Inflation poses a particular challenge in the #healthcare industry. Supply chain costs for the industry have risen faster than revenues, resulting in a squeeze for industry. Furthermore, disruptions in healthcare supply chains have resulted in higher cost increases than reported. J.B. Hunt Department of Supply Chain Management faculty discuss strategies for healthcare providers in the latest SCMRC whitepaper.
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Traditionally, the SCMRC concludes every semester with the SCM Student Showcase: a full day event featuring final presentations from the students within the Project Management Courses within the Walton Supply Chain Program. This course is a hallmark of the practice based learning that is embedded into the Walton SCM curriculum, engaging leading industry organizations in the classroom. Within this course, students tackle real world supply chain challenges, ideating, researching, and ultimately proposing solutions to the sponsoring company. The event - formerly known as Demo Day - featured poster project presentations as well as three student panel discussion showcasing the value of integrated industry within our program. Event Details are as follows: EVENT: SCM Student Showcase DATE: Friday, December 2, 2022 TIME: 9:00am – 1:00pm LOCATION: The Alumni House | Fayetteville, AR INVITE: Event exclusive for SCMRC members.
December 2, 2022 | By Nathan Bramwell
Inflation poses a particular challenge in the healthcare industry. Supply chain costs for the industry have risen faster than revenues, resulting in a squeeze for industry. Furthermore, disruptions in healthcare supply chains have resulted in higher cost increases than reported. JB Hunt Department of Supply Chain Management faculty discuss strategies for healthcare providers in the latest SCMRC white paper.
November 14, 2022
Check out season 2 of the SCMRC LEAD Podcast, hosted by Mike Graen, Chair of the Retail Supply Chain Initiative (RSCI), a strategic partnership initiative of the SCMRC.
October 13, 2022
The Summer 2022 SCMRC Peer Learning Event focused on labor issues within the supply chain. Kevin Kliesen of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank gave an assessment of overall macroeconomic conditions. Brian Fugate (University of Arkansas) engaged Kellie Black (ArcBest), Torin Martinez (P&G), and MaryEllen Kauffman (Walmart) in a panel discussion on managing workforce talent in the Post-COVID era.
October 11, 2022 | By Nathan Bramwell
As e-commerce sites try to cut costs and reduce their carbon footprint by incentivizing customers to choose no-rush shipping, new research shows that the solution may be as simple as giving shoppers information on carbon emissions.
September 29, 2022 | By Ron Gordon