Category Archives: Logistics

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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Sep 17

The Ultimate Supply Chain Risk

What is the ultimate supply chain risk?  Imagine a natural disaster destroying your business facilities and/ or the community around it, preventing your employers for working.  Obviously this risk involves more just the organization’s supply chain. But should it occur, … Read More

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Jul 13

Helping your organization South Loop Logistics

In 2013, I started a consulting practice entitled South Loop Logistics. Supply Chain, Logistics and Transportation is my life’s work and something I really enjoy doing. You can reach me at julian@southlooplogistics.com or 312-408-0663. How can South Loop Logistics help … Read More

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Jun 09

When to change

My last post was on the importance of middle management. It can be found here: http://southlooplogistics.com/middle-management-stuck-in-the-middle-with-you/ There is another aspect of middle managers administration that is important, and that is change.  I want to address two separate issues here, process … Read More

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May 12

US-Mexico Trade on the Rise

Last Thursday,  I attended a morning session on the NAFTA trade with Mexico put on by several organizations including the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).  Here some of the things I learned at that event. US-Mexico trade has … Read More

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