Supply Chain

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.

Supply Chain Management Professor Eugene Schneller examines the immediate and long-term effects of technological asset tracking in the health care industry.

This holiday season, more shoppers than ever before will forego crowded malls for cyberspace and enjoy the ease and convenience of purchasing gifts from their home computers, tablets, and mobile devices.

Hospitals have long been notorious for their sluggish, antiquated supply chain management. But today, under intense pressure to cut costs while maintaining high-quality care, some are trying a new model — the consolidated service center. Supply Chain Management Professor Eugene Schneller and his colleagues examined three of these centers across the country and learned how they tamed the supply chain beast and transformed dysfunctional systems into models of efficiency and innovation.