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Company: The Global Supply Chain Institute

The Global Supply Chain Institute coordinates the University of Tennessee’s broad spectrum of supply chain offerings and fulfills industry’s need for global supply chain information and best practices. The Institute delivers executive education, industry forums, research initiatives, custom programs, global partnerships, corporate audits, and more.

The University of Tennessee’s world-class faculty is one of the nation’s most published in supply chain and includes numerous endowed chairs held by academic leaders in marketing, logistics, and statistics.


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Papers
This University of Tennessee Global Supply Chain Institute whitepaper addresses the key issues in supply chain sustainability transparency, it presents the results that demonstrate the relationship between sustainable supply chain visibility, traceability, integrity, and transparency.




The Global Supply Chain Institute in the News

Best Practices
A new study from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Global Supply Chain Institute outlines the best practices for leveraging transparency in supply chains for financial profit. (February 09, 2017)

Trends
Critics have argued that U.S. multinationals are “abandoning” the home country and moving technology and jobs offshore through foreign operations and participation in global supply chains, actually, the reverse is true. (February 01, 2017)

Research
Following last year’s merger and acquisition frenzy, the speed of technology implementation by the new “mega 3PLs” will need to keep pace with the evolving challenges of omni-channel fulfillment, and those providers that meet shipper needs will remain dominant. (June 06, 2016)

The discount retailer has poached Arthur Valdez, a 16-year veteran of Amazon.com, to head its supply chain and logistics operations as it looks to better integrate its stores with its fast-growing online digital e-commerce initiatives. (February 29, 2016)

Trends
According to research by CIO Journal research Walmart is raiding eBay’s technical workforce in order to develop its own cloud based open source e-commerce platform. (June 25, 2015)

Trends
UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute study identifies ways companies could mitigate those costs. She noted that many of those businesses are incorporating some new initiatives. (June 21, 2015)

Departure of U.S. chief extends changes at top of world’s largest freight forwarding, supply chain provider. (June 04, 2015)

Amazon is hiring 6,000 full-time workers to staff up across its more than 50 distribution centers in the United States. (May 26, 2015)



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