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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 and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending May 14, 2021
See Who was Up and Who was Down
May 14, 2021, 6:33 pm

A Look at the 2021 MHI Annual Report Part 2
MHI Again Partners with Deloitte on Thought Leadership Vehicle
May 14, 2021, 2:33 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Can Ocean Container Carriers Maintain Asset Discipline
After Several Years of Restraint, Sudden Surge in New Ship Orders
May 13, 2021, 4:55 am

Supply Chain by the Numbers for May 13, 2021
US Tariffs on Chinese Imports Worked, Sort of. Thounsands of Gas Stations Closed Due to Ransonware Attack. US Manufacturers Under Supply Stress. Inflation Seems to be Here
May 12, 2021, 5:16 pm

Supply Chain News on US Manufacturing Situation Sees Everyone is Scrambling
Auto Parts Maker Sogefi Factory in West Virginia Sees Daily Fire Drills
May 12, 2021, 5:01 pm

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Contest Starting May 12, 2021
Show Us Your Supply Chain Wit
May 12, 2021, 8:08 am

Global Supply Chain News on Will Boom Times Continue for Ocean Container Carriers
Up Cycle and High Rates to Continue through 2022, Drewry Predicts
May 11, 2021, 4:40 pm

Supply Chain News on 5 Key Capabilities for Digitizing Business
Hackett Group Offers Insights, somewhat Geared to Procurement Managers
May 11, 2021, 2:56 pm

Supply Chain News on Amazon Continues Push Distribution Center Wages Higher
As Amazon Set the Pace of Move to 15 Dollars per Hour, It Announces Plans for more Wage Hikes
May 10, 2021, 12:34 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending May 7, 2021

May 9, 2021, 5:30 am

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winners for March 17, 2021 Contest
See who took home the prize
May 7, 2021, 4:43 pm

A Look at the 2021 MHI Annual Report
Innovation for Resilience
May 7, 2021, 4:43 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on A Snapshot of the Strong Current US Economy
One Chart from ISM Says it All
May 6, 2021, 4:46 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for May 6, 2021
US PMI for April Falls but Still Very Strong, Rolling Up Amazon Resellers, Maersk Line Sees Big Q1 Profits. US Birth Rate Continues to Fall, with Major Ramifications
May 6, 2021, 4:15 pm

Chain Reaction for May 6 2021 on Never a Better Time to be a Demand Plannner
Nickey Says Volatility is Good Cover
May 6, 2021, 5:34 am

Supply Chain News on Former Amazon Exec Sees Path for US to Regain Manufacturing Prowess
Jeff Wilke Says It will not be from Replicating Asia Models of Last 30 Years
May 5, 2021, 8:06 am

RFID, AIDC, and IoT News Round Up for May 5, 2021
RFID Maker Impinj Sees Stock Price Tumble Again, Another Crooks Caught Changing Retail Bar Code Labels, RFID Ring instead of an Implant
May 5, 2021, 7:02 am

Supply Chain News on US Freight Rates Soaring
Freight Broker CH Robinson See Q1 Per Mile Rates Jump 33 percent versus 2020
May 4, 2021, 5:16 am

Supply Chain News on A Look at Amazon Blowout Q1 Result
Revenue Jumps 44 percent versus 2020, while Making Real Money
May 3, 2021, 5:42 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending April 30, 2021
See who was up and who was down
May 2, 2021, 5:26 pm

The End of the Independent Trucker
California Circuit Court Lifts Injunction on AB 5, while Proposes Federal Law would Take ABC Contractor Test National
April 30, 2021, 5:26 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on the Great Toilet Paper Crisis is More than Over
Kimberly Clark Sales Dropped in Q1 as Consumers Work off Home Stocks
April 29, 2021, 4:14 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for April 29, 2021
Q1 US GDP Soars as Expected, Amazon to Soon Overtake Walmart as Largest US Retailer. Mall Traffic Rebounding, but May Never Fully Recover, UPS Sees Q1 Profit Explosion
April 29, 2021, 12:14 pm

Supply Chain News on Getting the Most Out of Training Distribution Center Workers
Competency based Training Works, but is too Expensive for Most Companies
April 28, 2021, 3:23 pm

Supply Chain News on Tesla Semi, TuSimple Autonomous Trucks, Nikola Fuel Cell Trucks getting Closer
Tesla Now Says It will Start Delivering its Electric Semis this Year
April 28, 2021, 4:51 am

Global Supply Chain News on Growing Congestion has Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Pondering 24 x 7 Operations
Would be Enormously Complex Undertaking, Requiring Synchronization of Many Parts
April 27, 2021, 5:37 am

Supply Chain News on Path to Meeting UN Climate Goals will be Steep and Costly, IRENA Report Finds
131 Trillion Dollars in Cumulative Global Investment Needed by 2050
April 27, 2021, 5:37 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending April 23, 2021
See Who was Up and Who was Down
April 25, 2021, 1:25 pm

Amazon is Eating the Fulfillment World
Expansion of Facilities, Accelerating in 2020, is Hard to Fathom
April 23, 2021, 1:25 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on US Truckoad Rates Keep Heading Higher
Rates Up 10 Percent since Mid 2020, Cass Linehaul Index Finds
April 21, 2021, 5:25 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for April 22, 2021
Suez Canal Holding Beached Cargo Until Ship Owner Pays Up. Big Rival Bid for Kansas City Southern. Prices for New and Used Shipping Containers Surging. Dollar General Bets on Brick and Mortar Sales
April 21, 2021, 12:36 pm

Are Procurement Policies Throttling the Advance of 3D Printing in the Automotive Sector
Companies have Blinders On In Terms of Potential Total Cost Savings with 3D Printed Parts
April 21, 2021, 6:07 am

Supply Chain News on Plastics of All Things Now in Very Short Supply
Early Warning Systems can Enable First Mover Advantage Whenever Disruption Looms, Expert Bindiya Vakil Says
April 20, 2021, 11:39 am

Supply Chain News on US Freight Rates Continue To Head Higher on Strong Demand
Cass Linehaul Index Reaches AllTime High
April 20, 2021, 5:46 am

Supply Chain News on Why Alabama Amazon Workers Said No to the Union
Union Makes Challenge to NLRB, Alleging Many Amazon Violations of Labor Rule
April 19, 2021, 5:46 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stocks for Week Ending April 16, 2021
See Who Was Up and Who Was Down
April 18, 2021, 5:09 am

Couch Report on ProMat DX 2021
Impressive Virtual Show Technology and Effort, but of Course Just not the Same as Physical Event
April 16, 2021, 5:09 am

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on A Supply Chain Resilience Scorecard
McKinsey with a Simple Tool to Rate Different Areas of Resilience within a Supply Chain
April 15, 2021, 5:11 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for April 15, 2021
US Truck Driver Pay again Heading Higher, UPS Buying New Type of Delivey Drone. Cargo Trains from China to Europe Rising Rapidly. US Manufacturing Output Jumps Nicely in March
April 15, 2021, 4:58 am

Supply Chain News on Hershey to get Tough with Suppliers on Sustainability
Sets Strict Policies on Deforestation, Ups CO2 Emissions Reduction Goals, but was Cited for Child Labor Issues in February
April 14, 2021, 4:10 pm

Supply Chain News on Manufacturing Still Matters, with Swirling Dynamics around Possible Reshoring
Should US Government Subsidize US Semiconductor Production
April 13, 2021, 6:42 am

Supply Chain News on Trucking Accidents, Damage Awards, and Insurance Rates Continue to Rise, a Growing Threat to Carriers and Fleet Operators
How a Lawyer Thinks about Trucking Accidents and Liability
April 13, 2021, 4:59 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending April 9, 2021
See Who was Up and Who was Down
April 11, 2021, 5:43 pm

Supply Chain News on Amazon Workers Just Say No to Unionizing
In Stunning Rebuke to Labor, No Votes get 71 percent of the Vote in Alabama
April 11, 2021, 2:42 am

On a Path to Global Supply Chain Armageddon
Tensions in South China Sea, and with Taiwan, Seem Unlikely to End Well
April 8, 2021, 5:43 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on A Snapshot of Markets for Big Box Distribution Center Space
The Top 10 Markets in Terms of Total Square Footage, Low Vacancy Rates and Space Leased in 2020
April 8, 2021, 5:35 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for April 8, 2021
Forecasts for 2021 GDP Growth Keep Rising, Flush Economic Times for Ocean Container Carriers, US Trade Deficit Hits All Time in February, Amazon Union Vote Turnout a Little Higher than Expected
April 8, 2021, 12:42 am

Supply Chain New on Maersk Line Used Lean Hoshin Kanri to Dramatically Improve Operations
Three Key Lessons from Successful Initiative
April 7, 2021, 5:03 am

Supply Chain News on The State of the Big Box Distribution Center Market in North America
Now More than 11,000 DCs over 200,000 Square Feet in Top 22 Markets
April 6, 2021, 3:37 pm

Supply Chain News on Top 3PL Innovators Part 2
Gartner Cites Interesting Examples of 3PL Innovation from Bollore Logistics, Maersk Line, and GEODIS
April 6, 2021, 4:57 am

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