Supply Chain Management Articles Library

Mar 15, 2019

Guest Post: Next Generation Tech to Boost Supply Chain Efficiency

This guest post was authored by Mark Hill. Mark is the Chief Information Officer at Washington Frank, and has 25 years of experience in delivering complex mission-critical technology across both the capital markets and broader financial services sectors. Today’s supply […]

Mar 14, 2019

Supply Chain Students Connect With Employers at Exclusive Recruiting Event

Once a semester, supply chain students at the Poole College of Management have the option of attending the Supply Chain Recruiting Event, a specialized event designed to engage them with employers seeking supply chain talent at NC State. Unlike the […]

Mar 14, 2019

Roundtable Event Brings Key Insights for Labor Management Solutions

Supply chain leaders from nine different companies gathered with NC State MBA students, executive advisors and thought leaders on February 28th to discuss solutions to the various challenges facing the supply chain job market. “In the current marketplace, there is […]

Mar 14, 2019

Bev Porter on What the Jenkins MBA Career Center Offers Students

A Day in the Life: Bev Porter, Career Center Director In part 2 of our ‘Day in the Life’ video series, Bev Porter, Director of the Jenkins MBA Career Management Center, provides a glimpse into what her team’s role is […]

Mar 14, 2019

Abram Rodd, Jenkins MBA Candidate

Abram Rodd is a first year Jenkins MBA Candidate with a Supply Chain Management concentration. He joined the program after transitioning from the US Army last year after serving 10 years as a logistics officer.  In his previous career, he […]

Mar 14, 2019

Jenkins MBA Climbs in the 2020 U.S. News Ranking

The NC State Jenkins MBA program in the Poole College of Management climbed up the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School rankings.

Mar 4, 2019  |  Articles

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019.  Companies represented included Advanced Auto Parts, John Deere, Hanes Brands, UPS, FHI, Lenovo, GSK, Altria, and UNC Healthcare.  The topics of discussion […]

Feb 23, 2019  |  Director's Blog

KraftHeinz Procurement Bends to 3G Capital’s Policies: How’s it Working Out for You?

Several stories came out this week, related to KraftHeinz’s share price, its procurement department, and the fate of its parent company, 3G Capital. First, Fortune reported that the stock price of Kraft Heinz plunged 20% late Thursday after the food giant disclosed […]

Feb 17, 2019  |  Director's Blog

Hospitals Suffer from a Lack of Market Transparency: New Evidence from a Research Project with SCWorx

Healthcare in the United States of America is a USD $3.2 Trillion industry, yet is often described by experts as a “cottage industry” due to the lack of maturity surrounding its contract management and supply chain practices.   Research suggests that […]

Feb 11, 2019  |  Articles

New Flex CEO Revathi Advaithi Highlights our LIVING Supply Chain Book

I recently learned that the new incoming CEO of Flex, one of the largest global contract manufacturers in the world, has highlighted the book I wrote with Tom Linton last year called the “LIVING Supply Chain:  The Imperative of Operating […]