Q&A with Noel Greis: The Future of the Machine Tool Industry
Noel Greis, research professor of operations and supply chain management in the Poole College of Management, recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation to examine critical gaps in knowledge and capacity in the U.S. machine tool industry.
Existential Questions to Consider in Human and Digital Supply Chain Transformation
This blog was offered by Joe Yacura, CEO and founder of the International Association of Data Quality, Governance, and Analytics. Today’s supply chains are being re-engineered aggressively as a result of the COVID pandemic impacts on business. Decisions need to […]
SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO
Our 40th Bi-Annual Supply Chain Resource Cooperative meeting was a great success, culminating with the student gallery walk, featuring 27 undergraduate and MBA supply chain projects. The meeting was attended by over 80 executives, as well as numerous students and […]
Data Analyst, Data Scientist, and Data Engineer: What’s the Difference?
Many CPO’s and CSCO’s today complain about being overwhelmed with the amount of internal and external data they are being asked to analyze to create improved supply chain outcomes. The volume and velocity of data streaming at us is increasing […]
First NCSU Procurement Leadership Program a Great Success!
We held our first ever Procurement Leadership workshop this week, hosting a group of executives from Altria, American Red Cross, Cheniere Energy, Smith & Nephew, RSCS (YUM! Brands) and the US Air Force. The mix of executives from both the […]
UPS Supply Chain Innovation Keynote Presentation at SCRC Meeting this Fall
One of the highlights of our SCRC meeting was the presentation by David Quintilio, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at United Parcel Service. David is a College of Management alum, originally from Asheville, and began working loading trucks […]
CSCMP Awash in Debates on how Blockchain, AI, and Digital Technologies Will Change SCM Forever
I had the opportunity to speak at the CSCMP conference this past week. This was an exciting time to be talking to people about logistics and supply chain! SCRC Director, Troy Pinkins, MBA student Sara Sonderman, and I hosted the […]