Current Events

Mar 24, 2021

Five Upcoming Trends and Shifts in Supply Chain

Five experts from the NC State Supply Chain community provided their insights on what they anticipate companies focusing on in response to recent disruptions.

Mar 23, 2021

Tips for Making the Most of Your Wellness Day

For some students, looming deadlines and other stressors can make NC State's wellness days seem futile. However, three of the university's wellness experts offer several ways you can ensure you're benefiting from the 24-hour recess.

Feb 24, 2021

Is E-Commerce the New Commerce?

Poole College professor Don Warsing weighs in on how Internet-based transactions are now the norm. Should we re-evaluate how we define, teach and approach the concept of commerce?

Feb 24, 2021

Transparent Supply Chains in Uncertain Times

Visibility and transparency are two words often associated with successful supply chain operations — especially in recent months. But what are the differences, and why do they matter? Poole College professors Tim Kraft and Eda Kemahlioglu-Ziya help break down this highly-relevant topic.

Jan 25, 2021

Helping Consumers Change the World When They Shop

Can all of the fair labor programs be folded into one score for consumers?

Jan 22, 2021

Jenkins MBA Alumnus Creates Opportunities for Collaboration

A partnership between Eaton and the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC), facilitated by an MBA alum, is providing exchangeable benefits of experience, connections and knowledge.

Oct 16, 2020

10 Pieces of Career Advice from a Seasoned Expert

President of Lenovo’s Data Center Group, Kirk Skaugen, shared some advice based on the key lessons he had learned over the course of his 20+ year career.

Oct 15, 2020

Pillars of the Public: Procurement Officials

What is public procurement? To the public, procurement is a hidden function, but procurement has touched almost every interaction that any member of the public has with a public entity. Road asphalt? Public procurement officials buy that. N95 medical masks to fight the coronavirus pandemic? Public procurement officials buy that.

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.