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UA Supply Chain Management Program Boosted by PandemicLock Icon

The undergraduate program has been ranked No. 1 in North America by Gartner for the first time in 2020. read more >
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Brent Williams on What Sets Walton College Apart

Brent D. Williams became dean of the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville on Feb. 1. read more >
Shelley Simpson has worked for J.B. Hunt for 28 years, 15 of those in executive leadership roles. Now she's been named president of the company.
Education / Public Companies / Transportation

Shelley Simpson’s Name Game at UALock Icon

Talk about pressure to do well in school … read more >
J.B. Hunt President Shelley Simpson announces the newly named J.B. Hunt Transport Department of Supply Chain Management for Walton College to a crowd of employees and University of Arkansas faculty and students.
Education / Public Companies / Transportation

UA and J.B. Hunt Cement Supply Chain Partnership

The logistics giant is donating another $1.5 million to the university's supply chain program, which will be renamed. read more >
Mervin Jebaraj, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas
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UA Economist Gives Tepid Forecast for Arkansas

Mervin Jebaraj believes several important industries will have a difficult time reaching pre-pandemic employment levels. read more >
Manufacturing / Real Estate / Tourism / Transportation

Fort Smith Chamber Leader: Region Will End 2012 ‘On A Good Note’ Despite Recent Struggles

At an economic outlook luncheon at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce COO Tim Allen delivers some promising news about 12 companies interested in moving to the region. read more >
“Two IBM 370-148 computers record performance of each store daily,” Wal-Mart bragged in its 1979 annual report.
Retail

Wal-Mart Used Technology to Become Supply Chain Leader

In its relentless pursuit of low consumer prices, Wal-Mart embraced technology to become an innovator in the way stores track inventory and restock their shelves, cutting costs and passing the savings along to customers. In the process the company became synonymous with the concept of successful supply chain management. read more >