Adam Tompkins, Author at Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

Dec 16, 2021

Rob Handfield Provides Strategies to Ease Port Congestion

Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, offers risk mitigation strategies for supply chain leaders to ease current port congestion that include rerouting options, backup transportation options and alternative supplies. “However, even with more lead time, route alternatives […]

Dec 10, 2021

Western Digital Teams Up With SCRC for Emerging Technologies Support

Western Digital, a global data storage company that offers an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and solutions for business and consumers, has partnered with the SCRC to support its procurement efforts in emerging technologies and predictive risk solutions.

Dec 6, 2021

When the Job Search Feels Like an Uphill Marathon: A Story of Resilience

The story of MBA alumna Meera Satyakumar’s job search has a happy ending — but her journey was anything but easy, and only panned out thanks to her unwavering courage and resilience.

Dec 3, 2021

Supply Chain Club Visits Toshiba Business Solutions

The NC State Supply Chain Club visited Toshiba Business Solutions to get a sneak peak behind the scenes of the company’s manufacturing process.

Nov 30, 2021

Supply Chain Crisis Could Disrupt Holiday Shopping

(Via CBS News): About 63 million Americans were expected to take part in Cyber Monday shopping despite potential shipping delays caused by supply chain backlogs. CBS News’ Meg Oliver reports on the busiest online shopping day of the year. Then, […]

Nov 1, 2021

Exclusive Supply Chain Career Fair Goes Virtual

For most, career fairs are synonymous with a shuffle of students exploring a wide range of careers and employment opportunities. For supply chain students at the Poole College of Management, however, the Supply Chain Career Fair is a different experience entirely.

Oct 28, 2021

New Faculty Member Combines 27 Years of SCM Experience, Passion for Teaching

In August, the Poole College of Management introduced Brian Brosnan as one of its four newest faculty members.   We followed up with Brosnan to learn more about his background in industry, what he’ll be focusing on during his time at […]

Aug 24, 2021

Improving Access to World-class Supply Chain Knowledge

The SCRC is helping CAPS Research, a research center focused on creating leading primary academic research in supply management, with an initiative to overhaul its massive library of world-renowned supply chain research studies from the last 30 years. 

Aug 23, 2021

Finding a Home With the Wolfpack

It’s certainly not uncommon for college undergrads to change their majors throughout their four plus years on campus. In some cases, like that of Poole College of Management alum Alexis Pyle, a change of schools may even be in order. 

Apr 29, 2021  |  Articles

Guardian Freight Bankrupt: Unsecured Creditors Owed Hundreds of Thousands

Household goods brokerage Guardian Freight has filed for bankruptcy, owing hundreds of thousands of dollars to trucking companies and brokers alike. After reporting a 92% drop in revenue in 2020, the company has listed its assets as $50,000 – $100,000, […]