Adam Tompkins

Apr 12, 2019

Sebastian Heese: Coordinating the Supply Chain

Ever wonder how retailers decide what products make it to their store shelves, or how they determine the mix of store-brand versus national brand products? The fine balance between variety, availability, pricing and other supply chain factors are among the […]

Apr 12, 2019

Helping UPS Craft Its Vision and Strategy (Partner Spotlight)

Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, UPS has grown into a multibillion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on enabling commerce around the globe. Today, UPS is a global company with one of the most recognized and […]

Apr 12, 2019

Alena Turner: Raising the Bar for Supply Chain Students at NC State

Alena Turner is not your average supply chain student at NC State. That is, not many students can say they helped save an aerospace and defense company over $1 million, like Alena did during her co-op with Collins Aerospace last […]

Apr 11, 2019

A Day in the Life: Lindsay Schilleman, MBA’17

Lindsay Schilleman is a 2017 NC State Jenkins MBA alumna and Supply Chain Analyst at VF Corp. In this third installment of our “Day in the Life” Series — outlined below — Lindsay shares her thoughts and experiences on choosing […]

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 9, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: Eda Kemahlioglu-Ziya

Nothing gives Eda Kemahlioglu-Ziya more satisfaction than bringing her passion for supply chain management research to her students in the classroom at North Carolina State University each day. Kemahlioglu-Ziya, associate professor of operations and supply chain management in Poole College […]