Supply chain and logistics management is much more than getting manufactured goods from factories in China to shelves in suburban America in time for holiday shopping.
When the largest earthquake to ever strike Japan rocked the country on March 11, it triggered a devastating tsunami leaving a wake of destruction and disaster at a nuclear power plant. It also shut down production for many major global manufacturers in Japan— in particular, those related to the auto and hi-tech industries.
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Sandor Boyson talks about the critical need for cybersecurity. [VIDEO]
Sandor Boyson, PhD, research professor for the Robert H. Smith School of Business’ Department of Logistics, Business and Public Policy, is among 40 experts selected by the U.S. Department of Commerce to provide insight into supply chain strategy to spur U.S. exports and global competitiveness.