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The Next Shift: Returns and Non-Economic Considerations Take Center Stage
This is the final post in a three-part blog series about research conducted into last-mile and reverse logistics by GSCI Fellow Alan Amling and GSCI co-faculty director Tom Goldsby. In the first two blog posts of this last-mile series, we unveiled the future of e-commerce delivery. In this post, we focus on the return leg.
Innovation in Last-Mile Fulfillment and Delivery
This post is the second in a three-part blog series about research conducted into last-mile and reverse logistics by GSCI Fellow Alan Amling and co-faculty director Tom Goldsby. Read the first post, "The Big Shift in E-Commerce Logistics."
Everything You Need to Know from Spring SCF 2023
From April 25–27, nearly 600 supply chain management professionals and students attended the spring Supply Chain Forum, which included networking and recruiting sessions for employers and students, research discussions and panels with industry leaders, and a live podcast recording.
SC Ports CEO Melvin named ‘Outstanding Woman in Supply Chain’
South Carolina Ports President and CEO Barbara Melvin received the Outstanding Women in Supply Chain Award from supply chain management students at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Five Haslam SCM Faculty Receive New Appointments
Twelve faculty members at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business have been appointed to named positions. Five of these faculty are transitioning from one professorship to another, while seven are receiving named appointments for the first time.
Beyond Supply Chain with Kellie Harper
This is one of two posts based on sessions from the 2023 Spring Supply Chain Forum, which took place from April 25–27 in Knoxville, Tennessee. On the forum's final day, supply chain management department head John Bell spoke with University of Tennessee women’s basketball head coach Kellie Harper about leadership principles that transcend professional disciplines.
Closing the Loop on Rare Earths
This post is the third in the series, Raw Materials and Natural Resources in the Supply Chain, which explores the understudied, and often misunderstood, processes for sourcing natural resources that are used as raw materials by the industries that make the products we buy every day. Read the first post about the dilemma farmers face in how to use their land. The second post explored the challenge of reshoring raw materials supply.
The Big Shift in E-Commerce Logistics
This post is the first in a three-part blog series about research conducted into last-mile and reverse logistics by GSCI Fellow Alan Amling and co-faculty director Tom Goldsby. Download the full white paper now.
Gen Z is Here. Now What?
This is one of two posts based on sessions from the 2023 Spring Supply Chain Forum, which took place from April 25–27 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Attendees may download the full presentation from the session under Resources in the GSCI app.
Q&A: The Societal Importance of Haslam’s Supply Chain Management (SCM) Research
The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, ranked fourth in the SCM Journal List’s annual ranking of university supply chain management research production. This marks the eighth consecutive year Haslam has been in the prestigious ranking’s top four, affirming the central role of supply chain management research at the college.