Marcus Grevel on Humanitarian Supply Chain, Serving and ‘True Grit’
By employing courage, maintaining a headstrong demeanor and sense of humble servitude, Jenkins MBA student and active duty soldier Marcus Grevel is helping to strengthen the humanitarian supply chain.
Painting Success: How Radhika Date Uses Art to Understand Supply Chain
While some would argue that industrial engineering and supply chain are technical and logically-oriented fields, recent MIE grad Radhika Date believes creativity has a place in her area of study.
Strategies to Manage Cybersecurity Breaches in the Supply Chain
Given the SolarWinds “Orion” attack in December of 2020, and the coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine Cold Chain Phishing campaign, the demand for stronger security in the supply chain to prevent cyber assaults is at an all-time high. As reported by The […]
Toyota Cites 2011 Japanese Earthquake as a Paradigm to Prepare for Semiconductor Bottleneck
Despite the semiconductor shortage that has rattled many automotive industries, Toyota does not feel it will be affected in the near future. The Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer, as reported by CFO Kenta Kon, has taken the initiative to “[incorporate] some […]
Semiconductor Scarcity Harms Volkswagen and Other Automotive Companies
From May 7th to May 12th, production at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga Assembly Plant ceased action due to insufficiency with circuitry capacities, and this is because of the global semiconductor shortage. According to Volkswagen spokeswoman, Amanda Plecas, the reason for the German […]
The Rise of Robots in Restaurant Kitchens
The utilization of robots in the kitchen is a growing trend, and this is due to an expansion in artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing. As reported by Swamini Kulkarni of Allied Market Research, this shift to kitchen automation is […]
Teamwork on MetLife Project Ensures Success for Students’ Future
Three undergraduates used what they’ve learned in the classroom to team up and tackle a spend analysis project for MetLife, providing invaluable experience for their upcoming careers.
Despite Recent Brexit Trade Agreement, Challenges Persist
After years of negotiations, the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) now see eye-to-eye on a trade agreement. Nevertheless, the withdrawal of the UK still presents obstacles for “logistics leaders tasked with moving goods from one side of […]
Using Artificial Intelligence to Strengthen Supply Chain Sustainability
As the supply chain world demands increasing focus on sustainability concerns, it is important for companies to develop stronger strategies to meet said demands. Whether it means making operations more efficient or staying ahead of shortages created by outside forces, […]
Looking Beyond the Traditional and Adopting Omni-Channel
With a $250 million supply chain investment, Bed Bath & Beyond hopes to cultivate a strategy that utilizes “ERP upgrades, inventory management systems, distribution centers and store-to-fulfillment conversions.” The domestic merchandise retailer also plans to be able to restock inventory […]