Supply Chain

Supplier integration is an increasingly studied area of supply chain management. In a nutshell, it is a process whereby a buyer and a supplier synchronize their firm’s processes for mutual benefit. Research Professor Thomas Kull looks to explain the process in his latest research.

Professors Thomas Kull and Thomas Choi examine what the future may look like for supply management professionals. They see an individual who will be tapped to do even more.

Assistant Professor Mahyar Eftekhar wants to bring top minds in humanitarian logistics together to study life-and-death situations.

The state is caught in the middle as the President attempts to limit foreign trade while it tries to boost cross-border business.

There have been reports about retailers destroying returned, unworn merchandise. Others send it to third-party liquidators or donate or recycle it. More and more, returned products are sold at online auctions.