Sandra MacQuillan, chief supply chain officer at Kimberly-Clark, was honored with the first-ever Distinguished Women in Supply Chain award at last week’s Supply Chain Forum at the Haslam College of Business. The award was presented by the college’s Nexxus group, an organization launched by female supply chain students and faculty at last year’s forum.
Global Supply Chain Institute News
New research released today from UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute, in collaboration with leading B2B integration provider DiCentral, looks at supply chain trends, issues, and challenges expected in 2016 and beyond.
In response to growing demand from supply chain employers to connect with new hires, UT’s Haslam College of Business is launching the Supply Chain Management Scholars of Distinction program.
According to a new study from UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute, Selecting and Managing a Third Party Logistics Provider, companies are still struggling to optimize their use of 3PLs despite growth in every sector of the supply chain over the last quarter-century.
A new study from the Global Supply Chain Institute demonstrates that decision fatigue impedes a company’s agility and profits.
Supply and Demand Chain Executive featured a recent survey by the Global Supply Chain Institute at UT.
The work of Michael Burnette, associate director of the Global Supply Chain Institute, was recently cited in a Forbes article about “platforming.”
The Haslam College of Business’s Supply Chain Forum, held November 11–12, included an inaugural reception for Nexxus, a program aimed at promoting gender diversity in the field. In addition, industry professional Kevin O’Marah was honored with a faculty fellowship.
Relocation of manufacturing and product sourcing to emerging economies is no longer the gold standard for global businesses, according to a study from the Global Supply Chain Institute in UT’s Haslam College of Business.
The Supply Chain Forum this fall boasted record attendance and some of the most influential speakers in the event’s twenty-year history.