Sat.May 23, 2020

The Niches Have Riches with Kevin Hill

The Logistics of Logistics

The Niches Have Riches with Kevin Hill. Kevin Hill and Joe Lynch discuss why the niches have riches, which refers to the advantage of specializing and owning a niche.

Logistics, Digital Transformation and Future Logisticians

Logistics in War

By Peter Layton. In his seminal work, Logistics in the National Defense , Henry Eccles writes: “Logistics is the bridge between our national economy and the actual operations of our combat forces in the field.” It’s a pithy description that gets to the heart of the matter, stimulating thinking.

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Conflict and hunger???Looking back, looking forward

World Food Programme Logistics

Conflict and hunger?—?Looking

RTR: Kuehne+Nagel owner sees about 20,000 job cuts – Die Welt

The LoadStar

REUTERS reports: Freight-forwarder Kuehne+Nagel (KNIN.S) may cut more than 20,000 jobs, with warehouse workers most affected, as the coronavirus-caused economic crisis hits shipping, controlling shareholder Klaus-Michael Kuehne said in an interview. Kuehne+Nagel, which employs 83,000 people, will likely cut jobs in locations such as the United States that unlike some European countries does not have a system of short-time working to fall back on to prevent massive layoffs, he told Germany’s Die.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

CNN: Hertz files for bankruptcy

The LoadStar

CNN reports: Hertz filed for bankruptcy Friday night, the latest victim of the sudden economic downturn sparked by the Covid-19 pandemic. The company has been renting cars since 1918, when it set up shop with a dozen Ford Model Ts, and has survived the Great Depression, the virtual halt of US auto production during World War II and numerous oil price shocks. By declaring bankruptcy, Hertz says it intends to stay in business while.