Trader Joe’s keeps issuing recalls. Rocks, insects, metal in our food. Is it time to worry?
"Modern supply chains are longer and more complex than ever before, which makes it increasingly more difficult for companies to ensure the quality of every single product they sell," Wowak said in a USA Today piece.
Diesel is far from the only shortage U.S. is facing
Management professor Kaitlin Wowak said in a Newsweek piece that there are reasons why Americans are hurting for certain items. In diesel's case, dwindling U.S. supplies are exacerbated by a ban on Russian imports.
Operational transparency mandates help reduce pharmaceutical drug shortages, research finds
Both the U.S. and Canada have mandates requiring drug manufacturers to report drug manufacturing interruptions that could lead to shortages. Research from Notre Dame is looking at whether these mandates actually help reduce shortages of lifesaving pharmaceutical drugs.
Formula shortage has been building even before shutdown at Michigan plant
Supply chain expert and professor at Mendoza College of Business Kaitlin Wowak was quoted by WIBC 93 FM about the infant formula shortage.
Behind the bookstore shelves
“Companies really tried to operate lean. They don’t want to keep a lot of safety stock or excess inventory on hand because that can be expensive for them,” Katie Wowak, supply chain expert and IT, analytics and operations professor at the Mendoza College of Business said in an Observer piece.
Meet Aesha Browne, mother, wife, engineer & current EMBA student
Right opportunity, right time. Busy mom, wife and industrial engineer Aesha Browne sets her sights higher by going back to school for her EMBA.
What’s up with the supply chain
Katie Wowak explains the impact each season of the pandemic has had on the supply chain in the latest Notre Dame Stories Podcast.