Naval Officer Brings Jenkins MBA experience To White House Task Force For COVID-19 Response
The White House Task Force called upon alum William Morrison, when for when searching for experienced supply chain management professionals to coordinate the complex effort to invest federal dollars to produce personal protective equipment (PPE).
Rob Handfield Explains Rubber Shortage Slowing Vaccine Distribution
While President Biden has promised all adults will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine by May, there are supply chain shortages that are standing in the way. Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, says that the rubber […]
Rob Handfield Explains State Challenges with Vaccine Distribution
Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, discussed the logistical challenges of vaccine distribution and why certain states are less effective in distribution than others. “Certain states have never done this level of deployment of a vaccine this […]
Rob Handfield Finds Lack of Coordination in National Vaccine Distribution
Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, found flaws in the logistics, nonuniform tracking and coordination of the COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. “There’s a lack of integration between the allocation of the doses, the scheduling of the […]
Helping Consumers Change the World When They Shop
Can all of the fair labor programs be folded into one score for consumers?
The COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain: Potential Problems and Bottlenecks
By Caroline Barnhill As the first COVID-19 vaccines roll out across the country, pressure is mounting for these vaccines to be distributed and administered quickly. With hospitalizations increasing – and…
Delivering the Vaccine – Procurement’s Challenge
By Dr. Christopher R. Yukins Lynn David Research Professor in Government Procurement Law Co-Director, Government Procurement Law Program The George Washington University Law School On the day that the Food and Drug Administration met to discuss approval of the […]
Finding The Best Way to Get COVID-19 Test Kits Where They’re Needed
NC State research effort aims to improve COVID-19 test kit distribution and supply chains.
Global Trade Professional Alliance Launches APEC Survey With SCRC Research Team
APEC Global Supply Chains Resiliency Survey Launched With the world economy facing multiple disruptions, including slow economic growth, natural disasters, and more recently the COVID-19 pandemic, global value chains (GVCs), and supply chains more broadly, are transforming rapidly. While past […]
Rob Handfield on the New Players of Protective Gear
When the COVID-19 pandemic began in March, many never anticipated the vast shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care workers. The disruption in the PPE supply chains in North Carolina and across the globe is now becoming dependent […]