
The NC State Poole College of Management’s Jenkins MBA supply chain management program rose five places to No. 10 in Gartner Research’s 2020 ranking of graduate supply chain programs in North America. Several key trends among top-ranked programs in the […]
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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!