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 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 …

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 …

What I Learned in Supply Chain This Week

Insight – Thinking Ahead: The Digital Impact

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series Thinking Ahead Part IV: The Digital Impact Tags: Supply Chain, First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Import, Technology Dallas-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 …

Mercado | How to Optimize the First Mile of the Supply Chain

How to Optimize the First Mile of the Supply Chain

How to Optimize the First Mile of the Supply Chain Tags: First Mile, Optimize, Global Supply Chain, International Trade Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. We’ve long heard the importance of the Final Mile (also known as the Last Mile) within international supply chain and logistics. From procurement to sourcing to delivery, the Final Mile is often heralded …