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 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 …