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A Shippers Guide to Estimating Carrier Emissions

A Shippers Guide to Estimating Carrier Emissions

A look at the methods shippers can use to accurately evaluate their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Supply Chain Students Apply Classroom Concepts to Real World Challenges

Supply Chain Students Apply Classroom Concepts to Real World Challenges

See how Loyola’s graduate supply chain capstone course sets students up for bright professional careers.

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Halloween costumes, decorations may be difficult to find in Chicago as supply chain problems persist

Halloween costumes, decorations may be difficult to find in Chicago as supply chain problems persist

Halloween decorations and costumes may be hard to find this year due to supply chain problems, says Interim Dean Maciek Nowak in this ABC 7 Chicago report.

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Trouble brewing as coffee shortage causes prices to spike

Trouble brewing as coffee shortage causes prices to spike

Mike Hewitt, professor and faculty director of the Supply Chain and Sustainability Center, weighs in on the rising cost of coffee beans as a result of the supply chain and COVID-19 fallout.

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Disruptions in Supply Chains Cause Delays, High Prices

Disruptions in Supply Chains Cause Delays, High Prices

Interim Dean Maciek Nowak discusses how the increase in demand and decrease in supply have "combined to create an unprecedented delay or issues with a supply.”

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5 Takeaways from the 2021 Supply Chain and Sustainability Summit

5 Takeaways from the 2021 Supply Chain and Sustainability Summit

Industry experts from across the spectrum offer insights into how the field of supply chain is evolving to meet the demands of a rapidly changing world.

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The Rise of Social Entrepreneurship: Why American Consumers Want Action
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The Rise of Social Entrepreneurship: Why American Consumers Want Action

Consumers are four to six times more likely to buy products and services from companies they deem to be purpose-driven.

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It’s time to adopt a customer-centric attitude

It’s time to adopt a customer-centric attitude

Over the last year, customers have been forgiving when it comes to delays and missed expectations, but that goodwill won’t last forever.

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Where supply chain meets sustainability

Where supply chain meets sustainability

Loyola's School of Environmental Sustainability is looking at sustainable supply chains, how students can get involved, and more.

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How to Start a Supplier-Diversity Program

How to Start a Supplier-Diversity Program

Center director Harry Haney sat down with Crain's Chicago Business to talk about starting a supplier-diversity program.

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The Enduring Impact of COVID-19 on Women in the Workforce
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The Enduring Impact of COVID-19 on Women in the Workforce

With online learning environments imposing unique caregiving responsibilities upon parents, mothers across the U.S. have left the workforce to be with their kids at home.

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The Future of AI in Healthcare
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The Future of AI in Healthcare

The healthcare landscape is becoming increasingly intertwined with AI in a way that will likely change the industry forever.

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Addressing Food Insecurity in America
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Addressing Food Insecurity in America

Now more than ever, supply chain departments across America have an opportunity to help curb food insecurity.

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What Shifting Consumer Demands & Demographics Mean for Supply Chains
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What Shifting Consumer Demands & Demographics Mean for Supply Chains

A look at how COVID-19 has permanently changed the way Americans shop and the impact it will have on supply chains.

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The Future of Transportation
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The Future of Transportation

A look at the future of autonomous vehicles and their impact on supply chains.

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When will the robots deliver our groceries?

When will the robots deliver our groceries?

A look at the future of autonomous vehicles and their impact on the world of supply chain and transportation.

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Five takeaways from the 2020 Supply Chain and Sustainability Summit

Five takeaways from the 2020 Supply Chain and Sustainability Summit

Supply chain leaders offered their experiences and insights for driving positive change during a pandemic and beyond.

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The pros and cons of investing in renewable energy supply chains.
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The pros and cons of investing in renewable energy supply chains.

The pros and cons of investing in renewable energy supply chains.

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Show me your skills
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Show me your skills

A look at skills shortages within the supply chain industry and what needs to be done to close the gap.

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The Concrete Ceiling

The Concrete Ceiling

Some manufacturers and distributors are hiring recently incarcerated individuals in their plants and DCs. To make it work, you have to break through the “concrete ceiling.”

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Organizational Change Management and Culture: Keys to lasting, sustainable cost improvement

Organizational Change Management and Culture: Keys to lasting, sustainable cost improvement

New tools—including technology, Lean Six Sigma, continuous improvement, or zero-based principles—require leadership support, rigorous change management, and on-going monitoring to sustain improvements.

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Bringing the Real World Into the Classroom

Bringing the Real World Into the Classroom

Professor Mike Hewitt and his students visit Reyes Holdings.

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Elkay celebrates 100 years!

Elkay celebrates 100 years!

Learn about Elkay, an American-owned and operated innovative manufacturer of sinks, faucets, bottle filling stations, drinking fountains and foodservice products.

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The Ethical Supply Chain

The Ethical Supply Chain

New research from APICS, Supply Chain Management Review and Loyola University Chicago finds that operating a responsible supply chain is an increasing priority. But gaps remain between practice and the goal.

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TSL Best Paper Award 2018

TSL Best Paper Award 2018

Quinlan faculty, Mike Hewitt, along with his fellow co-authors, received the TSL Best Paper Award at the 2018 Informs Conference for their paper, "The Continuous-Time Service Network Design Problem."

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Mileage Bands in Freight Transportation

Mileage Bands in Freight Transportation

The latest research from Professor Maciek Nowak.

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Contracting for International Arbitration

Contracting for International Arbitration

The benefits of international arbitration.

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Sustainability and corporate responsibility central to strategy

Sustainability and corporate responsibility central to strategy

SVCC Executive Committee members discussed sustainability and corporate responsibility in Supply Chain Management Review.

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Better Practices for College Recruiting

Better Practices for College Recruiting

Competition for supply chain majors is Intense. Harry Haney identifies how Loyola is landing the best and brightest.

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