Archive for Descartes Systems Group

Editor’s Pick: Using Denied Party Screening to Counter Cyber Threats

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. In this post, Sophia Nisha, Director of Denied Party Screening at Descartes Systems Group, provides an overview of how identifying and […]

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This Week in Logistics News (September 25-29, 2017)

You know what might be more complex than supply chain management? The college application and financial aid process. We’re wading through it now with my oldest daughter who is a senior in high school. If you have to schedule multiple information sessions and webcasts to explain how this whole process works, like our high school […]

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This Week in Logistics News (September 4-8, 2017)

Only 8 days to go before I (along with my Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure teammates) cycle 100 miles at the JDRF Ride for the Cure in Saratoga Springs, NY. How far is 100 miles? It’s like going from Brooklyn, NY to Philadelphia, PA. How long will it take me? Well, it took me just […]

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This Week in Logistics News (August 28 – September 1, 2017)

August is usually a quiet month for supply chain and logistics news, but not this year, especially the past couple of weeks. I’m still catching up from all I missed while I was away on vacation, but I’ve highlighted some of the key news items below, with Tropical Storm Harvey topping the list. Freight Companies […]

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This Week in Logistics News (May 29 – June 2, 2017)

One of the best parts of a long holiday weekend is that a short workweek follows. The only problem is that the “To Do” list continues to grow nonetheless. Therefore, with much still to do and limited time, here’s this week’s supply chain and logistics news without commentary. Wal-Mart tests delivery of online packages by […]

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The WannaCry Cyberattack: Another Warning for Supply Chain Executives

One of the most popular posts I wrote last September became a reality over the weekend. By now, you’ve probably read the headlines, like this one from the Wall Street Journal: “Major Cyberattack Sweeps Globe, Hitting FedEx, U.K. Hospitals, Spanish Companies.” It echoes the title of my post from last September: “The Day a Cyber […]

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