Jun 8, 2019  |  Articles

A Brief History of the Founding of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC)

The following is a transcript of the speech I gave to individuals who attended our SCRC 20th Anniversary Event this past April 2019.  It covers a bit about what motivates our team and how this organization evolved to what it […]

Jun 5, 2019  |  Articles

Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain

A recent article in Bloomberg suggests that warehouses are now becoming one of the hottest investments in the market, based on recent moves by the Blackstone Group LP, who are betting $18.7 billion on the shift towards e-commerce.  This is a perfect […]

May 20, 2019

First Procurement Leadership Training Program a Great Success!

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) partnered with NC State Executive Education to hold its first ever Procurement Leadership Training program on May 13th – 15th, which provided high-potential procurement leaders with tools and strategies needed to make dramatic improvements to […]

May 17, 2019

Poole College Celebrates 20 Years of Supply Chain Excellence

On April 24th, a select group of Poole College of Management leaders, alumni, and corporate partners gathered at the Park Alumni Center to celebrate the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC)’s 20th anniversary, and the impact it has had on the academic and professional […]

May 17, 2019

Showcase Event Highlights Student Solutions for Corporate Partners

The Poole College of Management hosted its 11th annual Leadership and Innovation Showcase on Thursday, April 25th, where 23 student teams showcased their supply chain solutions for companies including UPS, Siemens, and Lenovo. Poole College students attend the event each spring to […]

May 17, 2019

Will Morrison: U.S. Navy Supply Corps Officer Drops Anchor in Raleigh for His MBA

For Lt. Cmdr. Will Morrison, the last two years at NC State earning his MBA have been a welcomed pit stop on his journey to the top of the ranks of the US Navy’s Supply Corps. The road to Raleigh […]

May 6, 2019

VF Corp Receives Employer of the Year Award at Leadership and Innovation Showcase

VF Corporation, a worldwide apparel and footwear company headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina that is comprised of over 30 brands, accepted the Employer of the Year award at the Poole College of Management’s 11th Annual Leadership & Innovation Showcase. The […]

Apr 12, 2019

Sebastian Heese: Coordinating the Supply Chain

Ever wonder how retailers decide what products make it to their store shelves, or how they determine the mix of store-brand versus national brand products? The fine balance between variety, availability, pricing and other supply chain factors are among the […]

Apr 12, 2019

Helping UPS Craft Its Vision and Strategy (Partner Spotlight)

Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, UPS has grown into a multibillion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on enabling commerce around the globe. Today, UPS is a global company with one of the most recognized and […]

Apr 12, 2019

Alena Turner: Raising the Bar for Supply Chain Students at NC State

Alena Turner is not your average supply chain student at NC State. That is, not many students can say they helped save an aerospace and defense company over $1 million, like Alena did during her co-op with Collins Aerospace last […]