SCM Resources

Oct 23, 2018  |  Articles

How Big Data is Changing Supply Chains

Today’s blog is written by guest blogger, Lisa C. Dunn a writer for TechnologyAdvice.   She provides some great insights into how big data might be able to be used in supply chains. Today’s companies face overwhelming reams of endless data flooding […]

Jul 19, 2018  |  Articles

NC State SCRC analytics contribute to KRMA, one of the top ESG funds in the market

More sustainability-minded investors are becoming conscious of what is known as ESG funds.  Investments predicated upon Environmental, Social and Governance best practices evolved from what was once known as socially responsible investments. In its day, SRI was essentially a subtractive […]

Apr 2, 2017  |  Articles

What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)?

What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? Supply chain management (SCM) is the active management of supply chain activities to maximize customer value and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. It represents a conscious effort by the supply chain firms to develop and […]

Jul 30, 2013  |  Articles

Global Logistics, Q&A with John Camp, Lenovo

Questions and Answers on Global Logistics, with John Camp, Lenovo Big Issues in Global Logistics Rob Handfield (Co-Director of SCRC): Hi, I’m here with John Camp, director of logistic solutions and transformation at Lenovo. John manages a lot of the […]

Sep 18, 2012  |  Articles

SCRC Fellows and Bloomberg Terminal

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) Fellowship from North Carolina State University’s Jenkins Graduate School of Management is structured to be a win-win for the student and the sponsoring industry partner. In my case, Caterpillar’s Building Construction Products Division sponsors […]

Jun 18, 2012  |  Articles

Labor & Human Rights Supply Chain: Market Research Aerospace & Defense Sustainability Report

h2. Introduction & Key Issues p. Aerospace & Defense is an industry dependent on high dollar contracts to deliver high end products such as airplanes, fighter jets, tanks and other high dollar items. Since the main driver of this industry […]

Jun 18, 2012  |  Articles

Energy (Utilities) Sustainability Report

Key Sustainability Issues in the Energy Industry Reliance on coal (especially on the east coast) Limited suppliers Expense of constructing new Nuclear Plants Issues with current plants – Florida’s Crystal River Nuclear Plant rate case issues Methodology and Rating System […]

Jun 18, 2012  |  Articles

Food and Beverages Sustainability Industry Report

Introduction Today Food and Beverages industry is more competitive than ever. As the companies in the various sectors compete and grow sustainability becomes a very important concern. Sustainability issues in food industry can cover a range of topics concerning environmental, […]

Jun 18, 2012  |  Articles

Consumer Products Sustainability Report

The apparel toys/games, and general merchandise industries have a wide range of variability in their sustainability efforts. Overall, the literature review showed a high level of effort on the part of many of the companies. The key issues concerning these […]

Dec 15, 2011  |  Articles

NC State’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative Educates in the Real World

North Carolina State University’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) is a unique university-industry initiative that provides MBA and undergraduate students with opportunities to apply supply chain (SC) theory and concepts to field-based projects over a semester. We integrate field-based student […]