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Supply Chain From The Field

Jun 19, 2024

How Road Freight Technologies Are Reshaping Maritime Shipping Practices

Today’s blog is written by a guest writer, Graham Perry, a writer at Business Tech Innovations specializing in logistics supply chain optimization. With expertise in fleet management and transportation technology,… 

Jan 2, 2024

Supply Chain Leadership Series VIII: Todd Imhoff, CEO, Restaurant Supply Chain Solutions (YUM)

Running a Purchasing Cooperative involves many stakeholders! As President and CEO Restaurant Supply Chain Solutions (RSCS), Todd Imhoff is responsible for all aspects of RSCS’s business strategy, overseeing the quick-service restaurant… 

Dec 27, 2023

Supply Chain Leadership Series VII: Matthew Wallace, CEO, Project DXM

Changing the way people buy apparel Matthew Wallace has worked in a number of apparel management roles over his career, including as a Senior Director of Sourcing for Merchandising at… 

Jun 22, 2023

Hanjin sends shippers scrambling…

Hanjin bankruptcy gives shippers crash course in risk mitigation The bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping will have shippers scrambling for transport alternatives during Peak Season, as global seaports also struggle to… 

May 11, 2023

Shining a Light on the EV Supply Chain: A Poor Environmental and Human Rights Record

For years, the public has been going around buying electric vehicles, claiming that they are promoting “clean energy” and contributing to less global warming, feeling very smug about themselves.  However,… 

Jan 28, 2023

Can you WFH & Walk?

This is the second guest blog from Craig Lukasik , an MBA supply chain graduate from the Poole College of Management’s supply chain program.  In this thought piece he debates… 

Sep 20, 2022

The China-Taiwan Semiconductor Question

With the recent visit of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, as well as the passing of the CHIPS Act, the public and the media have more questions than ever… 

Jun 10, 2021

Will Supply Chain Price Increases Result in Inflation? The Fed isn’t Worried…

As vaccination rates in the US, the UK, and Europe have risen, economies have shifted back and capital projects are beginning to resume.  However, significant problems remain with respect to… 

Mar 12, 2021

Supply Chain Preparedness Lessons Learned: The Gulf Coast Refineries and the Texas Storm

I interviewed some individuals who work in the Houston area and learned more about what happened.  One supply chain executive shared with me some of the challenges they experienced during… 

Jul 31, 2020

Force Majeure: A Non-Issue When it Comes to COVID Supply Chain Disruptions

Early in the pandemic, many lawyers were licking their chops, thinking about the stream of force majeure lawsuits that would be coming their way, with manufacturers suing suppliers, and vice…