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This Week in COVID19 and Supply Chain

This week, we’re looking again at how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the global economy. Next time, we’ll explore how supply chain leaders are managing it.  Let’s look at some numbers first: Marine Tensions between container lines, U.S. importers, and forwarders are building with tight capacities and a surge in […]

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Hello Again

It has been a year since I have written a blog.  In the meantime, I’ve had the opportunity to create two books – one in Vietnamese and one in English, titled:  The Supply Chain Optimization Field Guide.  Both of largely capture the essence of last year’s blogs into a concise […]

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Sourcing & Cash

Over the years, my relationship with Sourcing has not always been close. You might say we have respect for each other, but our methods of getting to the goal could be at cross purposes. For me, reducing cycle time obtained far greater cost savings than a simple cost-down policy. I […]

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