The Friday Five: Adding the human element to digital supply chains
Digital supply chains create a lot of data. Big, messy data. And technology alone can't solve the problem. Logistics orchestration requires a human touch.
The Friday Five: Ever Given on the move has me singing Etta James
When Etta James penned “At Last,” I bet she didn’t think it would be tied to the freeing of a 20,000 TEU ship. Yet, here we are. Finally, the Ever Given has been cleared to continue to its next port of call after an undisclosed settlement between the Suez Canal Authority and ship owners and insurers. Learn more about the Ever Given, DHL Express new investments, Trans-Pacific capacity, Biden Administration issuing executive orders and shipping challenges for perishable food importers in today’s Friday Five!
The Friday Five: A hot take on logistics from Alexander the Great
Logisticians have long paid the price when things don't go as planned. Hopefully not as dire as in Alexander the Great’s days, but times are tough for LSPs and they don’t seem to be letting up.
The Friday Five: Global supply chain chaos means $11 billion is still a rough day at the office
Amazon Prime Day took center stage this week, illustrating how the continued chaos in ocean freight is slowing down global supply chains. A deeper dive into Amazon’s Prime Day, Elon Musk, DP World and Virgin Hyperloop interest in container transport, and other news that is impacting global trade in this week's Friday Five!
Leveraging orchestration to overcome global logistics inefficiencies
Global logistics has inherent challenges. Tapping into the hidden potential of your people and data can unlock the ability for logistics orchestration.
The Friday Five: Lions, Tigers, and Acquisitions, Oh My!
A new wave of acquisitions kicked off this week with Danish logistic provider DSV acquiring Agility’s Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) making them one of the largest 3PLs in the world. A deeper dive into the acquisitions, the economic impact of deepening ports and the role of technology in supply chain transformation all in this week’s Friday Five!
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