Mercado | Mercado x Sourcing Journal Fire Side Chats

How Digital Relationships Build the Foundation for Efficient, Ethical Supply Chains

Partnership How Digital Relationships Build the Foundation for Efficient, Ethical Supply Chains Mercado Labs x Sourcing Journal Fireside Chat Series Watch episode 01 now → Overview: Fashion, retail, furniture, sporting goods. Whatever your industry, chances are you’re undergoing substantial changes right now to reduce commercial and compliance risks, but industries will need technology to successfully collaborate for change. The Final …

Mercado | FreightWaves and project44 webinar: FreightWaves x project44 - This Year's Supply Chain Bottlenecks and Obstacles

Webinar: FreightWaves x project44 – This Year’s Supply Chain Bottlenecks and Obstacles

This Year’s Supply Chain Bottlenecks and Obstacles FreightWaves x project44 Webinar When: 21st Jan, 2021 Live: 01:00 PM CST Webinar starts in: Re-watch now → Overview: Demand and supply in transportation markets have been disrupted in unpredictable ways, exposing vulnerable bottlenecks in the supply chain. In 2020, we saw a series of rolling supply chain crises from coastal China to …

Mercado | Bed Bath & Beyond's Fist Mile focus to reduce tied up working capital is a winner

Insight – Bed Bath & Beyond’s Fist Mile focus to reduce tied up working capital is a winner

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series Bed Bath & Beyond’s Fist Mile focus to reduce tied up working capital is a winner Tags: First Mile, Working Capital, Trapped Cash, Bed Bath & Beyond, Global Supply Chain, Import, International Supply Chain, Retail, Supply, Supply Chain, Technology Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. This week The …

Mercado | What Costco can learn about connecting supply and demand

Insight – Lessons learned from Costoco’s supply and demand issue

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series Lessons learned from Costoco’s supply and demand issue Tags: Demand, First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Import, International Supply Chain, Magic Quadrant, Retail, Supply, Supply Chain, Technology Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. I recently read an article in The Wall Street Journal featuring Costco Wholesale CFO Richard Galanti …

Mercado | Magic Qudrant

Insight – The Magic Supply Chain Quadrant

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series $$ The Magic Supply Chain Quadrant $$ Tags: First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Import, International Supply Chain, Magic Quadrant, Retail, Supply Chain, Technology Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. Here, you can read a great article by John Thorbeck on the relative advantages of First, Middle, and Final …

Mercado | Why it's critical to digitally connect the supply to the demand for improved visibility and efficiency

Insight – Why it’s critical to digitally connect supply to demand

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series Why it’s critical to digitally connect your supply with your demand Tags: Digital, Supply Chain, Warehouse Management, WMS, Supply, Demand, Global Trade, Trade Wars Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. We just started working with a direct to consumer client who is “buried’” right now as their online …

What I Learned in Supply Chain This Week

Insight – The China Conundrum: Should we stay, or should we go?

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series The China Conundrum: Should we stay, or should we go? Tags: China, First Mile, International Supply Chain, Global Trade, Trade Wars Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. I have been doing a lot of research related to ending trade with China. My conclusion: It is complicated. Economic vs. …

What I Learned in Supply Chain This Week

Insight – Thinking Ahead: The Fashion Prescription

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series Thinking Ahead: The Fashion Prescription Tags: Fashion, Retail, First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Import, Supply Chain, Technology Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. “Unless we can control the supply chain, we are always going to be a victim” – Gary Wassner Retail is expected to lose $2.1T in …

What I Learned in Supply Chain This Week

Insight – Thinking Ahead: The storm before the calm

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series Thinking Ahead Part VI: The storm before the calm Tags: First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Import, Supply Chain, Technology Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. If you are sensitive, please stop reading here! According to Forrester, retail is expected to lose $2.2T in 2020. T = Trillion. Essentials …

Mercado | Insights - The McDonald's Paradox

Insight – Thinking Ahead: Does McDonald’s have it wrong?

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series Thinking Ahead Part V: Does McDonald’s have it wrong? Tags: First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Import, McDonalds, Supply Chain, Technology Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. Let’s imagine ordering a meal from McDonald’s worked the same as ordering products internationally. I ask the “supplier” (McDonalds) to “produce” a …