Archive for Past Episode – Descartes

[Video] Global Trade in the Headlines: How to Navigate This Ever-Changing Landscape

Joely Callaway (Vice President, Product Management, Customs Content) and Brendan MacCahill (Senior Vice President, Trade Data Content) at Descartes Systems Group discuss the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What are some of the biggest global trade developments that have taken place over the past few months ? Why should supply […]

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Pool Distribution: The Value of the Network Effect in Transportation

Watch as Chris Jones, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Services at Descartes Systems Group discusses the history of pool distribution, common misconceptions about the model today, and why pool distribution as a store replenishment strategy is more relevant than ever. What is pool distribution? Why is pool distribution in the spotlight today? What are the critical factors […]

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Accelerating Supply Chain Speed and Efficiency with Global Trade Data

Global Trade Data (aka “trade content”) is one of the 3Cs of Global Trade Management, but it’s value extends well beyond facilitating import and export processes. What exactly is Global Trade Data? Which supply chain processes benefit from it? What role does global trade data play in e-commerce? How is the data integrated with and used by supply […]

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Cracking the Code on Home Delivery

The field for home delivery is getting more crowded by the day, with heavyweights Amazon, Google, Walmart, and eBay battling it out, along with various start-ups. Simply put, the race is on to crack the code on home delivery and leverage it as a competitive differentiator. But what are the main challenges companies face? How is […]

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Collaboration in the Network: The What, How, and Why

Collaboration has always been a hot topic in the supply chain and logistics industry, although historically, relatively few companies have “walked the talk” and taken the necessary action to make it work. Today, however, more and more companies  are revisiting collaboration with renewed interest and motivation. Supply Chain Operating Networks are the perfect platform to […]

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Important Updates on Cargo Security and Customs Compliance

A typical cross-border shipment requires compliance with more than 600 laws and trade regulations, with new ones introduced every year. Failure to comply results in delayed shipments, fines, and in some cases, loss of export licenses and jail time. In this episode, Kevin Gavin, VP of Supply Chain Compliance at Descartes, provides an update on […]

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