Research & Whitepapers

The Global Supply Chain Institute’s white papers reveal the best practices of the industry in supply chain’s greatest challenges. Research from these white papers has appeared in publications such as Supply Chain Management Review, DC Logistics, Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal and Forbes.

Use the search field below to find Global Supply Chain Institute publications by title, author, or date of publication.

End-to-End Supply Chain Planning Framework and Key Concepts

Authors: Mike Burnette, Chad Autry, PhD

Publication Date: April 9, 2019

In a world of increasingly complex supply chains, companies must learn to adhere to detailed planning that integrates supply and demand plans at strategic and tactical levels. This study advocates for the central role of planning in global supply chains.

Driving Shareholder Value with your Supply Chain

Authors: J. Paul Dittmann, PhD, Dan Pellathy, PhD

Publication Date: April 9, 2019

While supply chains are increasingly recognized as vital to corporate finance and risk mitigation, not all supply chain managers yet understand the need to be total business leaders and provide growth solutions. The institute’s new white paper aims to mitigate the issue.

Supply Chain Integration Strategy: Best Practices

Authors: Michael Burnette, Dan Pellathy, Scott Meline

Publication Date: November 13, 2018

This study seeks to answer the question “Is end-to-end supply chain integration the right strategy for your business?” It details why leadership is critical to success in this endeavor at any level and is supplemented with an integration tool kit.

A SAVVY Guide to the Digital Supply Chain

Authors: Shay Scott, PhD, Ted Stank, PhD, Ben Hazen, PhD

Publication Date: April 6, 2018

How to Evaluate and Leverage Technology to Build a Supply Chain for the Digital Age. Sponsored by IBM - A Report by the Supply Chain Management Faculty at the University of Tennessee.


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