Management and Marketing

Supply Chain Management Day

SCM Students in Dot Food Warehouse

About SCM Day

2021 SCM Day September 14 & 15, 2021
(Virtual events on September 14, in-person activities on September 15)

SCM Day is the primary networking and recruiting event for our students and industry partners. The event is hosted prior to most companies making their hiring decisions regarding internship and employment for the following spring and summer.

Students from freshman year through graduate school attend the day’s events.

  • Semi-annual advisory board meeting with program updates. Industry partners provide advice and input regarding classroom curriculum and trends.
  • Table Fair: company representatives have access to the talent pool of potential interns and employees. Businesses provide materials about their companies, careers available, etc.
  • Students gain information about the companies attending, practices and trends in the SCM field and learn from leaders in the industry.
  • On site interviews may be conducted.
  • Evening dinner with keynote address. Business reps have an opportunity to witness students in a social setting.


Tuesday 9/14--Virtual

Wednesday 9/15--Macomb Campus

  • Advisory Board Meeting & lunch (for faculty and industry partners): 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • SCM Career Fair Event: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Outdoors between Stipes Hall and Hanson Field, weather permitting (Rain location: University Union Grand Ballroom)
    Pre-registration required:  Student registration   |   Company registration

  • Dinner Banquet with Keynote Address: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    Outdoors under the purple & white tent between Stipes Hall and Hanson Field, weather permitting (Rain location: University Union Lamoine Room)
    Pre-registration required:  Student registration   |   Company registration

2021 Keynote Speaker

Michael Wohlwend, Alpine Supply Chain Solutions

Michael is a Trusted Advisor with a proven track record of helping companies improve their overall operations. His expertise includes facility analysis and Supply Chain Systems. An energetic and conscientious leader with a reputation for nurturing strong business relationships built on trust and mutual understanding. [Read complete bio]

Past Keynote Speakers

  • 2019: Jeremy Womack, VP of Supply Chain & Packaging for Group O, Inc.
  • 2018: Brian Byers, Morning show host and VP of Development at Neuhoff Media Decatur
  • 2017: Bryan Langston, VP of Warehousing, Dot Foods
  • 2016: Tim Engstrom, Walgreens VP / Group VP, Distribution Operations
  • 2015: Daniel Stanton, MHI VP of Education and Workforce Development
  • 2014: Mark Schweitzer, Managing Director of Intermodal & International Freight, Archer Daniels Midland Company.
  • 2013: Thomas Knoll, VP, Worldwide Supply Management & Logistics, Deere & Company


Please contact the School of Management and Marketing at (309) 298-1535.

Past Participating Companies

  • AgReliant Genetics
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
  • Association for Supply Chain Management
  • Becker Logistics
  • Caterpillar Logistics, Inc.
  • C.H. Robinson
  • Dayton Freight Lines, Inc.
  • Dohrn Transfer Company
  • Dot Food.
  • Fastenal
  • Fermilab
  • GlobalTranz
  • Group O
  • Iowa 80 Truckstop
  • Institute for Supply Management
  • J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
  • John Deere
  • Loadsmart
  • Marquette Transportation Company
  • Menards
  • Old Dominion Freight Line
  • Robert Bosch, LLC.
  • RRD DLS Worldwide
  • Rural King Farm and Home Store
  • Rust-Oleum Corporation
  • Wahl Clipper Corporation
  • XTRA Lease