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…

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:…

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…

US Department of Justice; Combatting COVID-19 Fraud
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US Department of Justice; Combatting COVID-19 Fraud

Be aware that criminals are attempting to exploit COVID-19 worldwide through a variety of scams. If you think you are a victim of a scam or attempted fraud involving COVID-19, you can report it without leaving your home by calling the Department of Justice’s National Center for Disaster Fraud Hotline at 866-720-5721 or submit the…

FBI Urges Vigilance During COVID-19 Pandemic
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FBI Urges Vigilance During COVID-19 Pandemic

As the United States and the world deal with the ongoing pandemic, the FBI’s national security and criminal investigative work continues. There are threats you should be aware of so you can take steps to protect yourself. Children who are home from school and spending more time online may be at increased risk for exploitation….