Logistics, Business & Public Policy

UMD-Smith Experts Comment on Ebola Social Media, Supply Chain Implications

Officials are applying social media, such as the CDC Emergency Twitter handle, to disseminate Ebola-related information and using wireless networks to track and predict outbreak patterns and locate individuals exposed to the virus. Companies concurrently are monitoring for threats to their supply chains, such as the Ivory Coast cocoa supply.

Student Involvement

 

“I majored in supply chain because I love solving problems. I believe the future of business relies on the capabilities of a huge network of qualified supply chain and logistics experts. ” 

- Alexander Matov, 2007 graduate   

There are many opportunities to get involved in Supply Chain Management at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Students have the opportunities to join organizations dedicated to the major, be apart of the unique fellows program, and compete in case competitions. For more information about these opportunities please see the following:

Smith Logistics Students Present 'Person of the Year' Award at Industry Day

The Smith School's Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management Society (LTSCM Society) and the Supply Chain Club (SCC) named Linda Morgan (pictured, right) as their 2003 "Person of the Year." The award was presented by Allison Healy (pictured, left), co-president of LTSCM, at the Sixth Annual Industry Day on October 31, 2003.

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