Banana Split: Nuts About Supply Chains

Simply put, if supply chains stopped tomorrow what would it take to build your own banana split? It’s so easy to take Supply Chain Logistics for granted: We flick casually through aisles of flan, fajitas, fried chicken, fondue, flounder, and frosting. It’s not just food: 97 percent of American clothing is made abroad– China, India, […]

A Bridge Too Far: Global Trucking Grinds to a Halt

“The situation is crazy. People across the world are going to starve if we cannot get Ukrainian grain to them yet our trucks are being held up.” From All About Feed In recent news, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s darling infrastructure initiative– a key bridge in Crimea was blown up as part of the ongoing war […]

Stepping Up the Blue Eagle Way

The Ongoing Pandemic   In A Paradise Built in Hell, Rebecca Solnit writes that disaster “drags us into emergencies that require we act, and act altruistically, bravely, and with initiative in order to survive or save our neighbors, no matter how we vote or what we do for a living.” This has been true for […]

Supply Chain Resilience

Truck and driver wearing a mask with tagline: Supply Chain Resilience & COVID-19

Supply chain resilience is a responsibility.   Supply chain strategy has been focused on driving costs down, rather than resilience or safety. For years now, lowering costs has been the prime motivator in optimizing the movement of goods and reduction of inventories in the worldwide supply chain. The advent and lingering economic impact of COVID-19 […]