Well-tuned supply chains help and mitigate losses: Lessons from Puerto Rico.

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 […]

Supply chain managers gain Latin American expertise at FIU conference.

With so many global economic and political uncertainties coming into play in the course of doing business, supply chain managers face an increasingly challenging environment. At the 2012 Inter-American Supply Chain Forum, held at Florida International University (FIU) last month, participants learned valuable information about overcoming these obstacles and achieving success. “Supply Chain Management Analytics: […]

Green Supply Chain Forum shows how sustainable supply chain management is a great idea—in more ways than one.

Sustainable supply chain management has emerged as a strategic weapon for companies for decreasing costs and adding value to operations while protecting the environment. For the fourth year, the Green Supply Chain Forum at Florida International University (FIU) offered a close look at innovative practices. Key representatives from businesses and industries in South Florida attended […]

College ranks #7 in sustainability for undergraduate business programs.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek asked senior business students nationwide to grade their business programs from A-F in 12 specialty areas. The results: the College of Business Administration captured an impressive seventh-place standing in sustainability. But the college is just getting started. An expansion to the curriculum and increased journal submissions are among the areas that are expected […]

Eight faculty members add promotion to their list of accomplishments.

The College of Business Administration congratulates eight faculty members on their recent promotions to the next rung of the academic ladder. The following were promoted from associate professor to full professor: Irma Becerra-Fernandez, Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems, Knight Ridder Research Professor of Management Information Systems and director, Eugenio Pino and Family Global […]