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Jan 25, 2021  |  Articles

Helping Consumers Change the World When They Shop

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

Jan 25, 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.

Jan 21, 2021

Kate Lundy: An Alum Who Never Stops Learning

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.

Jan 16, 2021  |  Articles

The Shift to E-Commerce Has Created a Demand for New Job Opportunities

According to LinkedIn, many businesses are searching for new workers as they ascertain strategies to continue operation during the challenging era of COVID-19. Because of this, calls for frontline e-commerce workers increased a stunning 73% between the months of April […]

Jan 16, 2021  |  Articles

Port Congestion Expected to Increase Well Beyond the Chinese New Year

The effects of the global pandemic have significantly impacted California-based port facilities in terms of labor availability and congestion, with December of 2020 being the worst month to date. A significant boost in imports is the reason for overcrowding, and […]

Jan 14, 2021  |  Director's Blog

Existential Questions to Consider in Human and Digital Supply Chain Transformation

This blog was offered by Joe Yacura, CEO and founder of the International Association of Data Quality, Governance, and Analytics. Today’s supply chains are being re-engineered aggressively as a result of the COVID pandemic impacts on business. Decisions need to […]

Jan 12, 2021  |  Articles

Nike’s Bold Shift to eCommerce Paying Off (but Not for Retailers)

While Nike is dramatically lessening its store locations, it is prevailing through the practice of digitalization and online strategies. This shift to electronic sales is inexorable and now integrated into the company’s very infrastructure.  Today, Nike Digital makes up a […]

Jan 11, 2021  |  Articles

Hong Kong Facing Uphill Battle to Maintain Port Status

With the Year of the Ox upon us, Hong Kong’s container industry faces the challenge of keeping up with port technology innovations, along with competitors offering lower terminal handling charges. Due to these impediments, the development of the Hong Kong […]

Jan 5, 2021  |  Articles

The COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain: Potential Problems and Bottlenecks

By Caroline Barnhill As the first COVID-19 vaccines roll out across the country, pressure is mounting for these vaccines to be distributed and administered quickly. With hospitalizations increasing – and…

Jan 4, 2021  |  Director's Blog

What’s the Hold-up With COVID Vaccinations? Don’t Hold Your Breath…a 2021 Prediction

Welcome to 2021!  At the beginning of each year, I typically put together some predictions about what to expect in the supply chain world in the next year.  Umm…. I didn’t do so well in 2020….  About the only predictions […]