Steve Geary is adjunct faculty at the University of Tennessee's Haaslam College of Business and is a lecturer at The Gordon Institute at Tufts University. He is the President of the Supply Chain Visions family of companies, consultancies that work across the government sector. Steve is a contributing editor at DC Velocity, and editor-at-large for CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly.
Since December, the logistics profession has shown that they can effectively get the Covid-19 vaccines to the point of need. Yet getting it to the point of need is not the same as satisfying the patient’s need. Showing somebody the vaccine is not the same as giving the vaccine.
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) published a simple punch list for bringing risk management into Supply Chain Management. Karen Haywood Queen, Contributing Editor at SME Media put the article together.
Any competent supply chain professional is well versed in Risk Management, so we understand the logic behind President Trump’s move against Huawei. Word choice is important. The verb used was “understand,” which is not the same as “agree.”