Cloud Logistics to Enhance Supply Chain Technology Education, Partners with the University of Tennessee

By CIOReview | Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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FREMONT, CA: The provider of next-generation transportation management systems (TMS), Cloud Logistics has recently donated its award-winning TMS to the Haslam College of Business and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for the use of its students, reports EconoTimes.

Cloud Logistics has deployed the solution with complete realistic data, for the University of Tennessee as well as completed two initial training sessions. Students are actively using the TMS as part of their class work and feedback.

“We’ve seen tremendous demand from both students wanting to enter our program as well as from organizations wanting to hire our highly capable graduates,” said Randy Bradley, professor in the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He believes that this program by Cloud Logistics would enhance the students’ supply chain knowledge with right technical skills. Eventually landing in good jobs and the knowledge would help him grow.

Mark Nix, CEO of Cloud Logistics added, “Partnering with one of the top supply chain management schools in the world is an obvious way Cloud Logistics can contribute our modern technology to the growth of supply chain talent both here and abroad. We’ve been incredibly impressed with the team at the University of Tennessee and how quickly they’ve embraced our technology to further their studies and research. The graduates from the supply chain and logistics program at Tennessee have always been well trained and very prepared to hit the ground running when they start their new career and the Cloud Logistics software will give them additional experience using a modern TMS. We look forward to working with students and faculty at the University of Tennessee for years to come."