Supply Chain Management Articles Library

Sep 13, 2019  |  Articles

Advice to Students Getting Ready for Internship Recruiting Season: Put Away Your Cell Phones!

Around this time of year, students are getting ready for interviews for internships, especially for supply chain and procurement roles.  The NC State Poole College of Management Supply Chain Job Fair is always a big event, and this year we […]

Sep 7, 2019  |  Articles

Physician Preference Cards: The Key to Hospital Low Inventory Utilization and Waste

Almost every hospital or IDN faces significant challenges in managing their operating room inventory, which can be traced to a simple concept:  utilization.  Utilization is simply a ratio of the $ value of clinical purchases BILLED to patients or insurance, […]

Sep 5, 2019

Nikhil Singh MBA’20: My Summer Internship at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Nikhil Singh is a supply chain MBA student at NC State, and is an SCRC Graduate Research Assistant (GRA). He is also president of the NC State Graduate Supply Chain Club, a McLauchlan Leadership Fellow, a Jenkins Career Management Peer Coach, […]

Sep 5, 2019

Sahir Patel MBA’20: Summer Internship with State of Texas

Sahir Patel is an MBA candidate at NC State University. In this blog post, originally published on his LinkedIn page on September 4th, 2019, Sahir reflects on his experience as a statewide procurement intern with the State of Texas, which […]

Sep 5, 2019

Peter Kim MBA’20: My Summer Internship

Peter Kim is a finance and supply chain MBA candidate at NC State University, where he is the MBA Student Association President, an SCRC Graduate Research Assistant (GRA), and a Jenkins MBA Ambassador. During his time as an MBA student, […]

Aug 24, 2019  |  Director's Blog

Counterfeit products are exploding on Amazon

A recent WSJ article highlighted a fact that confirms much of what we found in our study of counterfeit products in the supply chain a year ago:  if you’re buying on Amazon, beware of counterfeits.  Too cheap means too good […]

Aug 22, 2019

David Catron MBA’18: Fueling Career Growth with a Supply Chain MBA

David Catron is a 2018 Jenkins MBA alum and former SCRC Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) who was recently promoted to Director of Strategic Pricing at IQVIA, an industry-leading clinical research organization. In this video interview, transcribed below, David talks about […]

Aug 21, 2019

Casey Hogeboom BS’20

Name: Casey Hogeboom From: Davidson, NC Course of Study: Business Administration, Supply Chain & Operations Concentration Year: Senior Graduation: May 2020 Why did you choose NC State? I applied to seven schools, and I was really narrowing it down based […]

Aug 21, 2019  |  Articles

Biobased Economy GROWS in 2018

I am proud to announce the release of a joint study completed by me and my colleagues Jay Golden, PhD of East Carolina University and Jesse Daystar, PhD of Duke University.  The study was published by the USDA’s Biopreferred program, […]

Aug 16, 2019

Tim Kraft joins Poole Supply Chain Faculty and SCRC Team

By Anna Rzewnicki Tim Kraft begins this fall as an assistant professor of operations and supply chain management in the NC State University Poole College’s Department of Business Management. He also is one of the faculty researchers affiliated with the Supply […]