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

How to Optimize the First Mile of the Supply Chain

Insight | Mercado Labs Knowledge BaseHow To Optimize The First Mile Of The Supply ChainYou can read his full post here →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 as the Rosetta Stone of supply …

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, …

Mercado | The Battle for Supply Chain Superiority: First Mile versus Last Mile

The Battle for Supply Chain Superiority: First Mile versus Last Mile

The battle for Supply Chain superiority: First Mile versus Last MileTags: First Mile, Last Mile, Global Supply Chain, Importing, TechnologyDallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade.The final steps in the international supply chain, often referred to as the Final Mile (or Last Mile), have been the focus for improvement for some time. New brands have shot up in recent …

Mercado | What is the First Mile in the Supply Chain?

What is the First Mile of the Supply Chain?

ArticleSupportWhat is the first mile of the supply chain?The face of the supply chain is changing dramatically. For the past few years, geopolitical turmoil and shifting consumer priorities have been setting the stage for gradual changes. When the recent global pandemic hit, it shut down practically the entire global supply chain, revealing an industry with not only cracks in it, …