supply chain management

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CELDi symposium connects industry, industrial engineering faculty, students

Industry leaders, faculty from several universities and industrial engineering students last week discussed supply chain issues, presented research and learned about ways they can help one another. The annual Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi) Research Symposium brought about 45 attendees to Mizzou.

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Research team develops pandemic-resilient supply chain model

A Mizzou Engineering team has outlined a proposal to boost supply chain resiliency during during a global pandemic.

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Using blockchain to streamline supply chains

A Mizzou Engineering researcher is part of team proposing a new way to use blockchain technology to streamline supply chains. Blockchain is a decentralized database that allows multiple stakeholders to access and share information in a secure, transparent manner. Users can provide information to the decentralized database; however, they cannot tamper with data once it…

CELDi virtual symposium

CELDi Symposium Goes Virtual

As the University of Missouri campuses began preparations to move to remote teaching and telework in March due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Professor Jim Noble in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE) was preparing for the Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi) spring meeting and research symposium. Noble is the MU site director of CELDi, a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center.

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MU Partners with Community to Produce Face Shields

The MU College of Engineering is working with the Columbia STEM Alliance, Columbia Public Schools, the Columbia Police Department, Boone County and the MU-COVID-19 Task Force to manufacture face shields for first responders and health care workers at no cost.