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How the Supply Chain Crisis Unfolded

How the Supply Chain Crisis UnfoldedBy Kayleigh Hansen     Dec. 6, 2021Ships stuck at sea, warehouses overflowing, trucks without drivers: The highly intricate and interconnected global supply chain is in upheaval, with little end in sight. The turmoil has revealed how the need to ship surgical masks to West Africa from China can have a cascading effect on Ford’s …

What I Learned in Supply Chain This Week

Insight – Thinking Ahead: The Digital Impact

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week SeriesThinking Ahead Part IV: The Digital ImpactTags: Supply Chain, First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Import, TechnologyDallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. The chaos throughout the International Supply Chain is now complete. BUY – Suppliers are in various states of back to work; importers have missed critical buy dates, jeopardizing …

What I Learned in Supply Chain This Week

Insight – Thinking Ahead (Part Three)

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week SeriesThinking Ahead Part III: Complicated ComplexityTags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Crisis, Global Supply Chain, Domestic, International, Connection, TechnologyDallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. Following are some of the complexities to consider when planning fall, back to school, and holiday seasons. COVID-19 complicates all three by a large factor, due to demand …

Mercado - What I Learned in Supply Chain This Week

Insight – Thinking Ahead (Part Two)

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week SeriesThinking Ahead Part II: The Global BullwhipTags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Crisis, First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Import, TechnologyDallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. The bullwhip effect in supply chain is when surprises in a forecast yield supply chain inefficiency. We saw it recently with toilet paper where demand surged, leaving …

Mercado - What I Learned in Supply Chain This Week

Insight – People are Good

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week SeriesPeople are GoodTags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Crisis, First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Import, TechnologyDallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. Here is a link to the many different ways that we can help others as we work through this crisis together. This is courtesy of morningbrew.com, a really great daily read …