Archive for Supply Chain & Logistics Books

The Common Thread in Supply Chain Disputes

Earlier this year on Talking Logistics, I spoke with Sarah Rathke, a partner at the international law firm of Squire Patton Boggs LLP. Her practice focuses on litigating supply chain disputes, and she also advises businesses on supply chain issues and maintaining productive supply chain relationships. We kicked off the conversation by discussing a great […]

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This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

Lots of supply chain and logistics news this week, so let’s go straight to the items that caught my attention: Amazon now ships to your Audi’s trunk (USA Today) Amazon Reveals Just How Huge the Cloud Is for Its Business (Wired) UPS Brings Technology and Logistics Expertise to Study of Drone Use in Humanitarian Response […]

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Amazon Inside P&G Warehouses: A Case of “What’s In It for We”

An article in today’s Wall Street Journal revealed that Amazon has set up operations inside at least seven P&G warehouses worldwide where “each day, P&G loads products [such as paper towels and diapers] onto pallets and passes them over to Amazon inside a small, fenced-off area. Amazon employees then package, label, and ship the items […]

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Getting to We: A Conversation with Kate Vitasek and Jeanette Nyden

Ready to “walk the talk” on creating highly collaborative business relationships? In this episode, Kate Vitasek and Jeanette Nyden discuss the key points from their recently published book, Getting to We, which “flips conventional negotiation on its head and shifts the perspective to where it belongs: viewing the relationship as the substance of the deal, […]

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Vested: How P&G, McDonald’s, and Microsoft are Redefining Winning in Business Relationships

In this episode, Kate Vitasek (University of Tennessee) and Karl Manrodt (Georgia Southern University) discuss the current state of Vested Outsourcing and the key findings from their latest book, Vested: How P&G, McDonald’s, and Microsoft are Redefining Winning in Business Relationships. If you have questions or comments for Kate, Karl, or Adrian, post them below and […]

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Conversation with Terri Griffith, Author of “The Plugged-In Manager”

Adrian interviews Terri Griffith, Professor of Management at Santa Clara University and author of the book “The Plugged-In Manager.” Ms. Griffith also wrote a very informative article that was published in The Wall Street Journal in April 2011 titled “Tapping Into Social Media Smarts.” In this episode, Ms. Griffith discusses what it means to be a “plugged-in manager” and […]

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