Category Archives: Supply Chain / Logistics career

Jul 12

What Could Possibly Go Wrong

Havard Business Review has been putting out a series of articles on Artificial Intellience (AI) replacing all sorts of businesses management and labor including recently in the supply chain with article entitled The Death of the Supply Chain. https://hbr.org/2018/06/the-death-of-supply-chain-management. This … Read More

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Jul 12

Retirement Supply Chain Positions – Part 2

I am fortunate enough to have a retirement position in Supply Chain with Signode. In my previous email I talked about the skills that are needed to be attractive to a potential hiring firm. This blog post I will write … Read More

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Nov 09

Staying current

Small and medium businesses  try to exist in world where many of their customers and suppliers are big time buyers and suppliers with their sophisticated requirements. The supply chain / logistics  managers in these firms can best benefit their firm … 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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