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: […]

Improving the bottom line and the environment: Green Supply Chain Forum proves both are sustainable business goals.

Today’s companies face the challenge of implementing environmentally sound operational practices while balancing growth and opportunity in what is clearly the most demanding business climate in decades. The urgency of these issues sat top of mind among the attendees at the Green Supply Chain Forum held February 19-20, 2009, and hosted by the College of […]

New director outlines clear vision and agenda for the Ryder Center for Supply Chain Management.

Walfried Lassar Supply chain management can affect every aspect of today’s business environment—from marketing, finance, and distribution to global logistics and international business. What’s more, an increasing number of companies rely on supply chain management for competitive advantage. The magnifier effect makes a dramatic statement: a $1 reduction in cost from supply chain efficiencies is […]