Archive for Industrial Distribution

Graduate students from the Master of Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University visited Norway and Sweden Oct. 13-18.  The 36 students are working professionals from various channels with an average of 15 years of work experience each. The visit is part of the Global Distribution…


Lean Supply Chain Management short course participants in Panama The Thomas and Joan Read Center for Distribution Research and Education, part of the Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recently offered short cou…


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized today (Oct. 25) at the 9th Annual Aggie 100 program, sponsored by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Aggie 100 focuses on growth as an i…


More than 100 students from the Industrial Distribution Program visited Womack Machine Supply Co. in Dallas Oct. 4 as part of their Manufacturer Distributor Relations class (IDIS 340).  (Pictured: Industrial distribution students at Womack Machine Supply Co. Oct. 4) This class includes an indust…


The Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University conducted two short courses in Doha, Qatar, in association with Texas A&M at Qatar Continuing Education Services. A two-day short course, Lean Supply Chain Management, was conducted Sept. 22-23 and a two-day short course, Best Pr…


The Professional Association for Industrial Distribution (PAID) hosted its sixth annual Career Expo Oct. 3 at the Memorial Student Center at Texas A&M University. The Career Expo was preceded by Golf Tournament (a scramble-style tournament between industry representatives and industrial distrib…


The Master of Industrial Distribution (MID) Program hosted more than 100 former and current students and their families for its 12th annual reunion tailgate Sept. 14.  The Texas A&M v. Alabama match-up was one of the most anticipated games of the season as the Aggies were the only team to defea…


Texas A&M University hosted the final meeting of the Optimizing Channel Compensation Consortium (OCC) Aug. 28.  OCC is led by faculty from the Texas A&M Global Supply Chain Laboratory in alliance with the National Association of Wholesale Distributors (NAW). This year’s consortium had 39 pr…


It could be said that Reid Joseph, the student body president (SBP) at Texas A&M University for 2013-14, has always been an Aggie. In fact, when the senior industrial distribution major was born in Dallas, the music playing in the delivery room was the Aggie War Hymn. Although he graduated fro…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Bimal Nepal the Corrie and Jim Furber '64 Faculty Fellow. Nepal is an assistant professor in the Industrial Distribution Program in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution. Nepal earned …


The Master of Industrial Distribution (MID) Program conducted its yearly Residency Week Aug. 4-9, hosting a total of 96 professionals. The incoming cohort (Class of 2015) had an enrollment of 58, the largest cohort since the founding of the program in 2001. The Master of Industrial Distribution …


Pictured: Industrial distribution undergraduate students at the Great Wall of China   The Industrial Distribution Global Study Abroad Program (GSA) continues to provide global business experience and cultural awareness to undergraduates. This year’s program focused on China. The Study Abroad pr…


Yell leaders elected in March 2013: Roy May, Hunter Cook, Chris Powell, Ryan Crawford and Patrick McGinty stand on Kyle Field. Photo by Roger Zhang, The Battalion   Industrial distribution major Roy May has taken a different path to his degree than most students. That path started with a 12-yea…


Molly and Jason Daerr ’99 have chosen to honor their parents by creating scholarships at their alma maters — Molly at Mississippi State University and Jason at Texas A&M University. With the creation of the Karin and Richard L. Daerr ’66 Scholarship, one or more scholarships will be awarded eac…


Dr. Barry Lawrence, Leonard and Valerie Bruce Chair in Industrial Distribution and director of Texas A&M University's Industrial Distribution Program, was recently interviewed by "Industrial Distribution" magazine. In the interview, "The Importance Of Education For Working Professionals," Lawre…