Wendy Mackenzie

Supply Chain Management | 3PL | Private Equity

Could clean tech innovations in supply chain and logistics improve a PEs profitability?

Private equity firms invested $27 billion in clean energy in 2021. This 74% jump in spending from 2020 shows the PE industry’s dedication to reducing ...

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Transportation Models | Logistics History and Speculation | Shipping

The design failures that led to today’s colossal container ships, and why you won’t see larger ships in the future

Revolutionary ship design: historical failures and future aspirations Picture the Ever Ace -- the largest container ship in the world, carrying 21,710...

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Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs | Business Intelligence

Profitability takes perspective

How thinking differently about your sub-brand supply chains can change everything

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Logistics Management | Inventory | Warehousing | Procurement | Business Intelligence | Just In Time

Lessons we can learn from the changing lumber industry

When managing your day-to-day freight challenges and struggling to fill customer orders on time, it’s easy to overlook big changes in the market that ...

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Logistics Management | Supply Chain Management | 3PL

The material of a thousand uses

The world economy and the landscape of consumerism, changed once plastics became widely used in products and packaging. As we can tell you, the robust...

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Logistics Management | Transportation Models | On-Time Delivery | Freight Costs | Business Intelligence

Burdened by a dedicated fleet of transportation vehicles? We can fix that.

Does your company’s supply chain rely on a dedicated fleet of vehicles? Do you feel locked into that approach, perhaps owing to some taxing combinatio...

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Logistics Management | Pricing | Transportation Models | Logistics History and Speculation | Freight Costs

How to resolve freight charge disputes without going nuclear

Shipping goods from point A to point B is critical for managing supply chains, meeting market demands and, yes, even detecting incoming bombers during...

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Market Recession | Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs | Rapid Response

The secret formula that beats supply chain uncertainty

Right now, we’re watching a critical supply chain in a state of near-total collapse. Families across the US are bearing the brunt of a critical baby f...

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Entrepreneurial Spirit | Logistics History and Speculation | Supply Chain Management | Business Intelligence

Logistics on Mars

It is the year 2055. It has been a tempestuous few decades for the human species. Supply chains have waxed and waned. Artificial intelligence has brea...

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Logistics Management | Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain | Market Recession | Retail | History of Supply Chain | Logistics History and Speculation | Silicon Chip Shortage | Supply Chain Management

A tale of empty shelf panic, pandemics, and life or death supply chains

A man stumbles out of a dense rainforest into a village clearing. He sways on his feet, sinking to his knees as another bout of trembling crashes over...

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Logistics Management | Pricing Strategy | Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain | Market Recession | Transportation Models | Logistics History and Speculation | Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs | Business Intelligence

Us, Them ... and the Great Unknown

This week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed a new set of rules to standardize how publicly traded companies disclose climate-rela...

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