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Star Tribune

Oct 3, 2022

Rob Handfield Analyzes the ‘Underground Economy’ of Counterfeit Goods

Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, explains that retail stores have been replaced by online counterfeiting. 

Oct 3, 2022

Rob Handfield Predicts Supply Chain Disruptions During Hurricane Ian

Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, explains that Hurricane Ian could impact the availability of some products. 

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Sep 22, 2022

Tim Kraft Expects Disruptions as Supply Chain Workers Push Back

Tim Kraft explains that the recent threat of a railroad strike could inspire labor disputes in other industries if companies do not take initiative to create better conditions for their workers. 

Aug 19, 2022

Rob Handfield Predicts the Aftermath of the CHIPS Act

Rob Handfield shares that while the CHIPS Act is a good first step for the U.S. semiconductor manufacturing industry, the complexity of the global semiconductor supply chain makes building this industry a long process. 

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Aug 16, 2022

Rob Handfield on the Use of AI Technology in the Procurement Process

Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, provided insight on how artificial intelligence (AI) technology can establish procurement efficiency through contract analytics and supplier risk management. 

Jul 8, 2022

Rob Handfield on the Effects of Expensive Plastics on Health Care

Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, further breaks down the shortage of plastics. 

May 20, 2022

Richard Warr Predicts Aggressive Interest Rate Increases

Richard Warr, associate dean for faculty and research, explains how shocks in the supply chain have shifted from production to distribution. 

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May 16, 2022

SCRC Partnered with GEP in a Study on Supply Chain Disruptions

In a study conducted by the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) at NC State and GEP, research shows that there are disruptions in the supply chain caused by misalignment between procurement and supply chain operations. 

May 9, 2022

Tim Kraft Discusses the Impact of Rising Diesel Prices

Tim Kraft, associate professor of operations and supply chain management, explains how rising diesel fuel prices are drastically impacting truck drivers, consumers, and small business owners. 

Apr 21, 2022

Rob Handfield Gives Insight on Why Convergence Strengthens Supply Chains

Rob Handfield will join a GEP webcast to share expert knowledge on pain points and risks that organizations are facing and how technology may mend the gap in supply chain and procurement practices.