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

Insight – China’s Standing 8-Count

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week SeriesChina’s Standing 8-CountTags: Supply Chain, Global Supply Chain, Global Trade, Trade War, Tariffs, Sourcing ShiftsDallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade.Daniel Gardner has published an excellent paper that I call the “Supply Chain Prescription to the Corona Virus.” I was at LINK2020 (hosted by Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)) this …

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

Insight – Managing Unexpected Events

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week SeriesManaging Unexpected EventsTags: First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Global Trade, Import, Coronavirus, COVID-2019, Supply Chain, Global Supply ChainDallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade.I spoke to a number or retailers and wholesalers this week regarding the impacts of COVID-2019 (also known as the Coronavirus). One common theme between them was …

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

Insight – The 1-2 Punch

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week SeriesThe 1-2 PunchTags: First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Global Trade, Import, China, Trade War, TransparencyDallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade.The trade war began to heat up in earnest in 2018. The impacts are now being measured, and — as expected — the results aren’t pretty. Overall global trade slowed …

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

Insight – Transparency is “Trending”

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week SeriesTransparency is “Trending”Tags: First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Global Trade, Import, Sustainability, Technology, TransparencyDallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade.Every week I read another article about transparency in the supply chain. This article from sourcing journal makes it clear consumers are increasingly interested in how their products are made. Importantly, …