Transportation / Operations / Supply Chain

Welcome to Fordham University Gabelli School of Business’ Transportation/Operations/Supply Chain Community! Here you’ll find resources such as blogs, events, and resources specific to Transportation, Operations, and Supply Chain to help you embrace your career and academic journey and explore Fordham’s career resources in one central space.

The scope of supply chain management and operations is very broad, and no two companies necessarily have the same approach to it. Therefore, there are not really defined supply chain career paths—but this also means your education and experience can take you anywhere.

Logistics is an industry that plays a massive role in our economy. By 2045, total freight is projected to reach 27 billion tons while the value is expected to grow to $38 trillion, showing the sheer magnitude of this important, yet often overlooked, industry.

Basically, if an organization makes something, or sells something another organization makes, they need logistics professionals to ensure their operations keep on running smoothly.

As future leaders, let’s be mindful of the Human Energy Crisis

“We’re faced with a Human Energy Crisis.

As with climate change, warning signs abound. Just as we’ve seen melting ice caps, rising sea levels, and wildly swinging temperatures, on the human level we’ve seen languishingdepleted surge capacity and a 

By Fernanda Carvalho
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The Best Managers Are Leaders — and Vice Versa

From the Harvard Business Review, read about the importance of striking the right balance between leadership and management rather than treating them as two different skill sets.

By Basundhara Parasar
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How to Improve your Time Management Skills

Homework, exams, networking, friends, and recruiting are all part of the graduate school experience. Unfortunately, time is limited and if not properly managed, may leave many feeling like they are doing everything and nothing at the same time.

If you …

By Fernanda Carvalho
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What the Case Study Method Really Teaches

B-School case studies elicit a range of emotions from students – curiosity, excitement, and even fear!  Here is a good resource by Nitin Nohria, former dean of Harvard Business School on how to make the best of case studies and …

By Basundhara Parasar
Basundhara Parasar
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Q&A with L.E.K. Consultants Lauren DeVestern and Neil Mittal

L.E.K. Consulting has an extensive consumer practice that works with a diverse range of companies to address the many complex issues facing leaders in the consumer sector. Lauren DeVestern and Neil Mittal are managing directors and partners in L.E.K.’s Boston …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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