Tag Archives | Logistics & Supply Chain

The Democratization of Data for Supply Chain Logistics

Note: A version of this story was first published on May 29, 2019, at FreightWaves. Almost every day, there are reports warning of severe weather events, across the United States and in other parts of the world. About two weeks ago, while listening to one of those reports I thought to myself “I wonder how easy […]

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Our Trash Is Creating A Coming Supply Chain Crisis

Note: A version of this story was first published on May 22, 2019, at FreightWaves. News reports about the 2019 Copenhagen Fashion Summit (May 15 — May 16, 2019) highlighted current efforts by the French government to encourage fashion companies to establish sustainability goals for the industry. French President, Emmanuel Macron, has appointed Francois-Henri Pinault, CEO […]

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Is disruption finally underway in the freight brokerage industry?

Note: A version of this story was first published on May 10, 2019, at FreightWaves. On April 25, Amazon announced that it was making an investment of $800 million to reduce delivery times, from two days to one, for members of Amazon Prime. The next day FreightWaves was first to report that, without any fanfare, Amazon […]

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A Big Change Is Coming To Maritime Shipping And It Could Affect Everything

Note: A version of this story was first published on April 30, 2019, at FreightWaves. The maritime freight shipping industry is central to the functioning of the modern world. Yet it is foreign to most people because it is largely hidden from view. A big change in the way the industry uses oil will come into […]

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Logistics Network Optimization — Why This Time Is Different

Note: A version of this article was first published on April 23, 2019 at FreightWaves. Amazon has changed the retail business. It has changed the cloud computing business. It has also changed the supply chain business, but perhaps not in the way that you think. On April 9, 2015, Amazon published a blog post on the […]

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NRF Big Show 2019 – My EXPO Hall Tour Notes

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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The Fashion Supply Chain Is Broken

By Brian Laung Aoaeh and Lisa Morales-Hellebo Originally published at www.refashiond.com on October 14, 2018. Authors’ Note: This is the first in a series of six articles about problems and opportunities in global supply chains, with a focus on the fashion industry. This article frames the problem. The next article will delve into a historical analyses of […]

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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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