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FIRE - First-Year Innovation and Research Experience 2020-2021: Supply Chain
These resources have been selected to help you get started with your Grand Challenge research. Their purpose is to familiarize you with ideas related to your challenge, but you are not limited to these specific articles, videos, and books. This is not an exhaustive list, there are many other resources you can find!
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This statistic depicts the leading technologies for managing supply chains in the next two years in the United Sates as of 2018. During the survey, 40.7 of respondents stated that data analytics will be the key supply chain management technology in the next two years.
As of 2020, 64 percent of retailers worldwide adapted their supply chain for e-commerce as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 28 percent of retailers reported having to deal with shortages and out-of-stocks.
The supply chain of beef from cattle generated greenhouse gas emissions averaging 60 kilograms of carbon dioxide equivalent per kilogram of product, with the most emission-intensive stage being the farming process. In general, plant-based food products, such as fruits and root vegetables, accounted for a significantly lower carbon footprint compared to meat products.
The trucking industry plays a very important role in economic stability and growth in the United States and around the world. In 2019, many carriers experienced reduced revenue streams due to falling demand and reduced freight rates precipitated by lessened shipping volume.
The Box tells the dramatic story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was widely adopted, and the sweeping economic consequences of the sharp fall in transportation costs that containerization brought about.
This book addresses critical issues in today's logistics operations and supply chain management, with a special focus on sustainability. In dedicated chapters the authors address aspects concerning multimode logistics operations, reverse network configuration, forward and reverse supply chain integration, improvement of the production operations and management of the recovery activities, as well as carbon footprint reduction in transportation.
a comprehensive listing of current logistics and supply chain management terms along with their descriptions. The information contained in this listing was gathered from global supply chain leaders. Whether you're a student, professor, or practicing professional, this glossary is an excellent tool to enhance your understanding of the industry.
This report looks at the regulation of medical devices in the U.S. by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The report provides information on premarket requirements for medical devices as well as post-market requirements, and gives data on product recalls.
“The China-U.S. supply chain network is highly developed and has been very efficient for decades–we design here, make in China, and have no big stockpiles here at home,” explained Hormats. “Now the wisdom of that in some cases is upset. We’ll see some shifts toward other sources, including more production here at home in some product areas. It will likely include critical high-tech components, certain kinds of medical equipment, and pharmaceuticals, for example.”
With the pandemic disrupting supply chains, industry professionals have an opportunity to create innovative solutions and rewrite the future supply chain landscape. All organizations, in all industries, in all parts of the world, need to step up their confidence and competence in their supply chain activities.
For U.S. commercial truckers, success, and survival during the COVID-19 pandemic has been all about what they’re hauling...and when. Over the course of the nation’s response to the situation, both have been moving targets.