1st Annual Neeley School of Business Invitational MBA/MS Supply Chain Case Competition

Thank you to our case sponsor – National Restaurant Association

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About Us

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) is the largest foodservice trade association in the world*—supporting over 500,000 restaurant businesses. In partnership with our state restaurant associations, we work every day to empower all restaurant owners and operators to achieve more than they thought possible.

We represent and advocate for foodservice industry interests—taking on financial and regulatory obstacles before they hit our members’ bottom line. We provide tools and systems that help members of all sizes get significantly better operating results. And we offer the kinds of networking, education and research resources that are only possible because of our vast, and active, membership base.

We save our members time, money and headaches by helping them take on what matters most for their success and growth—whether that’s protecting their economic interests, sharing best practices, or getting them in front of emerging trends.

We strive to move our industry forward by finding answers to the tough questions, distilling complex information into practical knowledge and helping our members navigate the issues that can leave them in the weeds. And that makes us the go-to resource for smart, relevant intelligence that helps our members run their businesses better.

At the NRA, we believe that there is strength in numbers. When we come together as an industry, our collective voice is stronger and our impact is greater than when any of us stands alone. And that means our shared spirit of hospitality, passion for serving others and belief in the American entrepreneurial dream will be safeguarded and advanced.

Because leading restaurant industry companies depend on their top executives, successful industry executives depend on the National Restaurant Association’s networking opportunities. The Supply Chain Management Executive study groups bring together professionals who share vital areas of expertise and years of experience. The group’s free, focused listserv community links executives with their peers and solutions via e-mail. Meetings provide forums for networking, sharing and learning best practices, and opportunities for professional development.

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Our Vision
To shape the future of supply chain innovation as the premier source of talent and thought leadership.

Our Mission
To develop and promote innovative end-to-end supply chain practices to improve global business capabilities by integrating students with a family of faculty and business experts.

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Thank you to our event sponsor – Walmart

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Walmart started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Today, nearly 260 million customers visit our more than 11,500 stores under 63 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce sites in 11 countries each week. With fiscal year 2016 revenue of $482.1 billion, Walmart employs 2.3 million associates worldwide – 1.5 million in the U.S. alone. It’s all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.


Thank you to our event sponsor – Corning

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Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, we’ve applied our unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed lives.

We succeed through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.


Thank you to our event sponsor – ISM-FW

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ISM-Fort Worth seeks to promote the Supply Management profession and assist purchasing professionals as they move toward the highest levels of professional performance by providing Supply Management professionals with opportunities for networking, education, and individual achievement of professional certification, Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM).  Membership in ISM (national organization) and ISM-Fort Worth (local affiliate) is beneficial for all types of Supply Management individuals, from the person in a small business who may wear many hats (including buying responsibilities) to the highly specialized Supply Manager in a large corporation.   Membership is limited to those in the Supply Management field who have a primary type of responsibility in any of the following areas.