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  • New Study from UT Creates Framework for Leveraging Digital Technology in Supply Chain- June 5th, 2018

    The current onslaught of digital technologies offers the promise to transform supply chain management and quickly advance organizations past their competitors, but few in the field fully understand how best to develop a strategy among the upheaval of so many new options. A SAVVY Guide to the Digital Supply Chain,…

  • Student CSCMP Chapter Hosts Eight Events in Spring 2018- May 31st, 2018

    The Haslam College of Business’ student chapter of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals hosted eight networking and professional development events in the 2018 spring semester. Much of the funding for these events, as well as the speakers for them, came from Supply Chain Forum sponsors. Sullivan McInturff, president…

  • Staff Member Who “Launched 1,000 Supply Chain Careers” to Retire- May 17th, 2018

    Dianne Marshall, director of student career management for the marketing and supply chain department and manager of the Supply Chain Forum, will retire from the Haslam College of Business at the end of May. Marshall has helped the Supply Chain Forum grow from a yearly gathering of a dozen professionals…

  • University of Tennessee's Supply Chain Forum Seeks Managing Director/Lecturer- May 12th, 2018

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business invites applications for a managing director of the Supply Chain Forum and lecturer in supply chain management. Applications will remain open until the position is filled. Applicants should forward a cover letter, current curriculum vitae and the names and contact information…

  • Joanne Wright, VP at IBM, Speaks at Spring Supply Chain Forum- May 1st, 2018

    Joanne Wright, vice president of enterprise operations and services for IBM, joined the Supply Chain Forum at the Haslam College of Business as a keynote speaker on Wednesday, April 11. Wright addressed the senior executive’s view of challenges in the supply chain, focusing on how disruptive technologies like artificial intelligence…

  • UT Study Identifies Seven Key Practices to Mastering Demand and Supply Integration- April 12th, 2018

    Experienced supply chain executives have likely been involved in multiple implementations of sales and operations planning (S&OP), but few have a process that functions as intended. S&OP success has eluded businesses for more than four decades, despite widespread support and employment of integrated processes. A new white paper from UT’s…

  • Haslam’s Supply Chain Faculty Ranked No. 1 Globally for Research- February 12th, 2018

    Supply chain faculty at the Haslam College of Business earned the top ranking for research productivity in the world from the Transportation Journal. Dean Stephen L. Mangum says the ranking testifies to the college’s long-standing excellence in the field and to the passion, energy and dedication of supply chain professors.…

  • Successful New Product Innovation Requires Supply Chain Insight, According to UT Study- February 6th, 2018

    Innovation is an imperative in the business world, but of the tens of thousands of new products launched each year, an estimated 80-90 percent fail. A new study from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Global Supply Chain Institute suggests some of the fault resides in the tendency of organizations to…

  • Haslam Students Pass Supply Chain Professional Certification- December 22nd, 2017

    Eleven students from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business achieved Level One SCPro certification from Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) in December. The industry certification requires candidates to demonstrate their knowledge on comprehensive aspects of supply chain management through a written exam. SCPro Level One…

  • UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute Honors Daniel Myers- November 30th, 2017

    At its 2017 fall forum, the Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, recognized Daniel Myers, executive vice president of integrated supply chain at Mondelēz International, for his outstanding contributions to supply chain management and the Haslam College of Business with a Distinguished Service Award. “Daniel…