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Haslam Professor to Help Inform U.S. Transportation Policy
The Transportation Research Board (TRB) Executive Committee recently selected Yemisi “Yem” Bolumole as a member of its Committee on Impacts of Alternative Compensation Methods on Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Retention and Safety Performance. Her first meeting with the committee will be Wednesday, November 9.
End-to-End Supply Chain Planning
End-to-end involves the entire process of the supply chain, from product design and procurement of raw materials to delivery of the final product and after-sale customer service. Effective management of an end-to-end supply chain creates a strong competitive advantage for businesses in crowded markets.
Q&A with Two Top Leaders in Supply Chain Industry
Barbara Melvin, president and CEO of South Carolina Ports, and Annette Danek-Akey, Penguin Random House’s chief supply chain officer, share their thoughts on their supply chain operations.
Blockchain Implementation for Supply Chain Management
Wondering if your company should explore blockchain implementation for supply chain management? You’re not alone. The University of Tennessee Global Supply Chain Institute spent over 18 months researching and interviewing industry-leading companies like Amazon, Mondelēz International and Pfizer on how they’ve pioneered the use of blockchain in their supply chains.
Blockchain for Supply Chain: Evaluating the ROI of Blockchain Technology
Even if you haven’t explored, researched or experimented with using blockchain for supply chain management, you’ve likely heard of blockchain technology. One of the most hyped advancements of the last decade, the only thing harder to understand than blockchain itself is blockchain value. Or, more specifically, the return on investment (ROI) of blockchain for supply chain.
Blockchain 101 For Supply Chain Management
The Global Supply Chain Institute dug into blockchain technologies, their benefit for supply chain management and how to get started evaluating blockchain ROI for your company in the white paper, “When Is(n’t) Blockchain Right?” Consider this article a bite-sized blockchain tutorial, drawn from the white paper, to help take the mystery and intimidation out of this transformative technology.
UT’s Haslam College of Business Rises in U.S. News Undergrad Rankings
The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, rose four spots to No. 26 among public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Undergraduate Business Program rankings. The Department of Supply Chain Management held the No. 3 spot nationally and among publics for a second year.
Three Supply Chain Management Faculty Appointed to Endowed Posts
John Bell, head of the Department of Supply Chain Management in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, recently announced that two faculty had been appointed to endowed professorships and another would be the first to hold a newly endowed chair.
Arun Sivaramakrishnan Completes SCM Leadership Academy
Arun Sivaramakrishnan, Transformation Partner - Vice President at Genpact, completed the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s new SCM Leadership Academy in May 2022. Learn why he recommends Haslam’s program over others and how he’s already applying what he learned.