Supply Chain Executives

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Q&A with Two Top Leaders in Supply Chain Industry

October 24, 2022
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.
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New research from UT delivers best supply chain management leadership practices for the future

April 26, 2022
For the paper, “Winning Supply Chain Transformational Leadership Practices,” sponsored by Daugherty Business Solutions, researchers from the Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business interviewed supply chain leaders from 16 benchmark companies across seven industries with experience in Latin America, India, China, Europe and North America to gain their insights into best practices for supply chain management in the 2020s. 
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The Role of Integrated Business Planning in Growth Companies

September 14, 2021
Integrated business planning (IBP) is a process that can deliver efficiency and cost savings to all aspects of a supply chain. While implementing an IBP process may involve structural changes in how business and operations planning is done within an organization, the resulting improvements in supply chain operations are worth the effort.
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Student Perspectives on the MS-SCM – Online

June 26, 2020
Students of Haslam’s Online MS-SCM discuss the standout features of the program.
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Empowering Women in Supply Chain

April 24, 2020
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business’s recent panel explored the crucial roles of women in supply chain management.
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Introducing the Role of CFO in Supply Chain Management

March 18, 2020
Supply chain management is increasingly recognized as a central driver of business profitability. The finance and management experience you gain by working in supply chain management is an excellent qualification for a CFO career path.
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Emerging Technologies in Supply Chain Management

March 9, 2020
Staying competitive in supply chain management requires adopting the most advanced technology.
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Introducing the Role of the COO in the Supply Chain

February 14, 2020
Supply chain management experience is a great qualification for an executive position in operations. A supply chain professional in the COO role can help companies save money on operations, negotiate better contracts with vendors and suppliers, and find better sources for raw materials.
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Supply Chain Innovation in High Performance Organizations

February 4, 2020
Complex supply chains require innovation to manage, so high performance organizations are turning to practices developed by the Global Supply Chain Institute.
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Supply Chain Executive Careers

January 21, 2020
Supply chain management professionals have more possibilities for advancement within the ranks of corporations than ever before.