09 Apr 2016

SCA toured the FedEx Ground distribution facility in Livonia to learn about the logistics of the operations. We learned a lot about FedEx Corporation as a whole, while also being able to tour the warehouse and learn about the different systems for sorting packages onto the correct conveyor belts…

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09 Apr 2016

Brian Johnson from FCA came to speak with us about what FCA looks for in entry level candidates, as well as details about a day in the life of a purchasing professional at the company. We learned a lot of interesting facts about the company, as well as the…

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07 Apr 2016

Members from SCA and AKPsi teamed up again for a volunteer event at Fort Wayne in Detroit. Members did work outdoors cleaning up the grounds for National Parks Day, as well as received a free tour of the grounds!

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07 Apr 2016

A team of members from the Supply Chain Association competed in the 4th Annual National Undergraduate Supply Chain Case Competition on April 2nd. The event was hosted by the Supply Chain & Operations Department of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minneapolis in Minneapolis, MN. Our members…

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05 Apr 2016

The Supply Chain Association partnered with Alpha Kappa Psi for a social/fundraising event to raise funds for both organizations, as well as build relationships between the two. We had a great time together at Woodland Lanes!

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12 Mar 2016

The Supply Chain Association would like to thank Brandon Malson, President of EAM Staffing, for coming in to teach students about interviewing skills and how to set ourselves apart from the crowd when it comes to making an impression at different companies. SCA’s event was part of an entire…

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13 Feb 2016

Instead of a regular meeting this week, the members of the Supply Chain Association took the time to create handmade Valentine’s Day cards for sick children at the children’s hospital in Detroit. We were able to make about 100 cards and hand deliver them to the children by Valentine’s…

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06 Feb 2016

The Supply Chain Association would like to thank Bernd-Paul Koschate, from 4flow Consulting, for coming to speak  with us! We learned a lot about 4flow as a company, as well as supply chain practices in consulting throughout the various industries, including automotive, consumer goods and retail, renewable energy, and more.

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31 Jan 2016

This upcoming Tuesday, February 2nd, at 5:00 pm in Quad E (FCN), the Supply Chain Association will be welcoming Bernd-Paul Koschate, Managing Director at 4flow, to speak about consulting practices in the fields of supply chain management and logistics. All majors are welcome to attend. Free food and refreshments…

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19 Nov 2015

On Tuesday, the Supply Chain Association enjoyed hearing from Brenda Plank, Director of Purchasing at US Ecology. We learned a lot about procurement of services in the waste management industry, as well as key points to look for when going over purchasing contracts!

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