Articles | March 2021

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I.T. Toolkit

Getting Into the Spirits

Craft spirit makers like Montanya Distillers are limited to distributing liquor in select states. The Spirit Hub warehouse management platform helps the distiller sell directly to consumers while staying compliant with regulations across the country.

Reader Profile

Sandeep Dalvie: In His Element

A profile of Sandeep Dalvie, global supply chain director in the titanium technologies business with The Chemours Company, a chemistry company and one of the top producers of titanium dioxide.


Online ExclusiveBobbie Ttooulis, Executive Director, Global Freight Solutions

Overcoming the Returns Challenge

Returns have become an integral part of online shopping. In order to ensure no delays in the return supply chain and give customers a first-class experience, retailers need a robust returns platform.

Online ExclusiveWill Chu, Vector, CEO & Co-Founder

3 Vital Steps Toward Contactless Supply Chains

As the industry works toward a contactless standard, shippers can get a leg up on what’s to come by ensuring their operations are digital, interoperable and able to collect and analyze data.

Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

The President’s 2021 Trade Policy

The Biden Administration’s new trade policy report is filled with laudable goals such as beating COVID-19, American family relief, and the Build Back Better initiative. But should these goals be the basis of U.S. trade policy or negotiating position with other countries?

Justin Marx

COVID-19Justin Marx

Meat Importer Carves Out Success

Because it imports and distributes to each level of the supply chain, including the last mile, Marx Foods has visibility into each supply chain link. In 2020, COVID taught it a lot about how to manage the supply chain in 2021.

Good QuestionKatrina Arabe

What's your best importing or exporting advice?

From utilizing barcoding to understanding the macro view of the global economy, these supply chain leaders share their best import and export guidance.

David Jarmon

Supply Chain SecurityDavid Jarmon

Can Your Supply Chain Withstand the Unexpected?

How do we defend dynamic threats to the backbone of how we consume goods and services? Here are tips to achieve a secure and available supply chain.

Paul A. Myerson

The Lean Supply ChainPaul A. Myerson

Omnichannel Delivers, But at What Cost?

The real winners in e-commerce and omnichannel retail will be the ones who master managing their fulfillment and last-mile operations and costs.

Online ExclusiveViewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisBettina Staffa, CFO, DHL eCommerce Solutions Americas

Silencing Self-Doubt and Building the Next Generation of Women Leaders

In any field—but particularly male-dominated industries—it is important for managers and supervisors to challenge and encourage their young female workers. This is certainly the case in the logistics and e-commerce sector of which I am a part, both fast-growing and exciting fields that offer young women many opportunities.


Ten Tips

Boosting Supply Chain Visibility

With the explosion of e-commerce delivery demands and shifts in supply chain practices, visibility is more important than ever. Here are 10 tips to help you optimize your business.


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