Digitalization
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Digitalization

Recorded: March 20, 2021 About the podcast In this episode, Ron and Joseph discuss supply chains and digitalization.  Certainly, recent events and the disruptions that have gone with them have illuminated the need and benefits of digitalization.  And it’s no longer just about digital documents required for moving products from one point to another, but to…

5 Challenges to Expanding into Europe with Joe Paris
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5 Challenges to Expanding into Europe with Joe Paris

From the “Logistics of Logistics” podcast; June 4th, 2020 Joseph Paris and Joe Lynch discuss 5 challenges to expanding into Europe. As an American entrepreneur and recognized expert in operational excellence living in Germany, Joe Paris has unique, first-hand insights into the challenges facing American companies expanding into Europe. Key Takeaways – 5 Challenges to Expanding into Europe…

How Toyota thrives when the chips are down
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How Toyota thrives when the chips are down

(Reuters) – Toyota may have pioneered the just-in-time manufacturing strategy but when it comes to chips, its decision to stockpile what have become key components in cars goes back a decade to the Fukushima disaster. After the catastrophe severed Toyota’s supply chains on March 11, 2011, the world’s biggest automaker realised the lead-time for semiconductors…

Event, Feb 25, 2021: Logistics M&A Outlook; Will Corporations Still Ride the Bull Market?
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Event, Feb 25, 2021: Logistics M&A Outlook; Will Corporations Still Ride the Bull Market?

Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management M&A activity in the transportation and logistics sector was booming in 2020. Will the trend continue in 2021? Join a panel of industry insiders as they reflect on last year’s exceptional deal flow and discuss expectations for the year ahead. Topics include:• What were the key drivers of acquisition…

One Way to Build More Resilient Medical Supply Chains in the U.S
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One Way to Build More Resilient Medical Supply Chains in the U.S

Summary.   When shortages of PPE and other medical supplies hit in the early months of the pandemic, tens of thousands of domestic producers — from individual to large companies in other industries — sprang into action and made a huge difference. They should not be forgotten after the pandemic is over. Health care organizations should factor them…

Warehouse Optimization
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Warehouse Optimization

Recorded: January 30, 2021 About the podcast In this episode of “Supercharged Supply Chain”, Ron and Joseph discuss warehousing; its present state, trends, some of the opportunities and challenges that exist, and what the future might hold. One of the biggest beneficiaries of the COVID pandemic has been the warehouse industry. The increase in the…

5 Challenges to Expanding into Europe with Joseph Paris
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5 Challenges to Expanding into Europe with Joseph Paris

Joseph Paris and Joe Lynch discuss 5 challenges to expanding into Europe. As an American entrepreneur and recognized expert in operational excellence living in Germany, Joseph has unique, first-hand insights into the challenges facing American companies expanding into Europe. Key Takeaways In Joe’s experience the biggest problems American’s companies struggle when expanding into Europe, for the following reasons:…

Supply Chain Resilience
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Supply Chain Resilience

Recorded: November 15, 2020 About the podcast In our last podcast, “Supply Chains in a VUCA World”, Ron and Joseph shared the risks to supply chains in a world that is not settled and predictable (and probably will never really be).  Under such circumstances, what are some of the countermeasures that can be deployed by…

How the COVID-19 Vaccine Will Get to You, with Help from ‘Cold Chain’ Technology
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How the COVID-19 Vaccine Will Get to You, with Help from ‘Cold Chain’ Technology

Ron Leibman, a partner of McCarter & English, was called upon as an expert for an article in Forbes on Supply Chain and Logistics related to the distribution requirements for the COVID-19 vaccines. “On Sunday, December 13, temperature-controlled semi-trailer trucks operated by Boyle Transportation, a UPS partner, hauled the first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses exiting…

IBM Releases Report on Cyber Actors Targeting the COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain
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IBM Releases Report on Cyber Actors Targeting the COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain

IBM X-Force has released a report on malicious cyber actors targeting the COVID-19 cold chain—an integral part of delivering and storing a vaccine at safe temperatures. Impersonating a biomedical company, cyber actors are sending phishing and spearphishing emails to executives and global organizations involved in vaccine storage and transport to harvest account credentials. The emails…