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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 | Transportation Models | Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs

Capacity: Why is it so flingin’ flangin’ hard to get right?

Imagine that you need to ship an item with a carrier. You run the math and estimate a shipping cost of $1000. A week later, the carrier comes back and...

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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 | Case Studies | Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain | Distributor | History of Supply Chain | Logistics History and Speculation | On-Time Delivery | Freight Costs

When big things come in big packages

New York City Harbor. 1885. June 17th … about 6:30 pm. With your time machine safely concealed in an alley under an old paint-splattered tarp, you sit...

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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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Logistics Management | Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain | Pricing | Distributor | Business Intelligence

How we help businesses ship difficult products

Construction materials that are hard to move and require special handling pose unique supply chain challenges. First, you have training to contend wit...

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Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain | Market Recession | Dropshipping | Warehousing

The “Whole Package” isn’t a package

The last few years have changed supply chains everywhere. Businesses large and small are facing this make or break moment where they have to find new ...

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Logistics Management | Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain | Distributor | Transportation Models

Unboxing the packaging industry

In just a few years, packaging will likely be unrecognizable from what it is today. The industry has seen aggressive R&D investment in flexible, e...

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Logistics Management | Entrepreneurial Spirit | Origin Story

Perseverance. Competitiveness. Dedication. Heart. Passion.

What moves a 13-year-old boy to wake up at 3 a.m., ride his bike to a pier in Lake Michigan, and spend all day casting a fishing rod in hopes of conne...

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