Logistics, Business & Public Policy

Smith School Students Discuss Logistics with National Defense Transportation Association

Attracting over 80 students and faculty members, the first annual National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) panel event, held at the Smith School of Business on Nov. 12, 2003, was a huge success. NDTA members, along with student officers of Smith's Logistics, Transportation, and Supply Chain Management (LTSCM) Society, organized the event as a means to establish a closer relationship between students and the Washington, D.C., chapter of NDTA.

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.

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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