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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 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

Supply Chain News on Maersk Profits Soar on Higher Rates, but Expects Second Half Normalization
High Contract Rates Expected to Keep Profits Soaring in 2022
May 12, 2022, 5:05 pm

Supply Chain News on Very Interesting Q1 Results for Amazon
Online Sales Decline again, Fulfillment and Shipping Costs Rise Sharply, as CFO says Amazon has to Many FC Workers
May 12, 2022, 4:02 pm

Supply Chain News on Nine Lessons from Steady Work
Thoughts from Lean Expert Karen Gaudet
May 12, 2022, 3:38 pm

Supply Chain News on Study Finds 50 Percent of Regional Heavy Duty Truck Runs could go Electric Right Now
NACFE Says Electric TCO is Better than Diesel, and Drivers Prefer Electrics
May 9, 2022, 5:02 pm

Supply Chain News on In Surprising News, Amazon Says It Now has too Many Fulfillment Center Workers
Big Jump In Hiring Followed by Slowdown in PPE, Overall Sales Volumes
May 9, 2022, 4:49 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending May 6, 2022
See who was up and who was down
May 8, 2022, 12:26 pm

Why Supply Chain Technology Projects Do notDeliver
New Study from PwC Finds Low Rates of Success, and Why
May 5, 2022, 4:26 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on The Huge Spike in Diesel Prices
US Diesel Costs are much Higher than Gas Prices
May 5, 2022, 4:22 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for May 5, 2022
Amazon Workers on Staten Island Say No to Union this Time. US PMI for April Positive but Slowing. Joint Venture to Build Refridgerated DCs. Now Chip Making Equipment cannot get Enough Chips
May 5, 2022, 12:22 pm

Supply Chainews on In a World of Supply Chain Disruption and Inflation, what is Procurement to Do
McKinsey Offers New 12 Point Road Map for Procurement Executives
May 4, 2022, 4:58 am

Supply Chain News onTrends in Big Box Distribution Centers
There are about 6000 North American DCs Larger than 200,000 Square Feet
May 4, 2022, 4:42 am

Supply Chain News on US Purchasing Managers Index for April Still Positive, but with Weakest Number since July 2020
Supply Costs and Slow Deliveries Continued to Vex Manufacturers
May 3, 2022, 3:53 pm

Supply Chain News on Soaring Diesel Prices Hammering US Truck Drivers
All Tme High Reached in US Diesel Prices. will Trucker Bankruptcies Soon Follow
May 3, 2022, 1:31 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending April 29, 2022
See who was up and who was down
April 30, 2022, 12:17 pm

Supply Chain as Chief Expediter
With a Shortage of Everything, what Sales and Operations Planning must be Like
April 29, 2022, 4:17 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on A Chart Starkly Showing Rise of Inflation
US Producer Prices have Soared Since Shortly after Start of the Pandemic
April 27, 2022, 4:03 pm

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Contest Starting April 28, 2022
Show Us Your Supply Chain Wit
April 27, 2022, 4:03 pm

Microsoft Flexes Supply Chain Muscles in New Partnership with Kraft Heinz
Initiative Involves Demand Focused Analytics, Supply Chain Control Tower, Digital Twins and More
April 27, 2022, 3:43 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for April 28, 2022
Walmart Drivers Make a Nice Living. Low Value Chinese Exports to US under Scrutiny. Cooking Oil Prices Soaring, Sparking more Inflation. Luxury Cars Headed for Russia Stuck at Port
April 27, 2022, 12:00 pm

Supply Chain News on American Eagle Chief Supply Chain Officer Says Time for Retailers to Collaborate On Logistics
Apparel Retailer has Developed 3PL Business Unit
April 26, 2022, 3:43 pm

Supply Chain News on Boomerang Warehouse Workers a Key Asset in Severe Labor Shortages Battle
Many Advantages to Getting Former Workers Back, Plus Success Tips from Prologistix
April 25, 2022, 4:26 pm

Digitizing Supply Chains Proving to be Slow Go
Survey from PwC Finds 80 Percent are not Satisfied with Technology Results
April 25, 2022, 4:35 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Weekd Ending Apil 22, 2022
See who was up and who was down
April 24, 2022, 5:42 am

Supply Chain by the Numbers for April 21, 2022
No Sign of Freight Recession Yet.Telsa Workers go Back to China Factory, and Stay There. US Manufacturing Output again Strong in March. USPS to Slow Some Package Deliveries
April 21, 2022, 5:37 pm

Ecommerce is Eating the World a Lot more Slowly
Overall Retail Outpacing eCommerce for Last Three Quarters
April 21, 2022, 4:03 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on IMF Economic Forecasts for 2022 and 2023
US, Global Growth Expected to Still be Solid this Year. We will See
April 21, 2022, 2:12 pm

Supply Chain News on Container Carriers Once again on Ship Buying Spree, which May Push Rates Down
Optimism by Carriers but also Green Shipping Rules Driving the Order Book
April 20, 2022, 4:38 am

Supply Chain News on erceptions of Manufacturing Work Improving, but not Fast Enough
Good News, as Rising Percent of Parents would Encourage Kids to Pursue Manufacturing Careers
April 20, 2022, 4:38 am

Supply Chain News on Freight Recession May be Coming, but not Here Yet
Volumes Slowing but not Contracting Yet
April 18, 2022, 5:10 pm

Supply Chain News on Amazon FC Worker get Hurt more Often, Report Claims, as CEO Promises to Reduce Injuries
New CEO Jassy Faces Two Shareholder Votes Relative to Analysis of Fulfillment Center Injuries
April 18, 2022, 3:05 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending April 14, 2022
See who was up and and who was down
April 17, 2022, 7:42 am

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winner for Feb. 2, 2022 Contest
Chuck Peters of Atlanta and Steve Lavender of The Ohio State University Take Home the Prize with Great Captions
April 15, 2022, 4:03 pm

Supply Chain Inflation, Trucking Stocks, and the US Economy
Trucking Stocks Flashing Strong Economic Warning, while It is Time to Dust Off the Old Inflation Playbooks
April 14, 2022, 7:42 am

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on The Top 10 North American 3PLs
CH Robinson again Tops the List
April 13, 2022, 4:37 pm

Supply Chain News on Many Unhappy Returns Continue for eTailers
Growing Recognition of the Environmental Costs of Massive Levels of OnLine Returns
April 13, 2022, 9:19 am

RFID, AIDC, and IoT News Round Up for April 13, 2022
Chipotle to Test RFID to Track Supplier Flow of Goods. Man Barcodes his Arm with Customer Loyalty Number. Six IoT Trends for 2022
April 13, 2022, 9:19 am

Supply Chain News on Amazon Drone Program Struggling, Bloomberg Says
Safety is an Issue. Is the Design too Heavy
April 12, 2022, 2:53 pm

Supply Chain News on Plan B to get Container Ship Stuck in Chesapeake Bay, as Local Spectator Interest Grows
Hope is Removing 500 Containers will Do the Job
April 12, 2022, 9:19 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending April 8, 2022
See who was up and who was down
April 10, 2022, 1:53 am

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Managing Supply Chain Disruption
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