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Education & Careers

Brian Kennedy

Crafting a Notable Job Title

A job title is more than just the name of the job you do. It is a badge, a ranking, a symbol of your worth within the particular company you work for. As the growth of the supply chain and logistics sector increases year after year, so does the competition for a notable supply chain job title.

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Supply Chain’s Rising Stars

“Supply chain is an untouched territory of future developments,” says Charlotte de Brabandt, megawatt winner, Rising Supply Chain Stars program. Saving more than $10 million, updating technology across 8,900 stores, explaining results from a 27-country region to top management, and increasing forecast accuracy with new digital tools are just some achievements of the latest winners […]

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Logistics Lexicon for the Times (Part 2)

BODFC Buy-online-deliver-from-curb model used for e-commerce fulfillment to minimize contact between consumer and retail employee. Demand distortion Significant, short-term change in product demand due to drastically different consumer behavior. Floating storage Using containerships to store product while weathering demand disturbances. Pivot Quickly execute a sharp move away from normal manufacturing or logistics operations to address […]

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Logistics Lexicon for the Times

Always responder Logistics professional who keeps goods moving at all times, including crisis situations.       Replenishment algorithms If-then inventory scenarios that can be adjusted to ensure grocery supply chains can respond to surging demand.         No-contact or contactless delivery Completing transport to a prearranged location without any face-to-face interaction.   […]

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Making Sense of Supply Chain Education

Making Sense of Supply Chain Education

Class is in session! Professors at some of the country’s leading supply chain education programs join Inbound Logistics for a lesson in how they are preparing the next generation of professionals, whether they come from business programs or engineering schools, for tomorrow’s challenges.

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Ethan Frisch: The Spice is Right

Ethan Frisch: The Spice is Right

Ethan Frisch is co-founder/co-owner of Burlap & Barrel, a single- origin spice company. Responsibilities: Establishing supply chains linking farmers with chefs and home cooks; sourcing unique spices; building relationships with restaurants and manufacturers. Experience: Co-host, Why Food? podcast; NYC Team Lead and Senior Operations Manager, Zomato; Logistics Manager, Doctors Without Borders; Policy Advisor and National […]

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