Chennai Floods Halt Manufacturing

After a brief respite, torrential rains continue to batter Chennai, on India's Southeastern coast. How is the situation affecting manufacturing and logistics in one of India's tech hubs?

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Dr. Hau Lee on the New Supply Chain—and What to Watch Out for in TPP

Welcome to the third installment of Supply Chain Spotlight, Elementum’s interview series. We speak with the most influential people in today’s global supply chain. Each interview is a conversation about the most important topics and tasks facing...

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Professor Yossi Sheffi on Resilience, Visibility, and Biggest Risks this Holiday Season

Welcome to the second installment of Supply Chain Spotlight, Elementum’s interview series. We speak with the most influential people in today’s global supply chain. Each interview is a conversation about the most important topics and tasks facing...

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Update: Hurricane Patricia's Impact

The largest hurricane ever recorded quickly turned into a tropical depression as it hit Mexico's west coast this weekend.  

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Professor Richard Wilding on Medieval Logistics, the New Omni-Channel, and How to Really Build Trust

Welcome to the first installment of Supply Chain Spotlight, Elementum’s interview series. We speak with the most influential people in today’s global supply chain. Each interview is a conversation about the most important topics and tasks facing...

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How Tianjin's Aftermath is Affecting West Coast Ports

West Coast ports are seeing limited recovery after months of congestion and reduced volume. While the ports are implementing new tactics to drive container volumes, the recent disaster in Tianjin could throw operations, once more, into chaos.

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I (Don't) Drive Your Truck: West Coast Truckers Strike Again

The trucking industry has turned to technology to address the industry's worsening trucker shortage and labor strike issues while Congress attempts to resolve the problem through legislation.
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FAA Grants Drones Permission to Take Off

 Last Friday, a drone delivered medicine to a remote clinic in a coal mining region of southwest Virginia. Here's what the event marked the first FAA-approved drone delivery in the US means for your supply chain.

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Road to Nowhere: The Dire Status of U.S. Infrastructure

The collapse of a major bridge on I-10 connecting California to Arizona served as a striking reminder that US infrastructure is failing and little is being done about it.

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