Supply Chain

Jan 11, 2018

A New Partnership for VF Corp and NC State

VF Corp. and NC State University on Thursday announced a new partnership that they called long-term and strategic, the Greensboro News and Record reported. They provide details of the partnership in their story here. The announcement was also reported by […]

Jan 11, 2018

Textile World Reports on New VF-NC State Partnership

The NC State College of Textiles and VF have a long-standing relationship. Under this new multi-year agreement, the partnership is further strengthened by NC State’s Poole College of Management, which brings particular expertise in business analytics and supply chain management.  The new […]

Jan 11, 2018

VF Corporation and NC State Announce Strategic, Multiyear Partnership

The partnership will create new opportunities for students and boost research on textiles and apparel.

Jan 10, 2018  |  Poole in the News

4 Supply Chain Predictions for 2018

Robert Handfield, executive director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative and Bank of America University Distinguished Professor at the NC State Poole College of Management, comments on the expanding capabilities of machine learning in 2018, and how “AI will be […]

Dec 16, 2017

SCRC Data among Sources in WSJ ‘Management Top 250’ Ranking of Companies

Two of the 37 data inputs used in the Wall Street Journal’s inaugural “Management Top 250” ranking of companies, published recently and based on the Drucker Institute’s View of Corporate Performance, includes data based on processes developed by NC State […]

Dec 13, 2017

Despite ‘Talent Gap,’ Many See Positive Outlook for Women in Supply Chain

Poole College supply chain curriculum's think and do focus is increasing awareness, interest of this career path among women students.

Dec 7, 2017

CVS Made a $69 Billion Bet It Can Become the First Place You Go When You’re Sick

The $69 billion deal creates a new type of company that includes a health insurer, a retail pharmacy, and a company that negotiates prescription drug prices with drugmakers called a pharmacy benefits manager, according to this Business Insider news story. […]

Nov 27, 2017

IBM Case Study Webinar: How AI Can Revolutionize Your Supply Chain NOW

Robert Handfield, Bank of America Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at Poole College, summarizes IBM Case Study about impact of AI on supply chain decision-making.

Nov 27, 2017

NC State Alumni Association Honors Global Supply Chain Exec Ken Torok

Poole College alumnus Kenneth Torok ('75) shares depth of industry, global business insight as a frequent guest speaker at Poole College.

Nov 15, 2017

Excess and Obsolete Inventory: You’re All Responsible for It

Executives discuss challenges in managing an overlooked asset: excess and obsolete inventory.