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Welcome to Supply Mesh Best Practices

Are your company’s leaders or investors still not clear on the sort of mayhem your supply chain has dealt with this year and the steps needed to protect it against future disruptions? Maybe a slight terminology change is in order.

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Five Steps to Improve Logistics Companies' Profitibility

Logistics companies that transform their pricing could increase revenue by 2-4%, translating to as much as a 30-60% increase in operating profit, according to McKinsey & Co.

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E-commerce Gains Pose Fulfillment Pains for Retailers

E-commerce gains have been wonderful for retailers … and not so wonderful. Retailers have faced major fulfillment challenges from the rapid rise of e-commerce during the pandemic.

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By the Numbers

2.07 million

U.S. ports processed an estimated 2.07 million twenty-foot equivalent units in November. That was a 22.4% increase from 2019 and the fourth-busiest month on record, the National Retail Federation noted.

Quote/Unquote:

"Supply chain security is the collective responsibility of government and the manufacturing base. As cyber environments mature and we become increasingly aware of cyber vulnerabilities in commercial and government sectors, the next frontier of national security is supply chain integrity."

Jay Town, vice president and general counsel at Gray Analytics in Huntsville, Ala., and former United States attorney, writing this week in National Defense. His blog was titled "China Exploiting Supply Chain Vulnerabilities."

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