Category Archives: Transportation

Aug 25

Gaining Control by losing it.

For mid-size and large organizations the supply chain and logistics process is engaged on two levels, the high level, international space station level, where grand strategies and processes are designed for the organization. Then there is the lower level over … 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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Jan 31

What Atlanta can teach the Supply Chain

Early this week Atlanta came to a complete halt. What can this event teach a person in supply chain and logistics? In truth, most supply chain / logistics people must be secretly smiling themselves because they have experienced minor versions … Read More

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Jan 15

Transportation as a commodity

Here is an interesting video on supply chain brain about trends in transportation in a study by the University of Tennessee and Georgia Southern: http://bit.ly/1aoFnAv. It is interview of Mary Holcomb of the University of Tennessee by the magazine Supply … Read More

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