Are Global Challenges Really Global?

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About the podcast In this episode, Ron and Joseph discuss the supply chain and logistical challenges that are supposedly global in nature. But are they really? And to what extent? Joseph starts by sharing that none of the reported stresses in supply chain and logistics are being reported in Europe. The dozens of ships parked…
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Questioning what we know

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Recorded: April 24, 2021 About the podcast In this episode, Ron and Joseph call into question the body of knowledge that is the basis of the discipline of supply chain as it exists today. Keeping in mind that the modern supply chain has existed for roughly 30 years, with the fall of the Berlin Wall, the…
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Digitalization

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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…
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Warehouse Optimization

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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…
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Supply Chain Resilience

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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…
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Supply Chains in a VUCA World

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Recorded: November 15, 2020 About the podcast Our supply chains operate in a world that is full of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity; a VUCA world where; V = Volatility: there is a lack of stability with what being known today changes often without warning.  U = Uncertainty: there is a lack of knowing all…
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