Supply Chains 2020:
Collaborating to Win in an Omni-Channel World
Our annual spring conference will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 8:00am - 4:00pm.
Our distinguished speakers include:
· James A. Tompkins, Ph.D., President and CEO of Tompkins International
· Gibu Thomas, Senior Vice President of Mobile and Digital for Walmart
Additional details and registration at http://scmr.uark.edu/conference.asp
Tensie Whelan, president of the Rainforest Alliance, spoke about how sustainability is being mainstreamed in more than 80 countries, by more than 1.5 million producers and their families, and a group of more than 6000 companies active at each link in the agriculture, forestry, and tourism supply chains. Her presentation, So Practical it’s Radical: Mainstreaming Sustainability, took place on September 5, 2012. The event was hosted by the Supply Chain Management Research Center in collaboration with The Sustainability Consortium and The University of Arkansas Office for Sustainability. Click here to view the recording and presentation slides.
Loray Mosher, assistant director of the Supply Chain Management Research Center, was a moderator and judge at the 2012 LQ Symposium in Canada. At the meeting Mosher interviewed Greg Hewitt, president of DHL Express Canada, in one of five new LQ Executive Insight Videos now online.
Supply Chain Students at the University of Arkansas have 3 student organizations dedicated to providing them with opportunities to network with industry: Women in Logistics (WIL), the Transportation & Logistics Association (TLA), and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals - University of Arkansas Student Chapter (CSCMP). Additionally, the SCMRC Mentorship Program pairs students with executives for a yearlong, one-on-one mentorship opportunity. Find out more information about these programs online, or visit the SCMRC at WJWH 538.
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