News stories

  • Vision enhances students’ leadership potential and career aspirations
    09 October 2017
    Six talented Business School students went on an all-expenses-paid trip to Sydney last month, to participate in the inaugural inter-university Vision Leadership and Career Development Program.
  • Commerce students selected for United States Leadership Tour 2018
    03 October 2017
    BA/BCom student Te Wai Coulston is chosen to be part of a delegation representing New Zealand at the Harvard National Model United Nations conference, Boston, in January-February 2018.
  • Transparency and certifications in ethical sourcing a key differentiator in the fashion industry
    21 September 2017
    The global textile and garment industry, including clothing, footwear and textiles, was valued at US$3,000 trillion in 2015, contributing vastly to the GDPs of countries worldwide.
  • Centre for Supply Chain Management (CSCM) Symposium
    21 September 2017
    On 6 September, The Centre for Supply Chain Management hosted a symposium addressing the themes of “Futuristic” and “Sustainability”. Our international keynote speaker’s presentation highlighted ways in which we should be directing cultural changes for the future.
  • Embracing diversity within the supply chain
    21 September 2017
    Cultural diversity within our supply chain services now plays a major part in the running of any successful business.
  • Securing the future of the supply chain
    21 September 2017
    As innovation continues to accelerate through automation and the adoption of artificial intelligence, businesses need to think about how to respond to these ‘disruptive technologies’ in order to remain competitive in a rapidly changing environment.
  • From the Director
    21 September 2017
    Welcome to the third edition of Supply Chain Link for 2017. We hope you are doing well and have found the time to come to some of our recent events.
  • Message in a bottle: an insight into the global wine and spirits industry
    21 September 2017
    On 26 July, CSCM hosted a field visit to Pernod Ricard Ltd at their Glen Innes winery and bottling facility in Auckland. Pernod Ricard was founded in France in 1805, born from from Pernod Fils, which initially produced absinthe.
  • Centre for Supply Chain Management events
    21 September 2017
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management team is currently working on an interesting and informative events programme for 2017, so please mark your diary.
  • Consulting projects expo
    21 September 2017
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management (CSCM) cordially invites you to attend an annual exhibition of the consulting projects that ISOM teams have been working on from March to October 2017 in ASB, BNZ, Hynds, KPMG, Middlemore Hospital and United Steel.
  • Auckland Airport rises to meet future challenges
    21 September 2017
    On 1 August, CSCM hosted a very enjoyable and interesting evening, which was attended by more than 50 people. Keynote speaker Adrian Littlewood, CEO of Auckland Airport, gave a very informative presentation, followed by a Q&A session, with drinks and nibbles afterwards.
  • Foodstuffs: A Kiwi success story
    21 September 2017
    On 7 June, CSCM had the pleasure of hosting the General Manager Supply Chain of Foodstuffs North Island Ltd, Mr Vaughan Grant, who presented a genuine Kiwi success story.
  • The Business Course
    01 September 2017
    Sir John Key, celebrity chef and restaurateur Josh Emmett, and Business School Dean Professor Jayne Godfrey are among mentors taking turns pairing up with Business School students for a round of golf, teaching them a bit about ‘the game’ while playing the game over the space of six Sundays.
  • Tuning in to the millennial mindset
    16 August 2017
    Recent Bachelor of Commerce graduate Paul Rataul is helping the high achievers of the millennial generation to enhance the future of business
  • Students practice business strategy in online environment
    12 July 2017
    When initially asked why inaugural 2017 UABS Business Strategy Challenge co-winner Felicia Chung thought her team won, she answered: “I just got lucky”.
  • 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.