Dr. Karl B. Manrodt, a Logistics and Supply Chain Management Professor at Georgia College and State University, contributes his expert insight to SupplyChainBrain on several topics such as the state of today’s supply-chain industry, warehouse logistics, supply-chain transportation services, and warehouse quality and metrics. SupplyChainBrain is the world’s most comprehensive supply chain management information resource, providing complete coverage of all fundamental supply chain principles.

 

In Dr. Manrodt’s first article, co-written with Georgia College and State University Assistant Professor of Logistics and SCM Dr. Donnie Williams, he challenges current thinking of supply chains in order to “stay current with the skills needed to operate in this dynamic environment.” Learn more about what they have to say on what the younger generation should do to foster a successful supply-chain industry.

 

The pair also tackles the topic of warehouse logistics in a separate article. They noted that many distribution centers (DC) are disconnected from the strategic goals of the firm, which results in less efficient operating. Dr. Manrodt and Williams identified three areas that companies should investigate in order to improve warehouse logistics. Click here to learn more.

 

Alongside University of Tennessee SCM Professor Dr. Mary Collins Holcomb, Dr. Manrodt gives his insight on supply-chain transportation services in the next article. Though a dynamic business environment may not be surprising for professionals, the growing options in regards to technology and transportation may require more attention. Read more about how supply-chain professionals should consider different options for transportation, technology, and organizational structure to generate long-term value.

 

In another article co-written with three experts in the field, Dr. Manrodt dives into how Best-in-Class warehousing and distribution facilities are able to achieve high quality results while continuously improving their companies. Learn more about the four-step process they came up with to improve warehouse quality and metrics.

 

Dr. Manrodt continues to be a thought-leader in the logistics and supply chain management industry. Thanks to his love for sharing his insight to resources such as SupplyChainBrain, others can share in the knowledge of what it takes to be a successful supply chain professional.