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Welcome to the Centre for Supply Chain Management's media and news section. Here you will find the Institute’s latest newsletters, news and announcements.

  • CSCM Symposium: Futuristic and Sustainability
    19 June 2017
    You are invited to the Centre for Supply Chain Management (CSCM) Symposium on 6 September 2017 at the University of Auckland Business School.
  • Centre for Supply Chain Management events
    19 June 2017
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management has a range of events planned in 2017, so please mark your diary.
  • Food loss and waste in China
    19 June 2017
    Food is lost or wasted throughout the supply chain, from initial agricultural production stage down to final consumption stage. Yearly global food loss and waste (FLW) is estimated at roughly 30% of cereals, 40-50% of root crops, fruits and vegetables, 20% of oilseeds, meat and dairy products, and 35% of fish, which amounts to about 1.3 billion tons (FAO, 2011, 2015).
  • After 5’s with Dame Wendy Pye
    19 June 2017
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management had the pleasure of hosting an After 5’s event in April with Dame Wendy Pye, founder of educational publishing company Sunshine Books.
  • Field visit to MIT School of Culinary and Hospitality Studies
    19 June 2017
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management (CSCM) hosted an interesting and informative field visit on 17 May to the Manukau Institute of Technology School of Culinary and Hospitality Studies.
  • Supply chain serving in a changing world
    19 June 2017
    In a fast-changing environment it has become very important that we should have the vision in our business to stop us heading in the wrong direction.
  • Passion for supply chain fuels mission
    19 June 2017
    I fell into supply chain by accident. In my last year of school there was definitely no plan to become a supply chain specialist, in fact, back then, I had no idea that was an option. But I liked maths, so I chose to study that at University, and along the way,
  • MOU with Next Logistics Technology
    19 June 2017
    On 6 April 2017 the Centre for Supply Chain Management had the pleasure of hosting a visiting trade delegation from Next Logistics Technology (NeLT), Tongyoung, South Korea, who are also a part of the Korea Maritime Institute.
  • From the Acting Director’s desk, June 2017
    19 June 2017
    Welcome to the second edition of Supply Chain Link for 2017. We hope you had a good summer, and now ready for a productive winter.
  • Logistics at the RNZAF
    22 March 2017
    In May last year I replaced Group Captain Mark Brunton who headed off to be our Deputy Chief of Air Force and I know that, as an Engineer, he found the relationship that we have with the Supply Chain Council to be extremely valuable and enjoyable.
  • Food supply chain issues in China and the idea of optimisation
    22 March 2017
    China plays an important role in the world’s food supply, feeding 19.1% of the planet’s population (US Census Bureau, 2012) with only 7.6% of the world’s arable land (FAOSTAT, 2012).
  • Sustaining New Zealand’s maritime military operations
    22 March 2017
    The Royal New Zealand Navy’s prime purpose is to defend New Zealand’s interests at sea, which could be around our coast, within our exclusive economic zone, or overseas.
  • Building a supply chain bridge for the global future
    22 March 2017
    To cut to the chase, if New Zealand is to keep up with the global market’s fast changing expectation and demand, our business training and attitude has to change with it.
  • Centre for Supply Chain Management events
    22 March 2017
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management has a range of events planned in 2017, so please mark your diary.
  • Field visit to Coastguard New Zealand
    22 March 2017
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management arranged an informative and interesting field visit on 28 February to the northern region HQ of Coastguard New Zealand.
  • From the Acting Director’s desk
    22 March 2017
    Welcome to the first edition of Supply Chain Link for 2017. We wish you a happy and prosperous year, and all the best for Chinese New Year 2017, year of the Rooster.
  • Leaders in Supply Chain by Abe Eshkenazi
    09 December 2016
    Abe Eshkenazi, the CEO of APICS, presented a seminar on leaders in supply chain at the University of Auckland Business School on 7 November, hosted by the Centre for Supply Chain Management.
  • Centre for Supply Chain Management events
    09 December 2016
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management team are currently working on an interesting and informative events programme with a mix of keynote speakers and field visits for 2017.
  • Field visit to Devonport Naval Base
    09 December 2016
    The Royal New Zealand Navy’s prime purpose is to defend New Zealand’s interests at sea. How does it maintain a state of readiness and what part does logistics play?
  • Maurice Williamson on tackling Auckland traffic
    09 December 2016
    In October, the Centre for Supply Chain Management hosted an interesting “After 5’s” event with keynote speaker the Hon Maurice Williamson, National Party MP for Pakuranga.