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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

Trip Report on CSCMP Edge 2021
CSCMP Pulls Off an In Person Event
September 24, 2021, 3:58 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Container Wait Times Continue Rising at LA and Long Beach
Dwell Time Approaching Six Days on Average
September 23, 2021, 3:31 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Sept. 23, 2021
Estimate of US 2021 GDP Revised Down. FedEx Incurs Giant Rise in Expenses Due to Labor Shortage. US Freight Tonnage Rose in August for First Time since March. Chips Driving Car Production Forecasts Lower again
September 23, 2021, 3:06 pm

CSCMP Edge 2021 Day 2 Video Review and Comment
SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Conference Floor in Atlanta
September 22, 2021, 3:52 pm

CSCMP Edge 2021 Day 1 Video Review and Comment
SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Conference Floor in Atlanta
September 21, 2021, 3:52 pm

Trip Report on Parcel Forum 2021
A Solid Conference as Usual, as Physical Events Slowly Reemerge
September 17, 2021, 2:46 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending Sept. 17, 2021
See who was up and who was down
September 17, 2021, 2:46 am

Supply Chain News on Cass Shipping Index Says Volume, Rates Jumped again in August, but Constraints Reduce Freight Movement
Cass Report Sees Tightness Finally Easing in Q4
September 15, 2021, 3:40 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on The 8 Steps to Radical Manufacturing Quality
It Seems So Simple, but not Many Use this Process
September 15, 2021, 1:29 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Sept. 17, 2021
Amazon Plans another Huge Hiring Spree. Containers Handled per Ship Stop is Soaring. US Manufacturing Output Flat in June. Metals Prices See Huge Rise
September 14, 2021, 4:40 pm

Supply Chain News on 8 Steps to Radical Quality Improvemen
It Seems So Simple, but not Many Use this Process
September 14, 2021, 1:35 pm

Supply Chain News on Update on California Law Meant to Reign in Amazon, Distribution Labor Standards
Bill has Passed both Houses, Awaits Signature of Governor. Productivity Algorithms seen as the Problem
September 14, 2021, 12:23 pm

Global SSupply Chain Networks must Evolve to more Regional Sourcing Strategies, Gartner says.
Meeting Supply Needs for Many will Require Mix of Global and Regional
September 13, 2021, 1:35 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending Sept. 10, 2021
See who was up and who was down
September 12, 2021, 10:47 am

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Sept. 10, 2021
US Truck Rates Heading Still Higher. GDP Forecast Revised Down. Younger Truck Driver Pilot Coming. Big Fine in Kraft Heinz Procurement Scandal
September 10, 2021, 2:47 pm

Supply Chain News on Walmart and Amazon by the Numbers 2021 Part 2
More Analysis from Our Annual Review of the Two Most Important Retailers in the World
September 10, 2021, 10:47 am

Supply Chain News on Productivity Standards in Distribution under Attack in Pending California Law
Businesses Fear Way Law would Empower Workers to Sue Warehouse Operators Relative to Standards
September 8, 2021, 9:33 am

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Amazon Air coming to an Airport Near You
70 Percent of US Population Now Lives within 100 Miles of an Amazon Air Served Airport
September 8, 2021, 8:59 am

Supply Chain News Is Poor Financing a Root Cause of the US Manufacturing Decline
Proposed New US Bank could be Game Changer, Some Say
September 8, 2021, 8:45 am

Supply Chain News on Former Kraft Heinz Chief Procurement Officer Fined in Scandal over Supplier Contracts
Company Played Shell Games Hoping to Realized Promised Cost Savings from Merger
September 7, 2021, 2:33 pm

Supply Chain News on the Amazo Air Fleet Continues to Expand in Scale and Coverage
Daily Flights Up 17 Percent in Just Six Months, Latest DePaul Analysis Finds
September 7, 2021, 5:11 am

The Labor Day Supply Chain 2021
Our Annual Review on the State of Labor in the Supply Chain
September 3, 2021, 7:11 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending September 3, 2021
See who was up and who was down
September 3, 2021, 7:11 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Sept. 3, 2021
Big Electric Truck Trial in California.ISM Purchasing Managers Strong in August. Amazon Air Continues to Expand. Walmart Hiring Big in Its DCs
September 2, 2021, 5:03 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week onTop US Private Fleets
PepsiCo Remains in Top Spot, as Amazon Enters the List
September 1, 2021, 8:36 am

Supply Chain News onTruck Driver Shortage a Global Phenomenon, with No Real Answers in Sight
Rising Wags may Just be Encouraging Turnover, not Bringing in New Drivers to the Industry
September 1, 2021, 6:37 am

It is a New World with the Purpose Driven Supply Chain
New Metrics and Trade Off Curves, Gartner Says
September 1, 2021, 6:09 am

Global Supply Chain News on From Bad to Worse in Global Container Shipping
44 Ships Anchored Outside LA and Long Beach Port Complex, versus None or One in Normal Times
September 1, 2021, 5:47 am

RFID in Retail. Nowhere to Go but Up
Garter Says Item Level Tagging Deep in Trough of Disillusionment, but not Far from Delivering Real Value in eCommerce World
August 31, 2021, 5:20 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending August 27, 2021
See who was up and who was down
August 29, 2021, 9:22 am

Supply Chain News on Walmart and Amazon by the Numbers 2021
Our Annual Review of the Two Most Important Retailers in the World
August 27, 2021, 5:42 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Aug. 26, 2021
US GDP Q2 Revision. Air Cargo Spend is Soaring for Many Companies. Walmart Announced New Fulfillment Service. Chinese Worker Supply is Declining
August 27, 2021, 4:40 am

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Countries with the Largest Share of Global Manufacturing
China Dominate, but US Holding Steady
August 27, 2021, 4:40 am

Supply Chain News on Tesla Unveils Plan for Coming Humanoid Style Robot
Will Change the Nature of Work and Everyday Tasks, Musk Says, with Claim Robot will be Here in 2022
August 25, 2021, 8:05 am

Supply Chain News on Continued Growth in US Distribution Center Space Drives Demand for Still more Workers
Many New DC Associates coming from Retail, other Sectors
August 24, 2021, 2:43 pm

Supply Chain News on Will Industry See Autonomous Trucks in Next Few Years, or a Decade or More
Providers and Investors See Short Time Frame, but Many Barriers Remain
August 24, 2021, 4:52 am

Supply Chain News on Amazon Reported to be Planning New Department Store Concept
Can Amazon Make Struggling Concept it Played Lead Role in Weakening Work
August 23, 2021, 11:33 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending August 20 2021
See who was up and who was down
August 23, 2021, 7:19 am

Supply Chain Challenges Likely to Remain Well Into 2022

August 23, 2021, 4:38 am

The Probability of Supply Chain ROI
A Very Different Way of Considering Payback from Technology Investments
August 20, 2021, 6:38 am

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Building a Logistics Control Tower
It is All about Integration
August 20, 2021, 6:20 am

Supply Chain News on Ohio Manufacturer Takes Risk, Hikes Worker Pay
Results thus Far are Mixed
August 18, 2021, 5:59 am

Ocean Shipping Woes Continue On a Major Chinese Port Closure
Only One Terminal has been Affected, but Delta Virus Variant Poses more Worries
August 17, 2021, 8:21 am

Maximizing ROI and Value Through Supply Chain Visibility
Reduce Risk, Enhance Efficiency
August 16, 2021, 4:54 pm

Weekly Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending Aug. 13, 2021
See who was up and who was down
August 16, 2021, 5:59 am

Summarizing Special Topics Sections in 2021 State of Logistics Report
Visibility, Right Sourcing, Control Towers, Sustainability More
August 13, 2021, 5:38 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Is Consumer Interest in Sustainable Products Growing
Web Search Analysis Offers Mixed Results
August 12, 2021, 5:03 am

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Aug. 12, 2021
Amid Rising Labor Costs, Walmart DC Workers can Get Big Bonuses. Massive Amazon Air Hub Opens. Judge Rule Swift did not Poach CRST Driver. Who will Win Kansas City Southern Bid, as CP Ups Price
August 11, 2021, 5:03 am

Supply Chain News on UN Climate Report Predicts Imminent Disaster
Extreme Weather to Increase, Humans Responsible, but some Data not as Bad as Headline Imply
August 11, 2021, 12:42 am

RFID, AIDC, and IoT News on nteresting Take on the State of RFID in Supply Chain
Still a Long Way to Go to Reach Mainstream Status in Supply Chain Applications, based on Interesting Market Summary by FiduciaSoft
August 10, 2021, 12:25 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

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