Supplier-Led Innovation Workshop

Supply Chain View from the Field

If your organization is struggling to establish an effective supplier-led innovation process, you’ll want to reserve your seat at Management Roundtable’s newest two-day intensive workshop, Supplier-Led Innovation: Re-engineering the Product Development Process for Successful Supplier Integration , to be held May 20 – 21, 2014 in Chicago. In 2003, Nokia was in a lawsuit and could not use Qualcomm chips in their phones.

Why Can’t The Supply Chain Get Rid of Abuse?

Material Handling & Logistics

also based in China, was found in violation of basic working conditions, as it compelled workers to stand for up to 10 hours a day in hot workshops slicing and blasting iPhone casings and handling noxious chemicals, sometimes without proper gloves or masks.

Off to another exciting year of student-industry engagement at NC State on cutting-edge supply chain projects

NC State SCRC

Following a project we did last fall, Lenovo’s Data Centre Group (DCG) at Morrisville, North Carolina is seeking to identify and explore its opportunities for process improvement and supply chain efficiency by leveraging Blockchain.

Bio-based Products Future is Promising, but Hurdles Exist

Supply Chain View from the Field

Unfortunately, The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard-bearer for classifying businesses and sectors. We were surprised to find that many states with the highest Location Quotients were not states that are typically associated with the biofuels economy, including Oregon, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Maine, and others.