Effect of Lockdowns on Essential Goods Value Chain

These interesting times that we are currently living through have thrown open a lot of challenges. Organizations and decision-makers must be agile and innovative to overcome the challenges that COVID-19 has thrown at us. In India, we had 2 lockdown periods in the last 15 months. Being a supply chain student, I try to watch and analyze day-to-day situations with a lot of interest and I see one area that needs improvement when lockdowns are implemented.

Lessons From the Suez Canal Blockage – Supply Chain in the News

In the past few days, the news of the blockage of the Suez Canal by a massive container ship called the Ever Given has been dominating the news, so much so, that even kids are talking about it. The phrase ‘supply chain’ is now being mentioned more often than ever before in news media. Some outlets have estimated the cost...

5 Ways to Optimize Your Logistics & Transportation with Lean

Are you using lean in your logistics and transportation management? “The most dangerous kind of waste is the waste we do not recognize” ~ Shigeo Shingo Lean is a new way of doing business. The transportation company’s culture and behavior should change to apply Lean thinking. Lean thinking focuses on the elimination of all waste

By |2019-04-13T23:09:33-04:00January 20th, 2017|Logistics and Transportation, Supply Chain|1 Comment

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