Adam Tompkins, Author at Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

Dec 14, 2020  |  Articles

CBC- The Medical Supply Chain Explained

SCRC Executive Director Rob Handfield and Eugene Schneller, professor of supply chain management at Arizona State University, were recently featured on WNIN radio to discuss the basics of the medical supply chain and the effects the events of 2020 have […]

Sep 21, 2020

COVID-19 and Supply Chains: What Are We Learning?

SCRC Executive Director Rob Handfield and Tim Cummins, President of World Commerce and Contracting (formerly known as IACCM), recently discussed various lessons they’ve learned from the pandemic, including force majeure, transparency, global supply chains, and the effects of working from […]

Sep 21, 2020

A Clear and Constant Thirst for Academic and Professional Growth

Despite being an engineering student, Krunal Sonpal was so intrigued by the field of supply chain that he convinced Dr. Hari Vasudevan, his university’s principal, to include a supply chain course in his program’s curriculum. This was in his final […]

Sep 17, 2020

Why the U.S. Still Has a Severe Shortage of Medical Supplies

Unlike toilet paper and hand sanitizer, the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) and critical health care supplies in the United States still hasn’t stabilized, and health care professionals across the country continue to face higher risk working conditions as […]

Aug 21, 2020

When Life Gives You Lemons: A 2020 Summer Internship Story

While the past few months haven’t exactly been easy for anyone, it’s hard to imagine going through one of the most formative periods of your life — your time as a college student — during a global pandemic.  One of […]

Aug 21, 2020

The ‘Who’, ‘What’ and ‘Why’ of Two First-Year MBA Students

Get to know these two first-year Jenkins MBA students, including why they decided to earn their MBA, what they hope to achieve, and what they think about starting this new chapter of their lives under the unusual circumstances of 2020. […]

Jul 24, 2020

Helping Students ‘Think and Do’: Craig Weeks

Despite making plans to retire back in early 2018, Craig Weeks continues to spend his time helping others, including the students in NC State’s supply chain program who work on projects for the SCRC’s partner companies.

Jul 17, 2020  |  Articles

Coronavirus, Tariffs, Trade Wars and Supply Chain Evolutionary Design

It is clear that the COVID-19 response introduced a bullwhip effect in the manufacturing sector on a scale never-before seen. Scholars, including the authors of this study from the International Journal of Operations & Production Management, would suggest there are […]

Jun 26, 2020

Creating a Vision of the Future – An Evolution or Revolution of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain [ISPE Webinar]

via ispe.com In this “fireside chat” webinar hosted by ISPE, speakers discussed their vision of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain in the next 3 to 5 years as the Pandemic and other factors accelerate change. Gain an increased awareness of where the […]

Jun 17, 2020

Partner Spotlight: Cheniere Energy

Cheniere Energy, Inc. is an international energy company based in Houston, Texas, and has been one of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative’s (SCRC) proud partner companies since 2018. The company specializes in the production and distribution of liquefied natural gas […]