Archive for supply chain

Editor’s Pick: Be the Partner Your Customer is Looking For

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. This post by Julio Soto from GEODIS’ blog discusses how to become the partner your customer is looking for. In the […]

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Advanced Visibility in Emergency Response Situations

We all know the important role that supply chain and logistics people, processes, and technologies play in everyday commerce. Those capabilities and expertise also play a critical role in responding effectively to emergency situations such as natural disasters. What unique challenges arise from these incidents? How can the supply chain and logistics industry help? How […]

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This Week in Logistics News (November 5-9, 2018)

The minivan passed me as I was cycling up a never-ending hill, arms waving from open windows. The van pulled over a few hundred feet ahead, arms still waving from the windows. They must want to high-five me, I thought, so I raised my arm as I passed them and slapped their hands. It turns […]

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This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week. This is the first time in many years that I’ve had to assume all of her responsibilities in managing the complex operations of a house with three kids (our oldest child is in college, […]

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Editor’s Pick: Fluid Futures – Creating Value from Uncertainty

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. This post by Daniel Martins from GEODIS’s blog discusses how startups and innovation are disrupting the supply chain landscape, and how […]

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Lessons from Disrupted Companies

“Disruptive technology doesn’t sneak up on anybody; it’s nearly always loudly heralded long before its victims fall prey to it.” That is one of the observations that Thornton A. May, a futurist and author of The New Know: Innovation Powered by Analytics, makes after researching why market leaders sometimes fall prey to disruptive technology. Similarly, […]

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