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New student competition during STAFDA Convention

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This year’s Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association’s Convention and Trade Show, scheduled for Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 in San Diego, will feature a competition for college students with industrial distribution, supply chain, or construction management majors.

The competition involves turning around a fictitious supply chain manufacturer that is losing money. The students will have to address five key areas of the company: Purchasing; Operations; Sales; Supply Chain Management, and Finance. Students will also have to contend with the new market space of webstore sales, how to secure suppliers when faced with constrained capacity, and distribution.

For more, visit stafda.org.

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