Universities usually compete against each other on basketball courts or football fields. But, a couple dozen schools are currently involved in an equally intense competition—a race to revolutionize ground transportation.
Mississippi has a robust manufacturing sector that includes world-class companies such as Airbus Helicopters, GE Aviation, Ingalls Shipbuilding, Nissan, Northrop Grumman, Toyota and Viking Range. It’s also home to a world-class organization at the University of Mississippi.
This time of the year, many football fans pay close attention to the weekly Associated Press (AP) college poll. Recently, one of AP’s big rivals released another kind of ranking that’s also sure to stir debate.
Logistics and supply chain management is more important to manufacturers than ever. Supplier collaboration, speed and agility are essential today. However, forecasting demand, managing raw materials, procuring parts, tracking work-in-process inventory and shipping finished goods to customers can be a daunting task.