Supply Chain Management

Professor of Supply Chain Management Eugene Schneller, along with other supply chain colleagues, examined the shortfalls of the COVID-19 response and offer a model for building a more efficient medical supply chain reserve in their new research.

Although the holiday shopping season hasn't started, goods we rely on are stuck at sea as container ships wait in record numbers to deliver products to U.S. ports, hurting small businesses.

Asked by the Washington Examiner how global supply chains are faring, an ASU supply chain expert said they're 'not well' and warned, 'The problems are getting worse before getting better.'

Nearly half of small-business owners raised their average prices in August, according to a report from the National Federation of Independent Business. While their optimism about hiring and potential sales increased slightly from the prior month, 44% said they plan to raise prices in the future.

The just-in-time inventory systems embraced by many businesses led to empty shelves and costly bottlenecks. That’s put a rare spotlight on supply chain programs, which are attracting more students.