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Supply Chain Resilience in the Covid Age

February 19, 2021

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 Is the ecommerce Juggernaut Losing Momentum
Growth in 2021 Slows Significantly after Huge Jump in 2020
November 28, 2021, 11:04 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending November 26, 2021S
See who was up and who was down
November 27, 2021, 10:26 pm

Global Supply Chain News on Attempt to Operate 24 Hours per Day Floundering at Ports of LA and Long Beach
Most Nights the One Terminal Operating Overnight Fails to Reach the Minimum 25 Carrier Appointments
November 23, 2021, 6:11 am

Supply Chain News on Are Drone Deliveries on the Cusp of Reality
Walmart, Cardinal Health Announce Drone Programs
November 22, 2021, 11:04 pm

Supply Chain News on Amazon Adding New Layer of Facilities to Replenish Fulfillment Centers
As Company nears 1000 US Logistics Facilities, a New Type Enters the Mix
November 22, 2021, 4:04 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending November 19, 2021
See who was up and who was down
November 20, 2021, 10:26 pm

The UN Climate Meeting and the Supply Chain
Lots of Talk as Always, but Do the Pledges Mean Anything
November 19, 2021, 3:26 am

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Top 50 Global Freight Carriers 2021
UPS Moves Past FedEx at the Top, but It May not Last after Sale of Freight Unit
November 17, 2021, 2:13 pm

Global Supply Chain News on Now Air Cargo Congestion also Creating Huge Delays
Two Week Delays to Get Cargo at JFK and LAX
November 17, 2021, 1:44 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Nov. 18, 2021
US Truckload Rates still Heading Higher. US Manufacturing Output Jumped in October. Ocean Rates will Take Long Time to Return to Normal. Target, Walmart to Eat some of the Inflation Costs
November 17, 2021, 1:43 pm

Supply Chain News on Increased Selling of Log In Credentials for IT Systems of Logistics Firms to Bad Actors
Security Firm Intel 471 Seeing Lots of Black Market Actions by Sellers and Buyers of Log In Data
November 17, 2021, 5:12 am

Supply Chain News on One more Time, is there Really a US Truck Driver Shortage
Raise the Wages, and the Drivers will Come, Reporter Says
November 16, 2021, 3:46 am

Green Supply Chain News on Getting CO2 Emissions Out of the Extended Supply Chain is Monumental Effort, but One US Foods Giants PepsiCo and Mars are Making
Mars Investing 2 Billion Dollars in Helping Farmers Adopt New Techniques
November 16, 2021, 3:46 am

Supply Chain News on The Enormous Cost of Counterfeit Goods to US Manufacturing
eCommerce has Fueled Tremendous Growth in Sales of Counterfeit Products
November 10, 2021, 3:29 pm

Supply Chain News on Walmart Testing Driverless Trucks to Support Orders Assembled at Dark Stores and Shipped to Local Outlets for Pick Up
Ultimately, Autonomous Trucks May be Key Part of Walmart Hub and Strategy for On Line Order Fulfillment
November 10, 2021, 2:56 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Nov. 11, 2021
Inflation and Meatflation Soaring. Maersk Line Acquires US Fulfillment 3PL. Where is the Infrastructure Bill Money Going. Apparel Brands moving Away from China and Asia Sourcing
November 10, 2021, 9:26 am

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on New Direct to Consumer Operating Metrics
New Operating Model Needs New Set of Supply Chain KPIs
November 10, 2021, 7:28 am

Couch Report on Gartner Supply Chain Symposium 2021 Part 3
Summary of Breakout Sessions on WMS, TMS and Inventory Management Excellence
November 10, 2021, 4:26 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending November 12, 2021
See who was up and who was down
November 10, 2021, 4:26 am

Supply Chain News on So Just what is Actually In the 1 Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Bill
Breaking Out where the Billions are Going
November 9, 2021, 5:30 am

A Look Back at the Impact of Full Warehouses on Productivity
Tracking Space Utilization against Productivity is a Important DC Metric
November 8, 2021, 5:01 am

Couch Report on Gartner Supply Chain Supply Chain Symposium 2021 Part 2
Tuesday and Wednesday Keynotes Oddly Both External Innovation Gurus
November 5, 2021, 9:57 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending Nov. 5, 2021
See who was up and who was down
November 5, 2021, 9:57 am

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Nov. 4, 2021
Carriers Seeing Record Profits.Prologis Cannot Build Warehouses Fast Enough for Demand, US PMI for October down a Bit but Still Strong. UPS Announce Major Rate Hikes
November 4, 2021, 4:17 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Gartner Hype Cycle on Supply Chain Planning Technologies
Always an Interesting Look at What Technologies are Delivering Consistent Value
November 4, 2021, 4:17 pm

Global Supply Chain News on Will New Container Dwell Time Fees Unclog Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach
The Key Question as Always is Who will Pay the Potentially Huge New Fees on Top of Existing Charges
November 3, 2021, 11:48 am

RFID, AIDC, and IoT News on Round Up for Nov. 3, 2021
MIT Robot Uses Vision and RFID to Find Lost Items. Wild ImpinjStock Ride Continues Headed Up. Malware in Bar Code Scanning App Still causing Problems
November 3, 2021, 8:21 am

Companies Once again Talking about Moving Sourcing from Asia. Maybe this Time they Really Mean It
Companies are bringing Back Manufacturing, moving Away from Outsourcing, in an Effort to Gain more Control
November 2, 2021, 4:48 pm

Supply Chain News on Still more Union Challenges at Amazon FCs
5500 FC Workers in Brooklyn likely to Force Union Vote
November 2, 2021, 4:48 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending October 29, 2021
See who was up and who was down
October 31, 2021, 11:21 am

Couch Report on Gartner Supply Chain Supply Chain Symposium 2021
Rather Extraordinary Keynote on Supply Chain as Cause and Cure for World Fractures
October 29, 2021, 11:21 am

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Which Parcel Carrier has the Best on Time Performance
One Carrier Performance is Headed Up and One is Headed Down
October 28, 2021, 3:21 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Oct. 28, 2021
Ports to Asess Charges for Containers not Picked Up. US Trade Deficit in Goods Sets Record. Warehouse Automation Spend to Grow Rapidly. Another Amazon FC Trying to Unionize
October 28, 2021, 11:21 am

Supply Chain News on 10 Tips for Managing Inventories in a Time of Supply Shortages
Basic List of Suggestions still could Trigger some Ideas
October 27, 2021, 2:02 pm

Supply Chain News on Brick and Mortar Retail Drives Large Rise in Customer Pick Up at Store
Consumers Increasingly Do Store Pick Up, with Major Benefits to Retailers
October 27, 2021, 10:02 am

Supply Chain News on Top Issues for Truckers 2021 from ATRI
Top Three Issues all Connected to Driver Shortage
October 26, 2021, 4:45 pm

Supply Chain News on Restaurant Commissary Uses Lean to Dramatically Improve Productivity
Addressing the Labor Shortage by Innovating the Work
October 26, 2021, 4:57 am

The Labor Supply Chain on the March
Unions Seeing Possible Change in Recent Trends, perhaps Bolstered by Court Decision, Legislation
October 22, 2021, 5:04 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stocks for Week Ending October 22, 2021
See who was up and who was down
October 22, 2021, 5:04 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Oct. 21, 2021
Prices on Grocery Shelves Soaring. Huge Spike in Out of Stocks Predicted for Holiday Shopping. US Manufacturing Sector Stalling. Truck Driver Shortage Sets Record High
October 21, 2021, 4:41 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on ATA Freight Tonnage Up, but Still Down
Biggest Monthly Gain in 2021 in September, but Still well Below 2018 and 2019 Levels
October 21, 2021, 6:38 am

Trucking Challenge to California AB 5 Law will See Last Chance with Pending Appeal to US Supreme Court
Justices should Decide Whether to take the Case Any Day
October 20, 2021, 6:54 am

Global Supply Chain News on Ocean Container Shipping will Finally Swing Back in Favor of Shippers in 2022, Drewry Says
Average Container Shipping Rates Forecast to be Up 126 percent in 2021
October 20, 2021, 5:08 am

Supply Chain News on Two Largest Regional Parcel Carriers to Merge
LaserShip acquiring OnTrac, Potentially Changing the Dynamics in US Parcel Sector
October 19, 2021, 4:56 am

A Look Inside Latest Amazon Generation Fulfillment Center
Robots Outnumber Humans 10 to 1
October 19, 2021, 4:50 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending Oct. 15, 2021
Seee who was up and who was down
October 17, 2021, 6:28 am

Supply Chain in the Spotlight
Now the Whole World getting a Supply Chain Education
October 15, 2021, 8:37 am

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Oct. 14, 2021
Inflation Surges in September. Israel with Major New Drone Delivery Test. Cass Linehaul Index Way Up in August. The Sad Story of Stranded Sailors across the World
October 14, 2021, 8:37 am

Strange Supply Chain Situation likely to Make 2021 Peak Season Very Different than Normal
Peak to Last from October to January. Will enough Goods make it to Store Shelves
October 13, 2021, 1:42 pm

Supply Chain Newsmakers Video on Tool Maker Hilti Transforms Distribution Labor Management
Highlghts of Hilti Presentation at CSCMP Edge Conference in Atlanta
October 13, 2021, 12:37 pm

Announcements

June 29, 2021
WHIN webinars: Train and Trace: Improved Outcomes with Digital Work Instructions
Themes: Digital Work Instructions Overlay in Production; Digitally Traceable Pattern and Assembly Steps for Better Outcomes
Audience: Engineers, Line Supervisors, Human Resources, Management

April 2021
Dr. Ananth Iyer and Steve Dunlop presented as part of the Krannert 2021 Alumni Conference
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February 19, 2021
Supply Chain Resilience in the Covid Age
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Annual Report

SHRUTI SINGHAL Alumnus Spotlight