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 […]
Jason Miller Blog Post Part 1: Grocery stores aren’t gouging consumers – their costs are going up!..
It is my pleasure to begin this series of joint blog posts with Jason Miller, Associate Professor of Logistics at Michigan State University. Jason has been terrific about sharing new insights on the economy based on a variety of different […]
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 […]
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 […]
Rob Handfield Provides Strategies to Ease Port Congestion
Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, offers risk mitigation strategies for supply chain leaders to ease current port congestion that include rerouting options, backup transportation options and alternative supplies. “However, even with more lead time, route alternatives […]
SCRC Supply Chain Index contributes again to the 2021 Wall Street Journal Top 250 Best Managed Companies
This year, as in the past five years, our supply chain index contributed to the overall ranking of firms in the top 250 best managed companies, as ranked by the Drucker Institute. The top companies in 2011 included the following: […]
Western Digital Teams Up With SCRC for Emerging Technologies Support
Western Digital, a global data storage company that offers an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and solutions for business and consumers, has partnered with the SCRC to support its procurement efforts in emerging technologies and predictive risk solutions.
When the Job Search Feels Like an Uphill Marathon: A Story of Resilience
The story of MBA alumna Meera Satyakumar’s job search has a happy ending — but her journey was anything but easy, and only panned out thanks to her unwavering courage and resilience.
Supply Chain Club Visits Toshiba Business Solutions
The NC State Supply Chain Club visited Toshiba Business Solutions to get a sneak peak behind the scenes of the company’s manufacturing process.
Supply Chain Crisis Could Disrupt Holiday Shopping
(Via CBS News): About 63 million Americans were expected to take part in Cyber Monday shopping despite potential shipping delays caused by supply chain backlogs. CBS News’ Meg Oliver reports on the busiest online shopping day of the year. Then, […]