An early-stage supply chain technology venture capitalist argues for connected platforms and ecosystems in logistics technology as a means to create more customer value than is currently possible.
The World is a Supply Chain
Originally published at www.refashiond.com on Friday, October 18, 2019. Note: 3,749 Words, 14 Minutes Reading Time Authors: Brian Laung Aoaeh, CFA, and Lisa Morales-Hellebo The world is a supply chain. It’s that simple. But what does that really mean? Whether we like it or not, current economic, political, social, and technology trends will compel more people to […]
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 […]
Key Supply Chain Innovation Issues to Consider as the World Becomes More Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous
Note: A version of this story was first published on June 11, 2019, at FreightWaves. For a couple of years now, I wake up each morning thinking to myself; “I wonder what insane thing happened while I was asleep.” Initially, it was an enervating experience. Now, I have become accustomed to it, and I do not […]
Why You Should Be Rooting for Startups Like Uber
Note: A version of this story was first published on May 13, 2019, at FreightWaves. Disclaimer: The author is not an investor in Uber, or any of its competitors. Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest is an investor in FreightWaves. On May 9 — just one day before Uber’s I.P.O., The New York Times published; Why You […]
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 […]