Staff, Author at Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

Apr 15, 2021

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).

Mar 17, 2021  |  Articles

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 […]

Feb 18, 2021  |  Articles

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 […]

Feb 18, 2021  |  Articles

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 […]

Jan 25, 2021  |  Articles

Helping Consumers Change the World When They Shop

Can all of the fair labor programs be folded into one score for consumers?

Jan 5, 2021  |  Articles

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…

Dec 16, 2020  |  Articles

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 […]

Sep 14, 2020

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.

Aug 2, 2020  |  Articles

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 […]

Jul 23, 2020  |  Articles

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 […]