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The Next Evolution of Global Supply Chain Management: A Q&A With Pam Donovan
Meet Pam Donovan, a clinical associate professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, home of the Global Supply Chain Institute whose career in transportation and logistics in the United States Air Force and PhD in logistics provided interesting insight into the next evolution of global supply chain management. Professor Donovan answers critical questions on addressing supply chain volatility and insights into addressing the unknowns.
Hybrid Last Mile Delivery Fleets Offer Sweet Spot Between Cost Efficiency and Service Quality
Speedy home delivery isn’t just a nice-to-have proposition in today’s competitive marketplace – it’s what most consumers expect. Large retailers such as Amazon, Target and Best Buy now offer same-day delivery for many products, raising new questions about how to balance cost with quality of service in the persistently inefficient last mile of delivery.
From Option to Necessity: Firms Can Drive Value Through Sustainable Supply Chains
Once a nice-to-have proposition for companies, sustainability is quickly becoming a must-have for those seeking to stay ahead of the competition. Consumer demand, regulatory directives, investor pressure and workforce attitudes about sustainable products and practices are among the forces driving this seismic shift. Additionally, businesses increasingly realize that unsustainable practices may lead to an unsustainable planet.
A Vision for the Evolution of Economic Inclusion in the Supply Chain
Meet Andrea Sordi, a clinical assistant professor at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business, home of the Global Supply Chain Institute. Professor Sordi has more than 20 years of hands-on, professional experience observing supply chain trends in the consumer goods industry. Before joining the faculty at UT, Sordi was head of global procurement strategy and head of global indirect services sourcing for Mondelez Global LLC.
Haslam Executive MBA Program in Prestigious Top 100 International Ranking for Second Year
For the second consecutive year, the Haslam Executive MBA program in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business ranked in the London-Based Financial Times’ top 100 international executive MBA programs.
Autry and Bell Assume New Leadership Roles at UT Haslam
Chad Autry is the new associate dean for research and faculty at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. John Bell has been appointed to Autry’s previous position as head of the college’s Department of Supply Chain Management.