Upcoming Events

31st Annual Consular Association Reception World Affairs Council Tacoma October 12th, 2022 5:30 – 7:30 Tacoma Art Museum Securing the Supply Chain Building Resilience through Sustainability October 18th, 2022 9am – 5pm Networking Reception to Follow Highline College Building 8 Mt. Constance Conference Room For the first time in our lifetimes, supply chains have been front […]

Assessing Skills Gap with Chmura

Your Center of Excellence for Global Trade and Supply Chain Management is one of a number of Washington State Centers of Excellence involved in a pilot project giving us access to real time data and analytics provided by CHMURA. CHMURA is providing the Center with software tools to allow us to dig deeper and really understand the supply chain workforce on the local and national […]

Securing Supply Chain Summit

After three years, your Center of Excellence for Global Trade and Supply Chain Management, in partnership with the Center of Excellence for Homeland Security and Emergency Management, are once again planning our annual Securing the Supply Chain Summit. The 2022 summit will be held on Tuesday October 18th at Highline College’s Mount Constance Conference room in […]

I Wish…Vietnam

By Blaine Marc Relatado (B.A.S. International Business student, North Seattle College) An affordable study-abroad program, what is it like? Winter quarter was about to end, and I was taking the train on my way to work. I was checking my email and saw a message from one of my instructors. It was about a study-abroad […]

Directors Note Fall 2022–Vietnam

Students Thrive in the Global Economy Thank goodness global analysts aren’t coroners. They have declared globalization dead so many times over the last ten years that it certainly would have been buried alive like an Edgar Allen Poe global horror story if we had listened to them. Vietnam is alive with the sounds and sights […]

Introducing High Schoolers to Supply Chain Careers

AJAC Explores New Logistics-Related Apprenticeship Programs By Aaron Ferrell, AJAC Director of Marketing and Communications

Director’s Note–Fall 2021 The Chain

Mentoring for Success We all need mentors, some of us more than others. I’ve been fortunate throughout my life to have mentors throughout my life, from when I worked on trade policy in Congress to business ventures to even back in college when Charley–you remember him?–mentored us into having a deep appreciation of the late, […]

Global Trade and Supply Chain Management Sector Economic Analysis 2020 Update

Our Center recently updated our 2018 Global Trade and Supply Chain Management Sector Economic Analysis with fresh data and an initial look at the effects of Covid-19 on the industry. Download the Global Trade and Supply Chain Management Sector Economic Analysis 2020 Update.