Articles

May 10, 2022  |  Director's Blog

SCRC Partner Company DXM Named to the World Economic Forum’s List of Technology Pioneers

I was delighted to hear from Matt Wallace, Project DXM‘s CEO, that the company had been named to the WEF’s list of Technology Pioneers –  growth-stage companies from around the world that are using new technologies and innovation poised to […]

Feb 22, 2022  |  Articles

Logistics journal sees jump in submissions and special issues

As the Editor in Chief of the Logistics journal, I am striving to continuously improve the scope and reach of the journal, and explore innovative new topics that we are facing.  In 2022, global logistics is more important than ever.  […]

Jan 29, 2022  |  Articles

Jason Miller Blog 2: Will Intel’s investments make a dent in our dependence on foreign semiconductors?

A great deal of hoopla is being made of Intel’s investments in its new $20 billion semiconductor chip plant near Columbus, Ohio, which Intel claims could expand into a $100 billion complex with eight fabrication plants.  This is of course […]

Jan 20, 2022  |  Director's Blog

Recommendations to the US government for domestic alignment of supply chains in 2022

The lessons of 2020 and 2021 have led many organizations to begin questioning whether a domestic supply base is something that should be considered.  The executives I’m speaking with are considering how to re-align their supply chains, and the word […]

Dec 28, 2021  |  Articles

Are Procurement and Logistics Executives Aligned When Faced with Current Supply Chain Challenges?

Procurement and supply chain executives are on the “same team” – and in general, a recent study conducted by the SCRC and GEP suggests that there is strong alignment between the two functions when it comes to prioritizing lower risks […]

Nov 28, 2021  |  Articles

Five Myths About the Supply Chain Heading Into 2022

This article was originally published by The Washington Post here. Shelves are empty. Online orders take much longer to arrive. The media is warning of a Christmas devoid of presents. The supply chain has probably affected you firsthand in some […]

Nov 24, 2021  |  Articles

Rob Handfield Lists 10 Ways to Outsmart the Supply Chain When Holiday Shopping

Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, advises shoppers to shop local and to not wait for a deal to outsmart the current supply chain shortages this holiday season. “Finding a local, handmade present is better than buying […]

Nov 23, 2021  |  Articles

Maybe its time for consumers to consume less…Market Satiation as a new supply chain strategy

The current set of supply chain disruptions is being set off by a combination of COVID cases and energy disruptions in manufacturing hubs around the world, labor shortages, lack of capital infrastructure investment, misaligned transportation resources (a lack of containers, […]

Nov 17, 2021  |  Articles

GC3 Report Shows Significant Rise in Green Chemistry-Marketed Product Sales

The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3), in partnership with NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business, North Carolina State University, the Dynamic Sustainability Lab at Syracuse University and Duke University, has released a new report documenting significant growth in green chemistry marketed products, both sales and consumer demand.   

Nov 15, 2021  |  Articles

Rob Handfield Predicts Continued Inflation Amid Supply Chain Shortage

Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, sees the inflation from work shortages, port backups and fractured supply chains continuing into the new year. “The cost of shipping via truck has gone up. The cost of putting things […]