Global Supply Chain Institute

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Operations Excellence

Executive Courses

Featured Experts

Ted Stank

Theodore P. (Ted) Stank is the Harry J. and Vivienne R. Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business in the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at the University of ...

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Shay Scott

Shay Scott, Ph.D. is Managing Director of the Global Supply Chain Institute and serves on the faculty of the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at The University ...

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Mandyam Srinivasan

Dr. Mandyam Srinivasan joined the faculty in 1992. His current research interests are in performance modeling and evaluation of manufacturing systems. His teaching interests include performance evaluation, lean production systems ...

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Wendy Tate

Wendy Tate, Ph.D. is a Professor of Supply Chain Management Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at the University of Tennessee.  She teaches undergraduate, MBA, Executive, and ...

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Research & Whitepapers

End-to-End Supply Chain Collaboration Best Practices

How to create supply chain, and company value, by working together.

Creating a Transparent Supply Chain, Best Practices

How to Enhance Sustainable Supply Chain Efforts Through Transparency

Selecting and Managing a Third Party Logistics Provider

Third party logistics used to mean transportation and warehousing, but it seems to now encompass outsourcing services for everything.

Custom Solutions

The Haslam College of Business houses some of the country’s leading experts in supply chain management, operations excellence, collaborative partnerships, and other business topics. We have been ranked in the top 5 nationally for customized executive education and can modify existing courses or create new educational programs that directly address the needs of your organization.
We also consult with organizations to conduct research, improve performance, develop new processes and build broad-based business strategies. Our experts can even begin by conducting a supply chain audit to assess your organization against industry best practices. Learn more about our auditing options and the businesses we have helped.
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Latest News


Haslam’s Supply Chain Faculty Ranked No. 1 Globally for Research

A study in the Transportation Journal demonstrates that the college has the most publications in major supply chain academic journals

Successful New Product Innovation Requires Supply Chain Insight, According to UT Study

The Global Supply Chain Institute's latest white paper provides best practices for launching new products.

Haslam Students Pass Supply Chain Professional Certification

Students achieved recognition as SCPro Level One by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals