Articles | June 2020

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Profile of Andrew Kirkwood, CEO, BluJay Solutions.


Online ExclusiveMark Segner, Vice President, Global Sales, Descartes Datamyne

The Value of Global Trade Insights in Navigating COVID-19 Supply Chain Disruptions

With the daunting task of navigating the rapidly changing global trade landscape, where should shippers begin? Actionable global trade data is your lifeline for supply chain resilience. Global trade intelligence solutions can help businesses swiftly find alternative suppliers in a concise three-step process: Identify potential sources, analyze costs, and vet potential trading partners.

Online ExclusiveBy: Oren Zaslansky, Founder & CEO, Flock Freight

Automation Is the Key to Warehousing During COVID-19

Supply chain managers don’t have to sacrifice worker safety to maintain production levels during COVID-19. Incorporating automation into warehouses can help solve the problem.

Online ExclusiveEd Chao, CEO, Polte

How Mobile IoT Brings End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility to Life

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed holes in traditional linear methods of supply chain reporting, especially when shipments involve multi-tiered transportation models. To make real-time decisions, shippers need reliable, real-time intelligence, such as Mobile IoT.

Eugene Laney

Eugene Laney

USMCA: A Bright Light for Shippers

Many businesses around the country are suffering due to the economic impacts of COVID-19. However, there may be some light at the end of the tunnel. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will create opportunities for countless companies doing business with Canada and Mexico.

Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

In Defense of You

You've failed at logistics. So says David Segal in his recent article entitled "What Happened to the Great American Logistics Machine?" in The New York Times. So what happened to the Great American Logistics Machine?

Good QuestionKatrina Arabe

What COVID-19 supply chain pivot impressed you the most? Why?

Shippers around the globe pivoted their business in response to the COVID-19 pandemic—these are the innovative pivots that impressed supply chain leaders the most.

Eric Allais

Reverse LogisticsEric Allais

How Returns Impact the Warehouse and What You Can Do About It

While it’s easy to pass off returns as primarily an e-commerce or retail issue, the fact is it’s a challenge all distributors face.


Ten Tips

Reducing the Pandemic's Impact on Transportation

Implementing these best practices can help companies reduce the impact to transportation operations and save costs during business disruptions.


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