10 episodes

Join Ted Stank and Tom Goldsby in their pursuit to prove that the constantly evolving field of supply chain management is more fun than you think. Take a leap onto the ships of supply chain, crowd surf into the long lines of meeting holiday demand, and wade into the depths of warehouse inventory buildup with these supply chain experts, University of Tennessee, Knoxville professors, and long-time friends. Timely topics, intriguing guests, and lively banter will make Tennessee on Supply Chain Management your new favorite podcast.

Tennessee on Supply Chain Management University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Global Supply Chain Institute

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Join Ted Stank and Tom Goldsby in their pursuit to prove that the constantly evolving field of supply chain management is more fun than you think. Take a leap onto the ships of supply chain, crowd surf into the long lines of meeting holiday demand, and wade into the depths of warehouse inventory buildup with these supply chain experts, University of Tennessee, Knoxville professors, and long-time friends. Timely topics, intriguing guests, and lively banter will make Tennessee on Supply Chain Management your new favorite podcast.

    08 - Trucking and Transportation: What You Need to Know

    08 - Trucking and Transportation: What You Need to Know

    Ted and Tom are joined this episode by UT Knoxville Ryder Professor in Supply Chain Yemisi Bolumole. They'll tackle tough transportation topics, all highly relevant to many of today's supply chain challenges.

    Topic #1: Trucking Demand
    Topic #2: Chinese COVID Shutdowns
    Topic #3: Russia-Ukraine Supply Chain Fallout

    • 27 min
    07 - Bonus Episode: Live from GSCI's Supply Chain Forum: a panel discussion on what it's like to join the industry as a recent grad

    07 - Bonus Episode: Live from GSCI's Supply Chain Forum: a panel discussion on what it's like to join the industry as a recent grad

    Recorded live at GSCI's spring Supply Chain Forum, Ted and Tom sit down with Forum Mega Session speakers Lance Saunders (UT Knoxville Professor), Todd Caywood (Eastman Chemical Company), Caroline Jones (BP) and Chris Qualls (DENSO) to discuss how prepared they felt when entering the supply chain industry, share advice on the transition and how to avoid pitfalls as a new employee. You won't want to miss our first ever in-person recording!

    • 28 min
    07 - Will There Be A New World Order in Supply Chain?

    07 - Will There Be A New World Order in Supply Chain?

    In this episode, Ted and Tom discuss the possibility of a new world order, domestic trucking trends, and Chinese manufacturing in response to covid variants. Special guest Dr. Andrea Sordi, UT Knoxville Professor and Director of the Executive MBA for Global Supply Chain, shares his perspective on risk management, diversity & inclusion efforts in supply chains and much more!

    • 29 min
    06 - Logistics and Last-Mile Delivery

    06 - Logistics and Last-Mile Delivery

    In our fifth full episode, Ted and Tom discuss good news in the world of supply chain,  provide a travel update, and an outlook on inflation and rising gas prices. Special guest GSCI Fellow Alan Amling provides insight into the latest developments in e-commerce and last mile delivery as well as a sneak peak of his new book.

    • 27 min
    05 - Bonus Episode: The Economic Impact of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine and Its Affect on Supply Chain

    05 - Bonus Episode: The Economic Impact of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine and Its Affect on Supply Chain

    In our first bonus episode, Marianne Wanamaker Professor of Economics and Executive Director of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at UT Knoxville and former member of the President’s Economic Council, joins Ted and Tom again to discuss the economic impacts of the war in Ukraine and its affect on supply chain.

    • 21 min
    04 - Is LEAN Dead?

    04 - Is LEAN Dead?

    In our fourth episode, Ted and Tom discuss the current media spin on supply chain, supply chain planning and demand, and an update on the current bright spots in the future of supply chain. Special guest Robert Martichenko, author, speaker and strategic advisor, will have a lively discussion with Ted and Tom about criticism surrounding Lean, how supply chains can adjust to current realities, and why we need to make supply chain jobs more meaningful. Plus, find out if Ted got that car he ordered. 

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

HoneyBrown27 ,

Great Pod

As a UTK ADMBA grad, I’ve learned that one of the multitude of reasons that it’s such a great supply chain institution is that UTK lays a foundation of curiosity for the supply chain. Or, as I know it, the “value chain.”

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