Food Supply Chain & Logistics Professor Mellie Pullman ISQA 458/558 Spring 2011 Today’s Activities • Introduction • Syllabus & Important Dates • What is Food Supply Chain Management? • Photographs & Index Cards You can call me: • Mellie OR • Dr. / Professor Pullman Office hours: Tuesday 4:00-5:00 PM Or by request Course Format • Allowed 10 minutes break per hour of teaching • 5:40-7:10-ish • Break: 15 minutes • 7:30-9:00-ish My Background • Education – BS &MS (Mechanical Engineering) – MBA & Ph.D. (Operations Management & Marketing) • Work Experience: Food related – Personal Chef – Restaurant Management & Catering – Brew-master and Microbrewery Start-up Consultant – Consulting (hospitality & food companies) • Academic research – Sustainable food supply chain issues – Chefs & the Innovation Process – Models for local food production & distribution (Micro- malting, flour milling and animal processing) Consulting & Community Service – Cirque Du Soleil – Hotels & Airports – Ski resorts – Mountaineering Products – Nestle – International Telecom – Non-profits • Portland Food Policy & Purchasing Councils • Food Alliance • Upstream Health • Food Bank Other fun facts… • Teaching 18 years at schools around the US and Europe • Writing & publishing articles & books • Traveling, rock climbing, skiing, cooking and researching food producers, wineries, breweries, and restaurants. What about you? • Please spend a few minutes filling out this index card with: – Your preferred first name (& last name) – Contact email – Where are you from? – Fun Facts about you • If you have never had a class from me, I will need to take a photo of you during the break. The Classroom Mix • Lectures • Case Discussions • Breakout Discussion Groups • Guest Speakers • Field Trips Intellectual Contributions Individual Case Analysis (3 of 4) 30 % Individual Class Participation 10 % Individual Assignments 30 % -Food Supply Chain -Ocado Exercise -Tour paper Individual Midterm 15 % Team Presentation (5%) & 15 % Paper(10%) 100 % Assignments & Cases • 3 Assignments – Trace a fresh food item – Ocado Internet Grocery (time!) – Organically Grown Field Trip & write-up. • Due 3 of 4 Case Assignments – Barilla SpA – McDonalds – Country Natural Beef – Portland Roasting Company Questions are provided in the syllabus. Each case requires answering the Questions and providing a recommendation. Limited to 2 pages not Including supporting exhibits. Write-ups due at beginning of class. Food Company Tours • Organically Grown Company (April 26) – Note: Reading prior to tour and tour write-up due the following week. • Sokol Blossor Winery (June 7) – Note: Readings (on-line) prior to tour. Tour Paper • Prior to the tour, please prepare a least one question to ask the host about the company and/or industry • After the tour, you will write a summary of the experience – Company organized around product or function (estimate of SKUs) – type of inventory system – location issues (why there?) – transportation strategies – use of IS to keep supply chain running efficiently and effectively – sustainability concerns. – Looking for deeper thought or reflections!!! • One to two pages is sufficient. Participation & Attendance • Participation is key! – You learn in proportion to what you put into this class. – Lots of opportunities to get involved – Additional points for current articles (“shy clause”) • Class attendance is expected. – attendance will be reflected in your participation grade. – If you anticipate missing a class, I would appreciate if you would let me know about the situation in advance. Class Etiquette • Laptop use in class is strongly discouraged, • Cell phones/Blackberries/etc. should be turned off for class periods, • Please be respectful of your classmates, professor, and speakers/tour hosts by listening when they are talking and not creating side conversations. • If you chose to be on the laptop or miss part of class; you will be required to take the final exam. Textbook 1. Food Supply Chain Management text chapters are on-line. You will be assigned certain chapters of this book by Pullman & Wu. Required Materials • Course packet available at – Clean Copy, 1704 SW Broadway • Other Readings on the Mellie Pullman course site (under PSU/ SBA /Supply Chain Management) – Kellogg’s Supply Chain – Reaping what you sow – Ocado: An Alternative Way to Bridge the Last Mile in Grocery Home Delivery – Ocado spreadsheets: Windows.xls and Nowindow.xls – Country Natural Beef – Portland Roasting Company • Other readings include websites and material handed out in class. Team Presentation and Research Project • Form a 4 person before next week (see syllabus) • We will discuss the project next week. • Team Presentations (15 minutes + Q&A) – May 31 • Team Final Research Paper (due May 31) What I will provide • Class Handouts of lecture slides (also provided on course site). • Overview of what is expected that day and next class period • Additional readings • Email support • Office hours and additional help as required.