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.
Supply Chain Logistics
#SupplyChainTech: What is Supply Chain Technology, and Why is it the Biggest Investment Opportunity of Our Lifetime?
What is #SupplyChainTech, and why is it the biggest investment opportunity of our lifetime. An early-stage supply chain tech venture capitalist’s perspective.
#UserManual – Send Us All The Early-Stage Supply Chain Technology Startups
Author’s Note: This blog post is an updated version of User Manual: The Early Stage Startups I Want To Hear About Most in 2016 and 2017 and User Manual: The Early Stage Startups I Want To Hear About Most in 2017 and 2018. Certain portions of this version may be exactly the same as in […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]