The Experiential Supply Chain

First it was the industrial economy. Then, creeping into the 21st century we saw the rise of the service economy. Now, supply chains are being disrupted by the experience economy. Led by Millennials who demand both more customized experiences and...

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As Fuel Prices Rise, Here's How Supply Chains Can Cut Transportation Costs

Think about the supply chain of virtually every consumer good. If it travelled from a supplier, to a distributor, to a retailer, then most likely its cost is directly linked to the cost of the fuel that helped it make that journey. 

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Marijuana Goes Mainstream: The Dynamic Supply Chain(s) of a Budding Industry

California’s Prop 64 marked a sea change in the effort to bring an entire industry out of the shadows. As the sixth largest economy in the world and the country’s cannabis capital, many say that California is poised to lead the development of the...

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Earthquake Updates - Hualien, Taiwan

The 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck Eastern Taiwan on February 6th continues to have aftershocks, with plenty more expected to occur in the days ahead. As of writing, there have been 2 fatalities and 200+ injuries mostly in Hualien City....

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Venezuela's Oil Crisis

Venezuela, owner of the world’s largest known oil reserves, has consistently ranked among the top exporters of oil. As of 2012, the country was reported to own at least 20% of global reserves, or an estimated 296.5 billion barrels of oil. Because...

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