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Supply Chain Resilience in the Covid Age

February 19, 2021

OUR MISSION
KRANNERT'S Supply Chain CENTER

For 15 years, the GSCMI (Global Supply Chain Management Initiative) Center has been the focal point within the Krannert School of Management for promoting education, research and industrial engagement with those interested in supply chain management. The Center accomplishes this through various conferences, student competitions, and company projects that create venues for collaboration between firms, students and faculty across the state and around the globe. Bridging industry, students and faculty.


SPOTLIGHTS FROM OUR LATEST NEWS


Supply Chain Digest

The Labor Supply Chain on the March
Unions Seeing Possible Change in Recent Trends, perhaps Bolstered by Court Decision, Legislation
October 22, 2021, 5:04 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stocks for Week Ending October 22, 2021
See who was up and who was down
October 22, 2021, 5:04 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Oct. 21, 2021
Prices on Grocery Shelves Soaring. Huge Spike in Out of Stocks Predicted for Holiday Shopping. US Manufacturing Sector Stalling. Truck Driver Shortage Sets Record High
October 21, 2021, 4:41 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on ATA Freight Tonnage Up, but Still Down
Biggest Monthly Gain in 2021 in September, but Still well Below 2018 and 2019 Levels
October 21, 2021, 6:38 am

Trucking Challenge to California AB 5 Law will See Last Chance with Pending Appeal to US Supreme Court
Justices should Decide Whether to take the Case Any Day
October 20, 2021, 6:54 am

Global Supply Chain News on Ocean Container Shipping will Finally Swing Back in Favor of Shippers in 2022, Drewry Says
Average Container Shipping Rates Forecast to be Up 126 percent in 2021
October 20, 2021, 5:08 am

Supply Chain News on Two Largest Regional Parcel Carriers to Merge
LaserShip acquiring OnTrac, Potentially Changing the Dynamics in US Parcel Sector
October 19, 2021, 4:56 am

A Look Inside Latest Amazon Generation Fulfillment Center
Robots Outnumber Humans 10 to 1
October 19, 2021, 4:50 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending Oct. 15, 2021
Seee who was up and who was down
October 17, 2021, 6:28 am

Supply Chain in the Spotlight
Now the Whole World getting a Supply Chain Education
October 15, 2021, 8:37 am

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Oct. 14, 2021
Inflation Surges in September. Israel with Major New Drone Delivery Test. Cass Linehaul Index Way Up in August. The Sad Story of Stranded Sailors across the World
October 14, 2021, 8:37 am

Strange Supply Chain Situation likely to Make 2021 Peak Season Very Different than Normal
Peak to Last from October to January. Will enough Goods make it to Store Shelves
October 13, 2021, 1:42 pm

Supply Chain Newsmakers Video on Tool Maker Hilti Transforms Distribution Labor Management
Highlghts of Hilti Presentation at CSCMP Edge Conference in Atlanta
October 13, 2021, 12:37 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Demand for US Warehouse Space Continues to Soar
Q3 saw Record Levels of Warehouse Absorption, and Already the Total for 2021 is a New High
October 13, 2021, 8:37 am

RFID, AIDC, and IoT News RoundUp for Oct. 12, 2021
FDA Food Traceability System Winners. Michigan State Launches New RFID Testing Lab. KOAMTAC with New Smaller Wearable Bar Code Scanner
October 12, 2021, 5:39 am

Will Autonomous Trains Solve Many Current Freight Challenges
Robot Trains may Get Here Faster than Autonomous Trucks, but Many Hurdles Remain
October 11, 2021, 5:39 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report Week Ending Oct. 8, 2021

October 10, 2021, 4:20 pm

The Mother of All Supply Chain Disruptions
China Threatening War, as US Reported to be Training Taiwan on How to Resist an Invasion
October 8, 2021, 4:20 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Oct. 7, 2021
Different Forecasts for 2021 Holiday Season Sales, Unions Sue Rail Carrier to Stop PSR. US Manufacturing Sector Shows Strength, Teamsters have Hopes for Amazon Canada
October 7, 2021, 11:51 am

Supply Chain News on JBM Packaging in Ohio Gives Workers with Criminal Pasts a Second Chance
Recruits from about 30 Correctional Institutions and Halfway Houses
October 6, 2021, 5:05 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on a Quadrant Analysis of Customers and Products
Companies Spend Far too Much Effort and Cost on Low Volume Customer and SKUs
October 6, 2021, 4:33 pm

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Contest Starting Oct. 6, 2021
Show us your Supply Chain Wit
October 6, 2021, 11:11 am

Global Supply Chain News on Contract, What Contract, as Ocean Container Carriers Ignoring Agreements with Shippers
No One Evens Answers Booking Line Calls because Vessels Sold Out
October 5, 2021, 7:04 am

Supply Chain News on MIT on the Future of Warehouse Work
eCommerce Driving Unpredictable Overtime, MIT Researcher Says
October 5, 2021, 5:14 am

Supply Chain News on Is there A Way to Effectively Collect Tax for Electric Cars and Trucks and Highway Usage
Many Favor Vehicle Miles Tax, but Overhead would Huge, ATRI Report says, Offering an Alternative Approach
October 4, 2021, 3:27 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending Oct 1 2021
See who was up and who was down
October 3, 2021, 6:18 am

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winner for July 28, 2021 Contest
Doug Fratt of UPS Takes Home the Prize with a Great Caption
October 1, 2021, 3:47 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Three Steps to Sustainable Procurement
McKinsey Finds Many CPOs Unsure How to Get Started
September 30, 2021, 5:18 pm

Trip Report on CSCMP Edge 2021 Part 2
Best of the 2021 Breakout Sessions
September 30, 2021, 3:47 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Sept. 30, 2021
Amazon Winning the DC Labor War, Oil Prices Headed Still Higher, Exosuit Maker Raises Big Money, Container Delays in SoCal Ports get Still Worse
September 30, 2021, 1:18 pm

Supply Chain News on FedEx Continues Raising Rates, Surcharges, Creating Criticism in Parcel Circles
Announces Higher Rates, Surcharges after Tough Quarter, Beyond what is Needed to Match Rising Operating Costs Some Say
September 29, 2021, 9:57 am

Supply Chain News on VDC on Using Tablets on Fork Trucks vs Tradition RF Terminals
Ruggedize Tablets Seem Cheaper to Start, but there are Other Factors
September 29, 2021, 12:37 am

Supply Chain News on Amazon is Winning the Distribution Labor Battle, but at Quite a Cost
Morgan Stanley Lowers Profit Estimate Due to Massive Hiring and Rising Pay
September 28, 2021, 4:37 am

Supply Chain News onThe Critical Role of Procurement in Sustainability
McKinsey Says CPOs Need to Up their Game, Take CO2 Reduction Lead, Offers Three Key Steps
September 28, 2021, 12:37 am

Trip Report on CSCMP Edge 2021
CSCMP Pulls Off an In Person Event
September 24, 2021, 3:58 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending Sept. 24, 2021
See who was up and who was down
September 24, 2021, 3:58 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Container Wait Times Continue Rising at LA and Long Beach
Dwell Time Approaching Six Days on Average
September 23, 2021, 3:31 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Sept. 23, 2021
Estimate of US 2021 GDP Revised Down. FedEx Incurs Giant Rise in Expenses Due to Labor Shortage. US Freight Tonnage Rose in August for First Time since March. Chips Driving Car Production Forecasts Lower again
September 23, 2021, 3:06 pm

CSCMP Edge 2021 Day 2 Video Review and Comment
SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Conference Floor in Atlanta
September 22, 2021, 3:52 pm

CSCMP Edge 2021 Day 1 Video Review and Comment
SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Conference Floor in Atlanta
September 21, 2021, 3:52 pm

Trip Report on Parcel Forum 2021
A Solid Conference as Usual, as Physical Events Slowly Reemerge
September 17, 2021, 2:46 am

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending Sept. 17, 2021
See who was up and who was down
September 17, 2021, 2:46 am

Supply Chain News on Cass Shipping Index Says Volume, Rates Jumped again in August, but Constraints Reduce Freight Movement
Cass Report Sees Tightness Finally Easing in Q4
September 15, 2021, 3:40 pm

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on The 8 Steps to Radical Manufacturing Quality
It Seems So Simple, but not Many Use this Process
September 15, 2021, 1:29 pm

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Sept. 17, 2021
Amazon Plans another Huge Hiring Spree. Containers Handled per Ship Stop is Soaring. US Manufacturing Output Flat in June. Metals Prices See Huge Rise
September 14, 2021, 4:40 pm

Supply Chain News on 8 Steps to Radical Quality Improvemen
It Seems So Simple, but not Many Use this Process
September 14, 2021, 1:35 pm

Supply Chain News on Update on California Law Meant to Reign in Amazon, Distribution Labor Standards
Bill has Passed both Houses, Awaits Signature of Governor. Productivity Algorithms seen as the Problem
September 14, 2021, 12:23 pm

Global SSupply Chain Networks must Evolve to more Regional Sourcing Strategies, Gartner says.
Meeting Supply Needs for Many will Require Mix of Global and Regional
September 13, 2021, 1:35 pm

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending Sept. 10, 2021
See who was up and who was down
September 12, 2021, 10:47 am

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Sept. 10, 2021
US Truck Rates Heading Still Higher. GDP Forecast Revised Down. Younger Truck Driver Pilot Coming. Big Fine in Kraft Heinz Procurement Scandal
September 10, 2021, 2:47 pm

Announcements

June 29, 2021
WHIN webinars: Train and Trace: Improved Outcomes with Digital Work Instructions
Themes: Digital Work Instructions Overlay in Production; Digitally Traceable Pattern and Assembly Steps for Better Outcomes
Audience: Engineers, Line Supervisors, Human Resources, Management

April 2021
Dr. Ananth Iyer and Steve Dunlop presented as part of the Krannert 2021 Alumni Conference
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February 19, 2021
Supply Chain Resilience in the Covid Age
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Annual Report

SHRUTI SINGHAL Alumnus Spotlight