Category Archives: Logistics

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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Apr 02

Standardized Packaging Going Against the Grain

Last week I attended the ProMat convention, a material handling convention featuring vendors of sort of products from machines to software related to material handling.  Among the educational seminars I attended was an educational session where the Physical Internet and … Read More

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Mar 27

Physical Internet

What is the “Physical Internet”? And is it remotely practical from a logistics practitioner’s point of view? Lastly, should we not rename the “Physical Internet” the “Supply Chain of Things”? Every once in a while one is humbled when a … Read More

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Dec 29

Supply Chain Issues for 2015

2014, My Predictions and How They turned out, 2015 to follow this section Before I attempt to look ahead, let’s see how cloudy my crystal ball was back in December 2013. Here is what I predicted and what I missed. … Read More

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