The rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak has exposed the vulnerability of global supply chains, increasing the risk of a severe economic impact on international commerce as well as inventory challenges and production delays. The red flag now should be for organizations that have operations or production centers in some of the sections of China with the […]
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Well-tuned supply chains help and mitigate losses: Lessons from Puerto Rico.
By Craig Austin, Instructor, Department of Marketing and Logistics and Dr. Ron Mesia, Executive Director, Ryder Center for Supply Chain Management While many will look with horror and deep concern at the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria upon Puerto Rico and its inhabitants on September 20th, the suffering for the island is really only just […]
FIU Business supply chain students tour PortMiami, gain perspective on global trade.
Classroom lessons about global trade and international logistics can come to life in an active port, through the stories of the people who run it and the workings of the cranes, containers and ships that make it happen. To bring this real-life perspective to their studies, Dr. Ron Mesia, director of the College of Business’ […]
Faculty Notes: July 2012
Joyce J. Elam, executive dean, was chosen to receive the Education Award from the Coral Gables Community Foundation. The theme of the 21st anniversary celebration, at which the awards will be presented, is Club Monaco. School of Accounting Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, was quoted in The JOBS Act of 2012: Tools, Tips, and Tactics, […]