Mercado | Article | From ‘Chains’ to Response Networks - How to align your supply and demand networks

From ‘chains’ to response networks: How to align your supply and demand networks

ArticleFrom ‘chains’ to response networks: How to align your supply and demand networksThe advantages of having a digital supply networkWhen the British logistician Keith Oliver coined the term “supply chain” in the 1980s, the world was incredibly disconnected in comparison to the modern era. Globalization was in its early days, PCs were yet to be mass manufactured, and the World …

Mercado | Insights - Beyond the ports, what's next?

Beyond the ports, what’s next?

Article | What I learned in Supply ChainBeyond the ports, what’s next?October 14th, 20216 minute readSubscribe for more insights, straight to your inboxEvery week, Mercado CEO Rob Garrison pens his latest learnings from the supply chain industry as part of an on-going series. Each article aims to share a little insight into what’s going on that week, and to help …

Mercado | Insights - What I Learned in Supply Chain, by Rob Garrison

Insight – The ‘90s called

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week SeriesThe ‘90s called, and they want their supply chain “Office” back!Tags: Global Supply Chain, First Mile, Final Mile, TechnologyDallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade.When I began in this industry, the common tools for managing the supply side of the supply chain were email and Excel. These tools weren’t selected …