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Global Supply Chain Management Initiative

Managing supply chain disruption - February 18, 2022

OUR MISSION
KRANNERT'S Supply Chain CENTER

For 15 years, the GSCMI (Global Supply Chain Management Initiative) Center has been the focal point within the Krannert School of Management for promoting education, research and industrial engagement with those interested in supply chain management. The Center accomplishes this through various conferences, student competitions, and company projects that create venues for collaboration between firms, students and faculty across the state and around the globe. Bridging industry, students and faculty.


SPOTLIGHTS FROM OUR LATEST NEWS


Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain News on Three Federal Maritime Commissioners ask STB to Stop Kansas City Southern Takeover
Allege Canadian Pacific Railway will Divert Containers from US to Canadian Ports
June 28, 2022, 10:13 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending June 24, 2022
See who was up and who was down
June 26, 2022, 10:00 am

State of the Logistics Union 2022
Logistics Costs as Percent of GDP Jump to 8.0 Percnt
June 24, 2022, 10:00 am

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Segmenting Parcel and Last Mile Delivery
Kearney Spots Providers by How Long they have been around and Scope of Services in CSCMP Report
June 23, 2022, 5:51 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for June 23, 2022
Container Rates Falling but Still High. Truckmaker Plagued by Inability to get Parts. US Manufacturing Slows in May. Majority of New Sales to be Electrics by 2035
June 23, 2022, 5:08 pm

Supply Chain News on Will US Shippers move Back to Spot Market after Signing what Now Look like Expensive Contracts
Move to Spot is Slow, but Tempting given Current Price Dynamics
June 22, 2022, 4:56 pm

Supply Chain News on Leaked 2021 Amazon Research Predicts Company will Run out of FC Workers Soon
Super High Turnover Rates Key Factor, as Former FC Manager in Phoenix Says Situation so Bad Workers almost Couldn not be Fired
June 21, 2022, 5:15 pm

Supply Chain News on How Much Time Does It Take to Complete a Lean Transformation
You can never be finished creating a continuous improvement culture, but there are a few ways to determine whether you are on the right track
June 21, 2022, 1:26 pm

Trip Report on Gartner Supply Chain Symposium 2022 Part 2
Best Breakout Session was Dwight Klappich of Gartner on Robots in Distribution
June 17, 2022, 4:43 am

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on US Wholesale Prices have Been Up in a Straight Line for Two Years
Remarkable Increase in Inflation since Early in the Pandemic
June 16, 2022, 6:15 am

Let the Debate Begin. Gartner Names Top University Undergraduate Supply Chain Programs for 2022
University of Arkansas Tops the List again, but Texas Schools Dominate the Top 25
June 15, 2022, 2:15 pm

Supply Chain News on Mixed Picture on State of the Market for US Freight Transportation, Cass Finds
Volumes Up but Rates Down in May versus April
June 15, 2022, 10:15 am

Supply Chain by the Numbers for June 16, 2022
Retail Sales Fall in May. Amazon Delaying FC Openings. FedEx getting Shareholder Friendly. Thieves Steal 10 Valuable Ocean Containers Near Mexico City
June 15, 2022, 6:15 am

Global Supply Chain News on Automation Expected to be Major Issue in West Coast Port Labor Contract Negotiations
ILWU Contract Expires June 30
June 14, 2022, 1:46 pm

Supply Chain News on Amazon Putting some Fulfillment Center Openings on Hold
Building at the High End of a Volatile Forecast
June 13, 2022, 5:05 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending June 10, 2022
See who was up and who was down
June 12, 2022, 6:27 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending June 17, 2022
See who wa up and who was down
June 12, 2022, 4:43 am

Trip Report on Gartner Supply Chain Symposium 2022
Conference Continues to Gain Momementum, as We Review Opening Day Keynote
June 10, 2022, 4:43 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on New Warehouse Software Framework from Gartner
Beyond Just WMS to Warehouse Operations Management
June 10, 2022, 5:42 am

Supply Chain by the Numbers for June 10, 2022
Target, other Retailers Cutting Inventories. World Bank Lowers Growth Forecast. Gas Prices Reach New Record. CSX Labor Woes
June 10, 2022, 5:22 am

Supply Chain News on Thoughts on WMS Trends 2022 from Gartner
In a Very Mature WMS Market, Vendors Continue to Innovate, Klappich, Turnstall and Narang Say
June 8, 2022, 4:02 pm

Supply Chain News on US Rail Bottlenecks Growing, as CSX is Turning Away Freight in Face of Labor Shortages
With Shanghai reopening and Peak Season Neigh, Rail Shippers could See Longer Delays
June 8, 2022, 12:07 pm

Supply Chain News on Rules for Use of Autonomous Trucks Maybe Hire by Year End, but do not Bet on It
Rule Making Could Take Years, Lagging Behind the Technology
June 7, 2022, 5:21 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending June 3, 2022
See who was up and who was down
June 5, 2022, 5:02 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Industrial Robot Growth Took Off in 2021
After Three Flat Years, Robot Deployment Rose by a Third in 2021
June 3, 2022, 4:41 am

Supply Chain by the Numbers for June 3, 2022
Cargo Theft Value Soars in Q1. Delivery Drivers Snacking on Your Order. US Manufacturing Holds Steady. Contracts Ocean Container Shipping Rates Cannot be Stopped
June 2, 2022, 5:05 am

Supply Chain News on US Purchasing Managers Index for May basically Flat with April, with no Sign of Manufacturing Slowdown Yet
After Drop to Level not Seen since July 2020 in April, the May PMI Stays Strong in Face of Headwinds
June 2, 2022, 4:35 am

Understanding the Gartner Top 25 Supply Chains 2022
Cisco Systems again Tops the List, as We Explain the Methodology in Detail
June 2, 2022, 1:05 am

Supply Chain News on Will Amazon Ditching of Fulfillment Space Cool Red Hot Warehouse Market
Demand still Exceeds Supply for Now, amid Some Signs eCommerce Volumes are Slowing
June 1, 2022, 4:32 pm

RFID, AIDC, and IoT News on Major Announcement with Chinese Province Should Accelerate GSI Push for 2D Bar Codes
It will Take some Years, but End is in Sight for the Venerable UPC Code in Retail and Beyond
June 1, 2022, 11:55 am

Supply Chain News on Value of US Q1 Cargo Thefts Up 73 Percent, New Report Says
Major Jump comes Even as Number of Thefts were Flat, CargoNet Says
May 31, 2022, 4:47 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending May 27, 2027
See who was up and who was down
May 30, 2022, 6:38 am

Bees, Order Picking, and Self Organizing Logistics Systems 2022
Looking Back at a Column on an Intriguing Approach Created by the Late Dr. John Bartholdi III of Georgia Tech
May 27, 2022, 11:55 am

Supply Chain by the Numbers for May 26, 2022
CBO Says 2022 Economy to Stay Strong. Apple Planning to move much Sourcing from China. Amazon Now has too much FC Space. Walmart to Greatly Expand Drone Deliveries
May 26, 2022, 4:05 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on US Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Transportation Sector by Source
Emissions from Cars Dwarfs those from Freight Trucks
May 26, 2022, 12:32 am

Supply Chain News on CPO at Bayer encourages Procurement Managers to Fight Hard for Sustainability
If Your Company does not Get It, May be Time to move on, Thomas Udesen Say
May 25, 2022, 2:06 pm

Supply Chain News on Data Shows Long Trucking Up Cycle May have Peaked, and Maybe with it the Economy
Truckstop Execs, SimchI Levy of MIT Say Truck Rates and Volumes have Peaked
May 25, 2022, 12:38 am

Supply Chain News on Upon Apparent Success, Walmart Commits to Rolling Out the Symbotic Robot System in All 42 US Regional DCs
System will Optimize and Speed the flow of goods in Distribution Centers
May 24, 2022, 4:38 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending May 20, 2022
See who was up and who was down
May 22, 2022, 6:26 am

Supply Chain News on Why are Gas and Diesels Prices So High
Oil Prices have Soard since Early in Pandemic. No US Refineries since 1977. Prepping Pumps for 10 Dollars per Gallon
May 19, 2022, 3:55 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for May 19, 2022
Target, Walmart See Big Profit Hits. Now BackUps at Port of New York. US Manufacturing Still Strong in April..Gas Station Chain Preparing for Double Digit Prices
May 19, 2022, 4:40 am

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on What to do with the Global Supply Chain Pressures Index
New Tool from Federal Reserve Bank is Interesting, but Still Trying to Figure Out what to Do with It
May 18, 2022, 4:33 am

Supply Chain by the Numbers for May 19, 2022
Target, Walmart See Big Profit Hits. Now BackUps at Port of New York. US Manufacturing Still Strong in April. Gas Station Chain Preparing for Double Digit Prices
May 17, 2022, 8:47 pm

Supply Chain News onUniting Operations and IT in Digitizing Manufacturing
Focus on Key Business KPIs is Key, IDC Report says
May 17, 2022, 8:47 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Firms well Populate CNBC List of the Top 50 Disruptors
Three of Top 10, including Number 1, are Supply Chain Technology Providers
May 17, 2022, 8:12 pm

Supply Chain News on Shopify Tries to Out Amazon Amazon with Acquisition of Deliverr
eCommerce Fulfillment Platform will Enable End to End Logistics and Inventory Management, Shopify Says
May 17, 2022, 2:48 am

Supply Chain News on Report Says Freight Volumes Starting to Slow
Rates still Up, but Trajectory Likely will Change Soon
May 17, 2022, 2:48 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending May 13, 2022
See who was up and who was down
May 14, 2022, 5:56 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Lessons Learned from Tests of Electric Trucks
NACFE Report Says Electrics are Ready Right Now for Regional Hauls
May 13, 2022, 4:02 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for May 13, 2022Supply Chain by the Numbers for May 13, 2022
Soaring Inflation Continues On, Negotiations between Terminals and West Coast Dock Workers Begin,D iesel Prices an Issue Across the Globe. Shopify makes Big Fulfillment Acquisition
May 13, 2022, 5:03 am

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