News stories

  • Environmental sustainability and supply chain trade-offs in the international trade of agro-based products
    14 June 2018
    In recent years, sustainable supply chain management has become a key topic of interest for supply chain experts.
  • From the Director's desk
    14 June 2018
    Welcome to the second edition of Supply Chain Link for 2018. We hope you are doing well and have found time to come to one or two of our recent events.
  • CSCM welcomes Marcus Rinaldi
    14 June 2018
    My name is Marcus Rinaldi and I recently started as Principal Advisor for Business Productivity and Sustainability at the Business School.
  • Do suppliers care enough?
    14 June 2018
    Exploding smartphones due to overheating batteries, grounded airplanes due to engine turbine faults, large-scale car recalls due to airbag defects.
  • Developing capable supply chain professionals
    14 June 2018
    Together with Executive Education in the Graduate School of Management, the Centre for Supply Chain Management (CSCM) is beginning to build an ecosystem that supports the development of capable supply chain managers.
  • Centre for Supply Chain Management events
    14 June 2018
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management team are currently working on an interesting and informative events programme for 2018.
  • An evening with CSCM and Alan Day
    14 June 2018
    On Monday 9 April, we were fortunate to have Alan Day as our keynote speaker, who was travelling from London.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • From the Director
    21 September 2017
    Welcome to our last edition of Supply Chain Link for 2017. I hope you have a marvellous Christmas and New Year!