One of the components that makes the MS in Supply Chain Management so unique is the capstone simulation course, which blends online and hands-on, face-to-face learning.
Supply chain managers have an array of SCM concepts, strategies and tools at their disposal to predict and mitigate disruptions caused by natural disasters.
Distribution centers are driven by technology and focus on relationships with suppliers and customers. Safe and efficient practices are necessary to reduce errors, labor and cycle time, and increase accuracy and service.
With a focus on sustainability, the NFL has taken steps to "go green" through the use of supply chain management. Read on to discover how the NFL is already accomplishing its goal, and what strategies they are using to reduce waste and improve stadium sustainability.
Supply chain professionals who can effectively optimize the end-to-end operations and be strategic leaders - also known as T-shaped professionals - are now in demand for their in-depth disciplinary knowledge, as well as their ability to see and influence the bigger picture.
Large retailers have seen sales at store locations dip significantly as they struggle to compete in light of consumers with ever-increasing options both online and in stores.
Supply chain management is among the fastest growing career fields in the U.S., with high demand for knowledgeable professionals. Here are four reasons to actively seek out a career in supply chain management.
Demand planning uses analytics that helps firms make smart decisions about inventory and production levels. Good demand planning is highly accurate, based on data and enhances profitability. But the process can be challenging.
With significant turnover among the supply chain ranks, organizations need to invest in developing their people to retain top supply chain talent.