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Tag: supply chain

garment factory in India

Jan 25, 2021

Helping Consumers Change the World When They Shop

Can all of the fair labor programs be folded into one score for consumers? 

Jan 6, 2021

The COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain: Potential Problems and Bottlenecks

How the vaccine rollout is highlighting the fragility of the medical supply chain. 

nurses stand with newly-delivered boxes of PPE

Nov 12, 2020

The Strategic Stockpile Failed; Experts Propose New Approach to Emergency Preparedness

Academic and military experts are calling for a new approach to national emergency preparedness. 

An illustration by the CDC shows ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Nov 10, 2020

NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19

While COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. Faculty and the staff at the university have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. Their research has covered a large scope, from how the… 

person in protective gear preparing a test kit

Sep 14, 2020

Finding the Best Way to Get COVID-19 Test Kits Where They’re Needed

NC State research effort aims to improve COVID-19 test kit distribution and supply chains. 

tractor trailers lined up in a parking lot

Apr 6, 2020

COVID-19 Highlights the Importance of Agility for Supply Chains

Our current crisis is highlighting the import of agility in the business world. 

Photo of factory floor.

May 15, 2019

NC State Professor Can Discuss Tariff Effects on Supply Chains

How do tariffs impact business supply chains? NC State expert Rob Handfield has some answers. 

Picture of NC State's gateway.

Jan 11, 2018

VF Corporation and NC State Announce Strategic, Multiyear Partnership

The partnership will create new opportunities for students and boost research on textiles and apparel.