Two Georgia Southern faculty contribute to Technology Association of Georgia report
Jerry Burke, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Marc Scott, Ph.D., assistant professor of logistics and supply chain management and director of the Southern Center for Logistics and Intermodal Transportation, contributed to the Georgia Supply Chain and Logistics technology ecosystem report by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).
“We contributed to the report to highlight how Georgia Southern connects employers with students who are readily capable to tackle dynamic challenges faced by logistics and supply chain organizations,” said Burke. “We also wanted to enhance awareness of the expertise that faculty in the Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management possess to assist organizations via applied faculty research and student-led projects.”
The Parker College of Business faculty provided insight into the supply chain and logistics programs at Georgia Southern University, explaining that faculty expertise and the university’s proximity to the Port of Savannah provides unique opportunities for collaboration with the supply chain and logistics ecosystem. The logistics faculty have built relationships with various logistics and intermodal transportation stakeholders leading to impactful opportunities to provide experiential learning activities to students.