Category Archives: Logistics

Jan 15

Business Interruption Insurance and the Supply Chain

There has been a lot written about planning for supply chain risk and resilient supply chains. Insurers looking to cut claim costs on business interruption insurance now realize planning for supply chain risk and resilience cut significantly cut claim costs … Read More

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Jul 27

Plant visit

Much of the literature of the supply chain is on the exciting stuff of grand overviews and the latest amazing software tools. There is a place for that. Little is written in most of these book, articles and web blogs … Read More

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Jun 16

Realistic Transportation Contracts

Think about transportation contracts between a carrier and a shipper. They are in three parts, two of which receive a lot of scrutiny, and the last part not so much. These three parts are liability considerations, rates, and the last … Read More

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May 29

What you do counts

In the April 2015 edition of the supply chain magazine, DC Velocity, the lead story was entitled:  “LEED or Follow”  and can be found here: http://www.dcvelocity.com/articles/20150318-leed-or-follow/.  The story is particularly good going over the various details needed to make a … Read More

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May 13

Relationship Managers

I recently heard a presentation by Indiana University Professor of International Strategic Management, Dr. Marjorie Lyles, on the growing role of new position, Relationship Managers. Supply Chain is all about relationships with suppliers, transportation carriers and operators, storage facilities and … Read More

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