Current Events

Oct 16, 2020

10 Pieces of Career Advice from a Seasoned Expert

Roughly three years ago, SCRC Executive Director Rob Handfield listened to a presentation from the president of Lenovo’s Data Center Group, Kirk Skaugen, who shared some advice based on the key lessons he had learned over the course of his […]

Oct 15, 2020

Pillars of the Public: Procurement Officials

By The NASPO Research and Innovation Team At the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO), we are state procurement officials’ educational, networking and training arm. To the public, procurement is a hidden function, but procurement has touched almost every […]

Jul 5, 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 […]

Jun 16, 2020

Partner Spotlight: Cheniere Energy

Bill Knittle, VP of supply chain management at Cheniere Energy, talks about what he appreciates most about NC State’s supply chain program based on his experiences sponsoring student project teams and working with the multiple undergraduate and MBA alumni he and his team have hired over the years.

May 28, 2020

Rob Handfield Webinar on Vital Supply Chains in a Pandemic

Rob Handfield, director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative and professor of operations and supply chain management, served as a presenter for S&P Global Market Intelligence’s University Essentials webinar on the vital supply chains during the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with representatives from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Handfield described COVID-19 as the catalyst of supply chain…

Apr 23, 2020

Webinar Provides Expert Insights on Leadership, Economic Outlook Amid COVID-19

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) held its first webinar on April 16th to discuss different viewpoints on how leaders can effectively operate during the coronavirus and prepare for its long-term effects.  The event was moderated by SCRC Executive Director […]

Mar 31, 2020

How Two Companies Founded by NC State Students are Helping to Reduce Textile Waste (Student Blog)

In a world becoming more focused on creating a better tomorrow, there has been a great shift towards creating more sustainable products. Many industries have adapted, but it seems that the fashion industry has yet to fully adopt the trend.

Mar 20, 2020

Public Procurement, Supply Chain Makes for Successful Partnership

By Poole College of Management Staff Some of the industries most vital to citizens’ everyday lives are also those of which people are least aware. Public procurement — the process public sector professionals use to obtain goods and services for […]

Feb 20, 2020

An Alumnus’ Take on the Coronavirus’ Supply Chain Impact

Krunal Sonpal graduated from NC State University in 2018 with a Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering degree and now works as VP of Sourcing at BNY Mellon. Since graduation, Krunal has been using data to see the impact of geopolitical, […]

Dec 19, 2019

Award Winning Student Projects From the Fall 2019 SCRC Gallery Walk

On December 5th, 19 Jenkins MBA student teams and seven Poole College of Management undergraduate student teams gathered at the Duke Energy Hall in Hunt Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus to present their supply chain projects completed for several […]