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Can Collaboration and Community Serve as Catalysts For Innovation in Supply Chain?

Note: A version of this article was first published on July 31, 2019 at Port Technology. The innovations required to reinvent global supply chains will not happen without collaboration. This article describes our experience facilitating such collaborations, starting in late 2017. In late 2016 and early 2017, I spent a lot of time studying trucking […]

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Supply Chain, Innovation, & Technology (#SCIT2019) – Event Summary

More than 800 Supply Chain Professionals from 15 Countries Attend Supply Chain, Innovation & Technology Conference  The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation (#TWSCF) held its inaugural global summit on June 19 and June 20, 2019 in New York City. The 2-day conference was hosted by Microsoft Reactor NYC and Microsoft For Startups in NYC.  The Supply […]

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#CountDown: 8 Days To Launch in Charleston, SC

Acknowledgement: I am grateful to Laura Corder and Benjamin Johnson of the South Carolina Department of Commerce for pointing me to relevant stats and data for this article. Introduction It is with great excitement and anticipation that I write this blog post; At 5:00 PM on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, I’ll join Michael Rentz as […]

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#UnderConstruction | #TNYSCM15: Supply Chain Tech – From The World To NYC

WHAT IS A SUPPLY CHAIN? A network of connected and interdependent organisations mutually and cooperatively working together to control, manage and improve the flow of materials and information from suppliers to end users. — Martin Christopher, Logistics & Supply Chain Management: Creating Value-Adding Networks, 4th ed, Pearson Education Limited 2011, p4 For the month of […]

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#UnderConstruction | Why Is A Global Grassroots Supply Chain Community Starting in NYC, and Charleston, SC?

Disclaimer: This blog post reflects my personal opinions only. It does not represent the opinions of REFASHIOND Ventures, or REFASHIOND CO:LAB. It does not represent the opinions of The New York Supply Chain Meetup, or The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation. It does not reflect the opinions of any other person who is associated with any […]

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#UnderConstruction | Why Is A Global Grassroots Supply Chain Community Starting in NYC, and Bangalore?

Disclaimer: This blog post reflects my personal opinions only. It does not represent the opinions of REFASHIOND Ventures, or REFASHIOND CO:LAB. It does not represent the opinions of The New York Supply Chain Meetup, or The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation. It does not reflect the opinions of any other person who is associated with any […]

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#CountDown: 11 Days To #TNYSCM06: Convergence Across the New Apparel Supply Chain

We’re now just a little over a week away from The New York Supply Chain Meetup’s sixth gathering. The purpose of this post is to outline our plans for that event, and preview what we expect to do in June. We’re still in the early days of building this community, so much of this is subject to […]

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#CountDown: 9 Days To #TNYSCM05 – Bringing The Blockchain From The Lab And Into The Real World

We’re now just a little over a week away from The New York Supply Chain Meetup’s fifth gathering. The purpose of this post is to outline our plans for that event, and preview what we expect to do in May and June 2018 . . . We’re still in the early days of building this community, so much of this […]

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Update #02 | Request For Startups: MaritimeTech Edition

Note/Disclaimer: This blog post represents my opinions only. It does not represent the opinions of my teammates at Particle Ventures (formerly known as KEC Ventures), either individually or collectively. This blog post does not represent the opinions of any one at Maritime Global Technologies Innovation Center (MGTIC), SUNY Maritime College, or any of their related affiliates. […]

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#CountDown: 3 Days to #TNYSCM04 – Supply Chain & Artificial Intelligence

We’re now less than a week from The New York Supply Chain Meetup’s fourth gathering. The purpose of this post is to outline our plans for that event, and preview what we expect to do between now and June 2018 . . . We’re still in the early days of building this community, so much of this is subject to […]

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